Career Horoscopes: January 23-30

What’s in your future this week?   Aries (March 21 – April 19) You could be in a nerve-wracking period. Impatience and overwork could agonize your nerves. Nurture yourself and have some harmony. A nice bath or short break to accumulate motivation will help more than you understand. Be happy! Taurus (April 20 – May…

“One in Christ through unity in sisterhood”

Sisters of Sigma Alpha Omega spread God’s love at CNU   Sigma Alpha Omega strives to spread God’s light at Christopher Newport. As CNU’s only religious sorority, it is truly set apart from others on campus. Sigma Alpha Omega is a Christian sorority originally established in 1998. CNU’s chapter, Alpha Delta, came into being about…

First Trumpet Festival held Saturday and Q & A with Dr. Kelly Rossum

2019 Trumpet Festival draws students, community members and long-time players for a full day of masterclasses, performances and more in the Ferguson Center    This Saturday, the CNU Music Department hosted the first Trumpet Festival, a free, all-day event open to all ‘trumpet enthusiasts.’ With a variety of guest speaker presentations, panels, classes and performances,…

The great OT debate

Football fans express frustrations with NFL regulations following conference championships, is change imminent for the league?   This past weekend created a whirlwind of emotions for football fans, warranting a harsh critique of the NFL’s rulebook from both championship games. Earlier on Sunday the New Orleans Saints hosted the Los Angeles Rams, resulting in a…

We’re all in this together

#52 Savonte Chappell of the Men’s Basketball team explains all the hard work the team does and explains just how he gives everything for the team   2019 is shaping up to be a good year for junior forward #52 Savonte Chappell. Playing a key role in the Men’s basketball team’s 5-1 conference start, Chappell…

Money Moves: Machado contract rumors

Manny Machado is the talk of MLB and continues to headline the offseason. Where will he end up and what does this mean for free agents in MLB?   The Phillies, the White Sox, the Yankees, or somewhere else all together. Where will Manny go? That’s the question on every General Manager’s (GM) mind this…

A not-so-sweet choice

CNU’s tea choices are lacking   When prospective students are brought around our campus for what is likely the first time, they are shown many things, and told even more. Of all these things, perhaps the most initially appealing is the excellent pitch made for this university’s dining halls and services. I was excited by…

Hooray for half-measures

Let’s celebrate the changes we do make   Anyone that knows me knows I have more than a few opinions about the exploitation of workers, especially in the fashion industry. I’ll annoy people asking them if they’ve watched the “True Cost,” or read the latest expose on H&M. “Have you heard that they’re employing child…

Review: ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’

Ultimate’s redefined modes and additions help it stand out from the rest   The Smash series has been an integral part of Nintendo’s first party lineup since its beginnings on the N64. Every game within the series is typically considered to be one of the best for each of their respected Nintendo console, or at…

“It’s not study skills, but study habits”

Jeannine Leger explains why the CAS “Study Smarter, not Harder” workshops are effective for students, and why you should reserve your spot in one this semester   “We all have bad habits, and in January we all want to kick a bad habit.” Jeannine Leger, Director of Academic Success Services, wants students to look at…

Students respond to shut down

It’s more than you think   Hundreds of thousands of employees have been placed on furlough during the current government shutdown now in its fourth week. The longest shutdown in United States history is affecting more than you would think.  More than federal employees, the shutdown is affecting small businesses in DC. I have seen…

The main takeaways from MLK Day

CNU community gathers to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with speakers, procession   “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” These are the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, Jan. 21, campus community members and Newport…

Sorabol soars above expectations

The hole-in-the-wall Korean restaurant provides excellent introduction to traditional food   Tucked away in a strip mall, you will find an explosion of flavor that transports anyone that opens the door. Sorabol, a traditional Korean restaurant, has been a staple in the Newport News community for some time. Located next to the International Market on…

Review: Mission Escape

What is it like to think your way under pressure to a hidden treasure?   As weird as it sounds, paying money to get locked in a room and struggling to find your way out is a pretty great way to spend a Friday or Saturday evening. Mission Escape in Poquoson features several themed “escape…

Leadership Department partners with UVA graduate program

Batten School to offer CNU students application fee waiver, $7,500 fellowship   The Leadership and American Studies department at CNU has just announced a partnership with UVA’s Frank Batten School for Public Policy. The partnership, which waives fees to apply and makes students eligible for an annual fellowship of $7,500, is open to any student…

Review: ‘I am > I was’

21 Savage’s newest album shows signs of growth   The title of 21 Savage’s new album is no joke: he is undoubtedly greater than he was. In the past I hadn’t really taken him all that seriously because I considered his mellowed out, low-register flow to be a lazy version of trap. His new project,…