| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:25 PM
A case of stolen newspapers - more than 700 copies - has the Student Press Law Center examining Christopher Newport University officials’ response to the theft.
In a story published last month, “Va. university won't press charges after...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:23 PM
Rosemary Trible, author of the 2010 book, "Fear to Freedom," which details sexual abuse earlier in her life, has launched a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping others who suffer a similar situation.
The organization, called Fear 2 Freedom,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:37 PM
The 9/11 terrorist attacks prompted some parents to pull their children out of school. Some students cut class. It was a day to suspend the normal routine and gather in front of the TV.
At Christopher Newport University, professor Roberta Rosenberg didn&...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The 2003 season still haunts Carrie Moura.
Hired as Christopher Newport University's field hockey coach two weeks before the season started, Moura led the Captains to a 6-8 record.
"I still hate that," Moura groused. "I wasn't...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:10 PM
As Penn State's football empire crumbles under most vile circumstances, Matt Kelchner watches sadly from afar and wonders if a man he's revered for more than 40 years is a fraud.
Kelchner, Christopher Newport University's head coach, grew up in...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Newport News guitarist and filmmaker Matt Lockhart will introduce an expanded version of his band Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Schooners.
His six-piece group now features a pair of backing singers along with keyboards, bass and drums. The jazzy guitarist,...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 10:15 PM
The Christopher Newport University women's basketball team got to its first Division III Final Four in program history in large part because of Chelsie Schweers' ability to put the ball in the basket.
But the Captains will head back to Newport News on...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 10:00 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT
Mike Pistininzi pushes aside a large clump of dirt exposing several large sweet potatoes. He gingerly pulls them out of the ground and piles them up behind him.
Up and down the row in a field at Batten Bay Farm, other Christopher Newport...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:54 AM
Note: This article appeared in Tuesday's Daily Press
Like many people, Rick Viancour has been awestruck by the sudden abundance of mushrooms in Hampton Roads.
The sense of wonderment abates, however, when he arrives at work. ||...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 11:40 AM
HAMPTON – Kaitlyn Vincie says her parents often joked that persistence was her distinguishing characteristic whenever she wanted something badly as a girl. The trait has been invaluable to Vincie as a young lady during the past year, since...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:53 PM
When Carolyn Hunter was recruiting Chelsie Schweers to play basketball for Christopher Newport University, a big part of the pitch was that Schweers could lead the Lady Captains to an NCAA Division III Women's Final Four.
"There were some Division I...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Men are much more likely to be struck by lightning than women.
So says a report in the Sun-Sentinel in thunderbolt-rich Orlando, Fla.
Using data from AccuWeather.com, the Sentinel reported that 648 people in the United States were killed by lightning...