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The Joys of Flag Collecting

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Flags. At a glance they are giant pieces of fabric hung on the occasional flagpole, wall, ship, and decal. But they’re important to a lot of people. Yet they can also represent nations, ideologies, unions,...

Tomainos Garden, provided by Cameron Tomaino

CNU hobbies: gardenscaping

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor September 26, 2023

Two weeks ago, my life was getting a little boring. I might be taking six classes, am pretty active in a handful of clubs on campus, and juggling two jobs; but I still had hours of downtime with nothing...

Have you called your mom?

Savannah Dunn, News Editor September 26, 2023

Listen up, Captains! The semester is almost halfway through and with things picking up, it can be hard to regularly keep up with family. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior getting ready to graduate,...

Photo provided by Annabelle Puckett

Women in Business club

Alex Noth, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

The Women in Business club is a brand new addition to Christopher Newport University this year. The President of the club, Maggie Traverse, decided to start the club after she went to the Women's Stock...

Harpoon Larrys front entrance, from TripAdvisor

Harpoon Larry’s

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

If you’re out and about and hankering for good seafood, then the right place is closer than you think. Harpoon Larry’s is located at 621 J Clyde Morris Blvd here in Newport News and offers a wide variety...

Top 10 couples costumes

Lindsay deyton, Digital Media Manager September 20, 2023

Sometimes, you and your partner want a really cute and couply costume, but are just completely stumped. Don’t worry, you guys aren’t alone. As it happens I’m currently in that same boat. To throw...

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Best Literary Genres for the Fall

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

1.Cozy mysteries   The cozy mystery genre is often written off as being too formulaic. But if the formula of amateur sleuthing in a small town works, then the cozy mystery is the genre for you...

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The American Foundation for Suicide Pevention

Alex Noth, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention club of Christopher Newport University is dedicated to creating an environment where students can feel comfortable...

Fall sweaters from Unsplash

Pieces You Need in Your Wardrobe this Fall

Quinn Hardy, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

The transition from Summer into Fall brings endless things to be excited about: Halloween, Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, not profusely sweating on a 5-minute walk to class and so on. To me, and I’m...

Club CNU Flyer, from OSI Announcements

Club CNU’s debut

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor September 5, 2023

Just when you think that campus activities have truly run out of ideas, the Office of Orientation and Student Involvement went and started a nightclub. This ‘Club CNU’ had their debut last friday,...

Facebook Post of ants infesting a water bottle cap, provided by Lindsay Deyton

Facebook groups you probably didn’t know exist

Lindsay Deyton, Digital Media Manager September 5, 2023

The only times I ever went on Facebook was to see what cringey birthday photos my mom posted of me or what her friends were commenting on them. Now, with all of the Facebook groups that I’m a part...

Photo taken at Light the Night by Savannah Dunn

Lighting up the Night

Claire Hall, Staff Writer August 30, 2023

As a sophomore, I’ve attended Christopher Newport University’s infamous tradition of “Light the Night” for two years in a row. Light the Night is an evening event hosted by the Student Government...

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