Day: November 7, 2012

Tyler Wrighteous: Making Music His Way
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Tyler Wrighteous: Making Music His Way

Wrighteous leaned over the stage, passionately holding the microphone. The rapper had just finished a dynamic set at Kingdom in Richmond, VA, but he still had a few words for the crowd.“This is what I want to do with my life. This is it,” he shared with the crowd. Setting […]

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Five Things Every Freshmen Should Know

Find a study strategy that works for you.In high school, it was so easy to show up to class, pretend to pay attention and ace a test, but that doesn’t fly in college.  Sure, there are the “easy A” classes, but they still require some effort.  Every student studies differently, […]

Statement Pieces
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Statement Pieces

Primitive humans didn’t have quite the plethora of fashion options we have today, however they were doing one thing right: animal print.For some, the cheetah and leopard prints are synonymous with fist-pumping Guidos and the 1980s. With modern elements and chic styling, anyone can pull off animal print without looking […]

The End of an Era
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The End of an Era

David Stern has been commissioner of the National Basketball Association for 30 years and few can question the impact he has had on the game during his term. Stern, who is also the longest tenured commissioner in major North American sports, announced recently that he will retire on Feb. 1, 2014. Deputy […]

Read the Fine Print
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Read the Fine Print

ODU’s newest addition to the Baron and Ellin Gordon art galleries, “East/West: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking” celebrates the practice of print making in the United States.The collection was created when organizers asked 100 of the most prominent printmakers/educators to embrace their current image making techniques and conceptual concerns, according […]

A Passing of the Lightsaber
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A Passing of the Lightsaber

On Tuesday George Lucas, best known as the creator of the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones,” series sold his privately owned company Lucasfilm ltd. to The Walt Disney Company for $4.05 billion. The transaction will be paid half in cash and half in stock to George Lucas. In the same […]

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Virginia21 Wants to Survey ODU

Virginia21, an advocacy group geared toward young voters, launched their first Statewide Student Survey to all public colleges and universities in Virginia.The organization works on a non-partisan agenda to coordinate political action to advocate affordable secondary education, employment opportunities, and a sustainable, efficient government. The survey will equip the group […]

Greenpeace: Learn how to be an Activist
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Greenpeace: Learn how to be an Activist

Some students follow the flock, but others like to cry wolf.  Those who fit in with the latter may be interested in a new opportunity at Old Dominion University.Greenpeace USA is looking for students interested in volunteer opportunities and hunger to learn organization, activism and advocacy skills.The Greenpeace Semester is […]

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Letter from the Editor

Readers of the Mace & Crown,We hope everyone enjoyed the special edition Halloween paper. We included many spooky stories for those who indulge in the haunted holiday.The Mace & Crown editorial board attended the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Chicago where each member of the staff learned skills tailored […]