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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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  • Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations

    Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations
    At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away. "We didn't have even a fraction...
  • PFAC celebrates 50 years with gala reception on Oct. 20

    PFAC celebrates 50 years with gala reception on Oct. 20
    Art and food join forces at the opening reception of “50 Great American Artists” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. The gala celebrates the center’s 50th anniversary. The evening includes tours, various...
  • Anderson Johnson: Visionary legacy of a Hampton Roads artist

     Anderson Johnson: Visionary legacy of a Hampton Roads artist
    Anderson Johnson was just a little boy hoeing weeds in a Lunenberg County cornfield the first time he was smitten by angels. The whole world turned black, he later recalled. Then two winged spirits appeared in the shimmering summer air, peering down...
  • Battle of the Beers coming up Nov. 9 in Newport News

    Battle of the Beers coming up Nov. 9 in Newport News
    It’s the Brits vs. the Americans when The Mariners’ Museum hosts a “Battle of the Beers” competition on Friday, Nov. 9. The event will feature five British brews and five American brews in a contest that marks the 200th...
  • Former Phoebus coach Stan Sexton proud of team, hopes to return to sideline

    Former Phoebus coach Stan Sexton proud of team, hopes to return to sideline
    Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks. "I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in." Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
  • Jake Hull, formerly with Momentary Prophets, releases first solo disc

    Jake Hull, formerly with Momentary Prophets, releases first solo disc
    Jake Hull, who as a student at Christopher Newport University started the experimental folk band Momentary Prophets, is setting out on his own. The young musician and Norfolk resident has spent the last six months recording. Now, he's now ready to...
  • Newport News library to present free music film series in 2013

    Newport News library to present free music film series in 2013
    Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music. “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...
  • Art teachers shine in juried exhibit

     Art teachers shine in juried exhibit
    Hampton painter Christi Harris is nothing if not an artist who knows how to get the most out of unpromising subject matter. Driven by her interest in domestic artifacts and her diabetic family's inexplicable appetite for seductively decorated pastry,...
  • CNU farmers market begins Thursday March 28

    CNU farmers market begins Thursday March 28
    The farmers market at Christopher Newport University will present the first of four weekly markets on Thursday, March 28. Market times are 2 to 6 p.m. and additional dates are April 4, 11 and 18. The lineup of participating produce vendors includes...
  • Virginia's open records law presumes everything is public

    Virginia's open records law presumes everything is public
    You receive your real estate assessment and wonder if it accurately reflects the value of your home compared to those of your neighbors. An entrepreneur wants to start a business near your home and you want to know how it will affect traffic on your...
  • Most local budgets are just a few clicks away

    Most local budgets are just a few clicks away
    We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them. If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...