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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Exhibit showcases artists who teach

     Exhibit showcases artists who teach
    In a world where slick bumper sticker maxims are often mistaken for profound thinking, it can be hard to get past the time-worn cliche about teachers. Playwright George Bernard Shaw said it first. But satirist H.L. Mencken said it better. And since...
  • Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue

    Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue
    Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer. Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
  • London says Virginia's spring practices in Hampton Roads paying dividends

    London says Virginia's spring practices in Hampton Roads paying dividends
    Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk. Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7. In...
  • Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job

    Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job
    The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him. "Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
  • Peninsula art teachers showcase talent

    Peninsula art teachers showcase talent
    You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil. Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...
  • Virginia Symphony continues free outdoor concerts this week

    The unofficial start of the Virginia Symphony season has been in full swing with a terrific lineup of free outdoor concerts throughout Hampton Roads. The series began with four concerts over the Labor Day weekend in Williamsburg, Yorktown, Hampton and...
  • Virginians say the state's politics aren't honest, CNU poll finds

    Barely a third of Virginians think the state's politics are clean, a new survey by Christopher Newport University's Wason Center for Public Policy shows. Some 64 percent of voters surveyed by the Center's student pollsters in the past several days say...
  • In the latest CNU poll, a deep desire for basic reforms emerges

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University seemed to have tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics -- and that the fix may go deeper than gift bans. Consider two unexpected results from the...
  • Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort

    Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort
    Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865 an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg. Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...