Month: November 2012

Erick Copon: The Man of a New Era
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Erick Copon: The Man of a New Era

Erick Copon, better known as DJ El-Capon, is widely considered one of the best entertainers in the local electronic dance music scene.Unless you were one of his fans, you would not notice him in a crowded café. With the eloquent way in which he speaks most people would think that […]

Disney Star Speaks at ODU
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Disney Star Speaks at ODU

Christy Carlson Romano, the Disney star best known for voicing Kim Possible and for her starring role on Even Stevens, visited Old Dominion University to give a lecture on the evolution of television culture.“To say that trends have changed since the ‘90s is an understatement,” said Romano.She went on to […]

Running to Spread Awareness and Holiday Cheer
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Running to Spread Awareness and Holiday Cheer

Old Dominion University is kicking off the holidays in a festive way as it hosts the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk.  The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, and check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.  The Jingle Bell Run/Walk includes a Reindeer Run for children, a 5K Chip-timed Run […]

Monarchs Fall in NCAA Tournament
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Monarchs Fall in NCAA Tournament

After much regular season success, the Old Dominion University men’s soccer team received a bid for the 2012 NCAA college cup to face University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This was their third straight trip to the tournament and their ninth appearance in the last decade. ODU (11-3-3) and UMBC (11-4-6) […]

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Time for a Resurrection

Do you feel that empty space? No, not in your heart, that place is still filled with affection for the returning basketball Monarchs. A little higher up though, in that space right above your upper lip and just below your nostrils. That place that feels like it’s missing something, almost […]

Got My Head Caught in the Cloud Atlas
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Got My Head Caught in the Cloud Atlas

The newest movie by the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer, “Cloud Atlas,” includes an array of genres with hints of science fiction, fantasy, crime drama, romance and historical fiction. The settings range from sailing ships in the age of the civil war all the way to two separate and far […]

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Advice Column

Eryn, My Facebook news feed is constantly being bombarded with people from my high school class posting images of their engagement rings or images of their growing baby. I am about to be 23 and I feel like I am so behind in life. This is my fifth year in […]

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10 Fall Trends That You Will Actually Wear

Now that our clocks have fallen back, it’s time to take our fall wardrobe forward.Each season tempts us with low-priced fast fashion, however, these pieces aren’t worn regularly and don’t last long. At the beginning of the season, it’s inevitable to want new things to wear, but don’t rush to […]

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Star Wars: The Old Republic: It’s Not Even Old Yet. . .

Not even a year after its release, Bioware’s “Star Wars: The Old Republic” is going free to play. Falling under one million subscribers, “SWOTOR” did not live up to expectations and soon fell into the pit that every MMORPG seems to find today. With three years of anticipation, “SWOTOR” promised […]

Monarchs Host Tournament to Tip-Off the 2012-13 Season
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Monarchs Host Tournament to Tip-Off the 2012-13 Season

Eager Monarch fans welcomed the anticipated debut of college basketball Friday, Nov. 9 as the beginning of the 2012-13 season went into effect. The Monarchs men’s basketball team opened the NCAA regular season as they hosted this year’s Liberty Tax Classic at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Presented by Athletes […]

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A Search for the Perfect Orchid: An Inside Look at an Interdisciplinary Production

Genetic science is moving at the speed of light and physicians face ethical issues associated with the modern reproductive technology called PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis). The Old Dominion University theatre department is performing “Orchids” to promote discussion about the ethical issues that PGD presents to physicians and expectant mothers. Jennifer […]

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Global Monarch Club

Culture shock can be a daunting thing to deal with, especially while trying to balance a full course load. The Global Monarch Club seeks to ease the anxieties international students face trying to assimilate into American culture.The Global Monarch Club is a mentorship program that helps international students “navigate through […]