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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • Warner, Gillespie, at CNU Friday

    U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will be at Christopher Newport University Friday for a public forum. The event, in Gaines Theatre, is free and open to the public, no reservations required. The two men won't face off in a...
  • Bolling calls for redistricting reform

    Bolling calls for redistricting reform
    NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
  • Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb

    In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment. In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
  • Polling the pollsters in the Senate race

    When pollsters results vary it’s worth a glance at who they’re polling.   So let’s look at three recent  polls about the U.S. Senate race: Today’s from Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center, the latest from...
  • Go vote, Virginia -- Tuesday is Election Day

    Go vote, Virginia -- Tuesday is Election Day
    RICHMOND — Virginia seems headed for a ho-hum election Tuesday, with little on the ballot to inspire passion, or turnout. Most people will see three things: The U.S. Senate race between incumbent Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie,...
  • Young Hampton shooter continues to set records | Community sports

    Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records. In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
  • Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal

    Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues. In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
  • Another November of playoff contention for CNU football

    When Matt Kelchner nodded off Sunday evening, the Baltimore Ravens led the Pittsburgh Steelers 7-0 early in the second quarter. Pittsburgh was set to punt for the fourth time in as many possessions, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was adjusting his jaw...
  • CNU prevails as Apprentice School celebrates 20 years of women's basketball

    NEWPORT NEWS -- Fourteen years ago, the Newport News Apprentice School team hosted Christopher Newport University, where then-head coach Karen Barefoot coached the Builders to a 90-58 win. Neither program saw each other again until Sunday, when the...
  • Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula

    Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula
    So, ten lords a-leaping, six geese a-laying, three French hens and a partridge in a pear tree aren't on your Christmas list this year. If they were, it would cost you more than five gold rings, anyway. According to the Christmas Price Index compiled...
  • CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes

    CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes
    Christopher Newport University will host a two forums in the next few weeks, discussing Scottish independence and whether churches should be taxed. The CNU Public History Center will have a panel discussion titled "The Vote for Scottish Independence:...