| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Thirty-one Christopher Newport University students will be tested for tuberculosis after they were exposed to the infection on campus, a university spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.
The Virginia Peninsula Health District recently notified campus officials...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University.
Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.
On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Christopher Newport University is hiring for a videographer and a director of web services in the Office of Communications and Public Relations.
Review of applications will begin Aug. 14.
Read the videographer job description here.
Read the director...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia.
According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
| Aug 1, 2014
He's served as commissioner of welfare reform for former Gov. George Allen. He's helped raise funds for candidates across the political spectrum — Democrats and Republicans.
Walk into his office at Hampton University and you'll see photos of him...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
In soccer, as with most sports, defenders fade into the background in favor of scorers when it comes time for postseason recognition. Tabb High senior Rachael Brewer is an exception, a player whose bright red hair matched the passion with which she denied...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:17 PM
After 26 years at Christopher Newport University — first as a player, then as a coach, and finally as an administrator — Jon Waters is ready to make a move.
Waters was announced Wednesday as the athletic director at Lynchburg College,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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