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Cameron Tomaino near Hells Kitchen in
DC on August, 2023, photo curtesy of Cameron Tomaino

Senior reflection

Cameron Tomaino, Copy Editor April 17, 2024

Hey everyone, readers and staff of the Captain’s Log alike, I still can’t believe that it's the end of my time at The CLOG. I’ve been grateful for every moment since I arrived, proud of every issue...

Jarrett Connolly (left) with his partner,
Eren, outside the 2024 graphic design
display in the Torggler Fine Arts Center, photo courtesy of Jarrett Connolly

Senior reflection

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Well folks, 3 years, 100+ articles, and almost as many sleepless nights later, my time at The Captain’s Log comes to an end as graduation rears its head. I have had a while to think about it and how...

Evelyn Davidson in April of 2024, photo by Katherine Simmons

Senior reflection

Evelyn Davidson, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

After hundreds of long nights spent editing and writing stories, and countless articles published over the last four years, I’ve finally made it to my very last issue of The Captain’s Log.   I...

Senior Reflection

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor April 17, 2024

I applied to be the Arts & Entertainment Editor over the summer of 2022 with little to no journalism experience. I felt stuck and bored with where I was in life and I wanted to try something new in...

A review of Dune: Part 2

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

For many years, adapting Frank Herbert’s iconic science fiction novel “Dune” has been one of the greatest difficulties in film history. Directors have attempted and failed or produced mediocre results....

Students gathered on The Great Lawn on Monday, April 8 for the partial eclipse, photo by Evelyn Davidson

Total eclipse of the campus

Evelyn Davidson, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2024

Hundreds of CNU students, faculty and staff turned to the sky on Monday to experience the highly anticipated partial eclipse that threw shadows over The Great Lawn and left the entire campus lightly chilled.   “There...

The pollen has fallen

The pollen has fallen

Holly Haydon, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

It has unfortunately reached that time of year again when allergies can not be avoided, especially here in the city of Newport News. Spring is one of the best times of year, because it starts to get warmer...

Disney opening credits, photo from Marc Levin on Flickr

A failed attempt at Disney’s board

Alex Noth, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

I’m all for not caring about what a bunch of rich people want to quarrel about, but this time when The Walt Disney Company had their elections for their board of directors, it was worth watching.    This...

Home vs campus

Lindsay Deyton, Digital Media Manager April 3, 2024

Ever since I was a junior in high school, I always wanted to move into my own space, decorate it and have the freedoms that I didn’t have before. While I’ve been able to do all of these things in college,...

Bible, photo from Unsplash

Should religion be kept out of horror movies?

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor April 3, 2024

On March 22, actress Sydney Sweeney’s newest movie “Immaculate” was released in theaters and has met mostly positive reviews and grossed a total of 9.2 million worldwide, according to

Residence Halls: Accommodating, but not without issues

Chloe Grell, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Housing season is upon us and nothing is more daunting than entering the Thunderdome that is the housing portal. Each year results in a new challenge. The portal crashes, your fourth roommate drops from...

Desk with study items, image from Unsplash

The reality of senior burnout and how to overcome it

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

What a semester huh? Are you also feeling the burnout? Are you nights restless? Sad, irritable, and/or indifferent? Do you even care about that test? Does the journey to McMurran feel more like an ascent...

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