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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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  • June trial set for man charged in Virginia student slaying

    A man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student watched by video feed from jail Wednesday as a judge scheduled his trial for June. Jesse Matthew Jr. said little during the 20-minute hearing. As Albemarle County Circuit Judge...
  • Quinnipiac sees Clinton and Bush (2016 versions) tied in Virginia

    Even as we grumble about the inescapability of ’16 election talk (especially since we still have a 2015 state election to get through) it’s hard for political junkies to resist a poll and so: Quinnipiac University’s latest swing state...
  • Former port authority chairman seeks seat on York board

    YORK — Former Virginia Port Authority chairman and businessman Jeffrey D. Wassmer announced Monday that he will run for the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat. Incumbent George S. Hrichak said on Tuesday that he is not seeking re-election...
  • Blocking the way forward

    State Sen. John Miller, a Democrat from Newport News, watched his modest proposal for an advisory referendum on independent redistricting die last week in a House subcommittee voice vote. It was smothered in such a way that no Virginian will know which of...
  • CNU Food Cooperative pairs students for Valentine's date delivery

    CNU Food Cooperative pairs students for Valentine's date delivery
    Christopher Newport University's Food Cooperative decided to use Valentine's Day as a way to help students meet someone new. For the past two weeks, the co-op's nightly deliveries of unused dining hall food to the Peninsula Rescue Mission have...
  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more

    Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in...
  • Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'

    Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'
    Hayden Milanes loved baseball as a kid. He's in the major leagues now, but not for swinging a bat. His vocal pipes have been his ticket to fame as a lead in the touring company of "Jersey Boys." The Broadway musical, based on the story of the pop...
  • February 13: Feedback from newspaper readers

    Report: NN City Farm should be shut down A report from an outside consulting firm says the Newport News City Prison Farm should be shut down soon. But several inmates at the City Farm told the Daily Press that the city should keep the City Farm open....
  • Poquoson resident challenges court clerk for Republican nomination

    Poquoson resident challenges court clerk for Republican nomination
    A Poquoson resident is challenging York-Poquoson Circuit Court Clerk Kristen Nelson for the Republican nomination for Circuit Court clerk.  Lawrence "Tu" Ritter, 49, a mortgage loan officer for Monarch Bank and Mortgage, announced Thursday that he is ...
  • CNU poll shows Clinton leading

    It's early days yet, but that never stops a true political junkie from asking: "Well, who do you like in the '16 election?" The answer, in Virginia, for now, seems to be Hillary. Clinton beats every Republican hopeful in head-to-head matchups, the...
  • CNU officials: Broken vacuum cleaner attachment mistaken for gun

    CNU officials: Broken vacuum cleaner attachment mistaken for gun
    Christopher Newport University officials said a man spotted on campus Wednesday morning thought to be carrying a gun was actually a school employee carrying a piece for a vaccuum cleaner. CNU spokeswoman Lori Jacobs "a broken vaccuum cleaner attachment"...