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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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  • Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader

     Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader
    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-...
  • Hundreds remember the life, work of Carol Capó in Newport News

    Hundreds remember the life, work of Carol Capó in Newport News
    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...
  • 'Reel It Out' LGBT film festival begins Tuesday night

    'Reel It Out' LGBT film festival begins Tuesday night
     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...
  • The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making

    The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making
    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...
  • Peninsula has multiple events offering free medical care and screenings

    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...
  • More than 1,500 have signed up for One City Marathon, other races

    More than 1,500 have signed up for One City Marathon, other races
    The inaugural One City Marathon is about three weeks away, and more than 1,500 people are signed up to run in the three races. The city is projecting at least 2,000 runners total for all events, plus thousands more cheering them on, said Telly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...