The Captain's Log

The Student News Site of Christopher Newport University

The Captain's Log

The Captain's Log

Taco Bell, from Unsplash

On a food budget?

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor February 21, 2024

Getting sick of dining hall food? Here’s some great, quick, places to eat around Christopher Newport University that won’t break the bank.    Waffle House   This diner is a great...

Claire’s Corner

Claire Hall, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

“I’m trying to get into skincare. What are some basic products you recommend?”   As someone who is busy from dawn to dusk, I rarely have time for an extensive skincare routine. Not to...

Frog planter, photo by Evleyn Davidson

Six affordable items at Five Below

Evelyn Davidson, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2024

If you're decorating your dorm on a budget, searching for affordable gifts for friends and family, or just looking to go on a little shopping spree, then Five Below is the place to go. It’s the perfect...

Beads, from Unsplash

Bejeweled Beads club

Claire Hall, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Multiple new clubs were introduced to Christopher Newport University students in the past two semesters, including the Bejeweled Beads Club. The club’s creative name has had quite a history. Sophomore...

Five voting tips

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

     The Virginia Primary Election will happen on March 5th, during spring break. Primary elections give voters the opportunity to decide from a pool of candidates who should be nominated by your...

Unleash the Talent!

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor February 14, 2024

This past weekend many students came out to Gaines theater for a night of impressive talents, presented by Christopher Newport University’s dance group, Hypnotic Control, and their annual “Unleash...

The house special at Smoke BBQ, taken by Jarrett Connolly

Smoke BBQ

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Virginia barbecue has long been praised as being unique and different from other barbecue regions in the country, and if there’s one place nearby that exemplifies excellent barbecue, it's Smoke BBQ....

Butterfly picture, taken by Katherine Zickel

Unique Valentine’s Day gifts

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

To some, Valentine's Day is a fake holiday created by Hallmark. To others, it’s the most romantic day of the year. Whatever way you look at it, think outside the box if you plan on getting someone something....

CNU Bell Tower, taken by
Savannah Dunn

Fun Events from January

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor February 6, 2024

Too often, fun events around campus have been well-kept secrets or quickly forgotten about in the rush of everything going on. This isn’t entirely fair to the people whose energies and passion made all...

Top books to read this year

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor February 6, 2024

Fourth Wing This 2023 New Adult novel written by Rebecca Yarros blew up on TikTok last year. So much so that it was sold out in almost every book store. It’s the first book in the Empyrean series...

Acai bowl from Tropical Smoothie, taken by Jarrett Connolly

Tropical Smoothie Bowls

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

A couple weeks ago, Tropical Smoothie unveiled new “tropic bowls” for their menu. There were 3 yogurt bowls made with Chobani yogurt, these being Green Dream yogurt, Chia Oatmeal Pudding, and Mixed...

Potomac North and south Residence halls, taken by Amanda Eacho

Where do you want to live?

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor January 31, 2024

For those of you that are sick of living at the Residence Halls, you might consider living off campus at any number of apartments available for renting around Newport News. If you’re local, you might...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Captain's Log

Comments (0)

All The Captain's Log Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search
Lifestyle