| 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...
| 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 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
On a mid-July morning at Christopher Newport University World Football Headquarters, activity and energy levels were set to medium.
Coordinators finalized playbooks and coaches met informally to discuss terminology and techniques. Other coaches were due...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:35 AM
The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up some impressive artists — opera baritone Nathan Gunn, Broadway dynamo Patti Lupone, jazz singer Spider Saloff and the male a cappella group Straight No Chaser —...
| 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
| 7:40 AM
In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets. Now, nearly 40 years later, women represent less than one out of every five cadets. In his debut novel, former US Naval Intelligence Officer J.E. Bandy, Jr....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| 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,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Hampton Roads reader events for the week of Sept. 9-15 include poetry readings, virtual author meet-and-greets and tickets for upcoming author talks.
- Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 9), pick up tickets to attend the Thursday, Oct. 9 talk and book signing...