| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:24 AM
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...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:42 AM
Sift through the world of contemporary African-American art for even a short time and you can't help but be struck by one of its most defining features.
Time is no object in this far-sighted realm, where even new work is likely to have one foot...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:27 AM
Nearly four months after his arrest in the disappearance of a missing University of Virginia student, Jesse Matthew Jr. has been indicted on a murder count in the case -- but he won't face the death penalty and still isn't charged in the death of...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Writers — mark your calendars for Christopher Newport University's 34th Annual Writers Conference. Titled "The Successful Writing Life," this year's conference is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, February 27-28, and focuses on workshops and panels...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:12 PM
Some composers are known as one-hit wonders. Not John Williams.
Considered by many to be the greatest composer for film of all time, Williams has written music for more than 80 movies. The list includes some of the most popular releases for two...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:11 AM
Newport News Public Schools earned a 2015 Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition for its iSTEM Innovation Institute, a series of instructional courses for teachers, according to a statement from schools officials....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Carol Capó fought until the very end. She fought the cancer that filled her lungs and would ultimately take her life. She fought for the First Amendment, open government and public art.
She fought death's sting. But on Sunday, it was all those she...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:10 AM
The annual "Reel It Out" film festival, showcasing movies with LGBT themes, kicks off Tuesday night at the Naro in Norfolk.
The festival starts with "Southern Baptist Sissies," a drama aboiut four young men growing up gay in the Southern Baptist...
| Feb 1, 2015
In 1991, a Virginia Symphony search committee made a bold move. The members auditioned six candidates vying for the position of music director/conductor and selected the only woman.
JoAnn Falletta was born in Brooklyn and schooled in Manhattan, at...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:54 PM
The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads communities. Its services include routine evaluation and treatment of common acute illnesses including: gastritis and...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:44 PM
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-...