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Researcher discovers potential alien corpses

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor September 26, 2023

On September 12, two “non-human” beings were presented to Mexico’s congress by journalist and researcher Jamie Maussen, an expert on unidentified objects and phenomena. According to CBS News, Maussan...

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Conflict between India and Canada

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Relations between India and Canada have drastically deteriorated over the past few days. It all started when Indo-Candian activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was assassinated in June. Nijjar had been living...

Photo of campus Friday night during the storm taken by Adrianna Cline/ The Captains Log

Tropical Storm Ophelia

Katherine Zickel, Lifestyle Editor September 26, 2023

On Saturday, September 25th, Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall near Emerald Isle, North Carolina around 6:30 am. With winds just shy of being considered hurricane status, Ophelia brought major flooding,...

LGBTQ+ signage stolen from outside of faculty offices

September 26, 2023

This month, several Christopher Newport University faculty members reported LGBTQ+ signage stolen from the exterior of their faculty offices. The incident did not seem to be isolated to one particular...

CNU Title IX office sign, photo by Evelyn Davidson/The Captains Log

Changes to CNU Title IX Office

Savannah Dunn, News Editor September 20, 2023

On Tuesday, Sep. 12, Christopher Newport University President William Kelly sent an email out to faculty, staff, and students indicating that the university’s Title IX office is under new management....

Campus photo taken by Savannah Dunn/ The Captains Log

Board of Visitors Recap

Alex Noth, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

The September 15 Board of Visitors (BOV) meeting included President Kelly discussing the issues facing the university and the steps being taken to resolve them, as well as the BOV addressing Athletics...

From L-R: Jeff Howell of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Christine Ledford, Vice-President for Administration & Auxiliary Services, Dean Nicole Guajardo, President William Kelly, Board of Visitors Rector Lindsey Carney Smith, Esq. ‘01 and Provost Quentin Kidd, photo by Amanda Eacho/TheCaptain’sLog

Construction officially underway for Luter expansion

Evelyn Davidson, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2023

Christopher Newport University President William Kelly, Board of Visitors Rector Lindsey Carney Smith, and Dean of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences Nicole Guajardo offered their remarks at...

What is the G20 Conference?

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor September 12, 2023

For many, last week an annual conference of twenty countries got together and agreed on some things. But this conference, a regular meeting around global economic and political issues, is one of few global...

Deadly Flooding in Libya

Savannah Dunn, News Editor September 12, 2023

More than 3,000 people have been killed in Derna, Libya this week due to deadly floods caused by Medertaranian Storm Daniel. According to CNN, the flooding broke dams in Derna, causing the tsunami-like...

Earthquake in Morocco

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

Around 11:11 PM in the North African nation of Morocco, a devastating earthquake struck the Marrakesh-Safi region. The earthquake measured 6.8-6.9 on the moment magnitude scale, with its effects being...

Screen grab of hazing Violations page on CNU Website

Hazing reports on CNU Website

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor September 12, 2023

This past year, the state of Virginia implemented a new policy in which anyone can view records of hazing incidents that have occurred at the school over the past year. Christopher Newport University’s...

CNU PD detains trespasser during Marching Captains rehearsal

Savannah Dunn and Alex Noth September 12, 2023

CNU Police detained a person trespassing on campus Monday who was allegedly harassing members of the Marching Captains during their rehearsal.  The Captain’s Log spoke with Marching Captain Saul...

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