The driving dilemma

One of the qualities that sets Christopher Newport University apart from the majority of public colleges in the state of Virginia is the size of its student body. Most institutions exceed a count of approximately 10,000 students, ...

CNU Day 17

A sea of blue crowded the steps of the David Student Union as they posed for a “family photo” to celebrate CNU Day. They weren’t related by blood—rather the unifying factor was the tie to Christopher Newport University. Adelia Tho...

Softball sweeps spring break series

Captain’s softball kicked off spring break in Georgia with three wins throughout the course of a four-game weekend series, versus the nationally eighth-ranked Emory University.  The team swept up both wins on March 4, and the...

final four bound

The Christopher Newport Captains defeated Ohio Northern University, 76-66, handing the Polar Bear’s their first loss of the year and ending Ohio Northern’s 30-game win streak.  With the victory, CNU will move on to the Nation...

A peek into African Culture

Last Monday, the Studio Theatre was transformed into a platform for cultural education during the Symposium on African and Caribbean Diaspora: Culture and Performance.  The symposium had a wide variety of events from lectures...

Analysis of recent horror films

The horror movie blockbusters that Hollywood regurgitates these days are terrible.  They look cheap, and not cheap in the sense that there was a low budget. Cheap in the sense that the filmmakers did not care about their own ...

The success of “Working”

TheaterCNU’s “Working” was an ambitious undertaking and they succeeded in stretching their repertoire in several key ways. The musical distinguishes itself from others by lacking a central plot; it’s based off of Stud Terkel’s 197...

Student profile: Asa Townsend

Walking into the Christopher Newport Center for Engagement office, there is an instant energy that welcomes you in.  The radiant light and warm welcome comes not from the office itself but from the man sitting behind the desk...