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The Pro-Palestine CNU protest, photo by Evelyn Davidson

CNU for Palestine mobilizes demonstrators

Evelyn Davidson May 1, 2024

Several dozen people gathered on the corner of Warwick Boulevard and University Place in support of Palestine on Tuesday evening. The crowd, a mix of CNU students and those not affiliated with the university,...

President Kelly takes a selfie with Nasa staff in the NACA and NASA Hall of Honor taken by Alex Noth

A trip to NASA

Alex Noth, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

On a tour of NASA Langley Research Center that included stops at a wind tunnel, a hangar featuring multiple planes, and a stop in a lab working on autonomous assembly in space for Mars, it all still led...

New changes to CNU’s Title IX Office

Alex Noth, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Christopher Newport University will begin implementing several new revisions to the Title IX Office next year. These include the appointment of a new Title IX Coordinator, the outsourcing of investigations...

Potential tuition and fee increase

Alex Noth and Chloe Grell April 10, 2024

On April 3rd CNU’s Board of Visitors held a public comment session about the proposed Tuition and Fees increase for the 2024-2025 school year. The Board of Visitors sets the Tuition and Fees and will...

Students for Life (SFL) place crosses over York Lawn by Chloe Grell

Chemical abortion demonstration

Chloe Grell, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Christopher Newport University’s (CNU) Students For Life (SFL) held a demonstration on York Lawn on Fri. April 5th 2024. “The demonstration consists of 670 crosses on the lawn to represent the 670...

Cassidy Hutchinson speaking at the PLP event with host, CNU Professor William Mims, photo by
Chloe Grell

Cassidy Hutchinson makes her return to campus

Savannah Dunn, News Editor April 10, 2024

Before Cassidy Hutchinson made her mark in Washington D.C. and the country, she was just another Christopher Newport University (CNU) student with immense goals and aspirations.  Former assistant to...

Title IX Committee Review: Next Steps

Savannah Dunn, News Editor April 3, 2024

President Bill Kelly sent out an email last week with the subject line, “Title IX Next Steps.” This follows an email sent out by the Title IX Next Steps Committee on Feb. 16. After presenting their...

New SGA leadership team

Chloe Grell, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

Leadership team elections took place last night at the Student Government Delegation meeting. Leadership team is elected by the delegation and works with the Executive Board in programming student events...

International News Updates

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

At 1:29 AM EST, the cargo ship MV Dali struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing the bridge to collapse. This shocking incident has shocked the world and has so many asking “how did this happen?”.   The...

Students presenting at one of Paideia’s poster sessions, photo courtesy of CNU OCPR

A Mixed Bag at CNU’s annual research conference

Chloe Grell, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

CNU students from all disciplines will soon showcase their extensive research initiatives at this year’s Paideia conference. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) will host...

Photo of Dr. Palmer with Balou Rasoanaivo, the primary leader of the LGBTQ+ activist movement in Madagascar, provided by Dr. Palmer

Women’s History Month

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

With Women’s History Month coming to an end, The Captain’s Log had the opportunity to talk with some professors on campus who are involved in women, gender, and sexuality studies here at CNU. Dr. Danielle...

International news updates

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Wildfires broke out across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland this past week, likely the result of poor air quality, gusty winds, and low relative humidity. The Shenandoah Valley has been the most affected...

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