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Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

Time for a Resurrection

November 14, 2012 |

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 like it lost an arm […]Read More

Got My Head Caught in the Cloud Atlas

November 14, 2012 |

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 flung dystopian futures. All the […]Read More

Advice Column

November 14, 2012 |

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 college and all I have […]Read More

10 Fall Trends That You Will Actually Wear

November 14, 2012 |

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 the most budget friendly […]Read More

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

November 14, 2012 |

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 to deliver a massive multiplayer […]Read More

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

November 14, 2012 |

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 in Action, the tournament featured […]Read More

Sayling Away: Erik Saylor is Enjoying his Final Year as a Monarch

November 14, 2012 |

As the end of the regular season grows closer, we will soon see the end of an era for the Old Dominion University football program. This marks the final year for the inaugural recruiting class that started from scratch in 2008. Many of those players are now playing vital roles in the Monarchs current success […]Read More

Travel the World With Cafe 1201: Monarch Dining Features International Cuisine

November 14, 2012 |

Monarch Dining will be transforming Café 1201 into a multicultural experience by hosting an International Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the dinner meal period in honor of International Education Week this week. Café 1201 will feature an array of cuisines at every station including: German, Spanish, French, Hawaiian, […]Read More

Rob Wilson: Old Dominion Comic Takes Talent to Chicago

November 14, 2012 |

Robert Wilson is a man of few words… that aren’t funny. As an actor and comedian, Wilson has an affinity for the stage and performance. Having done much in the realm of improvisational comedy, he has now turned an eye toward the “great and powerful monologue” as a stand-up comedian. A former theater student at […]Read More

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

November 14, 2012 |

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 Alonzo of ODU’s theatre department […]Read More

Global Monarch Club

November 14, 2012 |

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 a global society by […]Read More

SGA Address

November 14, 2012 |

Dear Monarchs, I hope all is well my fellow peers. As we approach the end of the semester SGA wishes everyone the best with your academics, job hunts and extra-curricular activities. For those of our students who are looking at graduate school and preparation, the SGA will be releasing GMAT, GRE and LSAT practice tests […]Read More

Taking Your Degree to the Global Workplace

November 14, 2012 |

On Thursday, the Career Management Center at ODU hosted Reality Check: Global Citizens. This seminar, featuring four guest panelists, focused on what to expect when transferring from school to a global centric workforce. The panel highlighted the importance of things like LinkedIn profiles, tailored resumes, and an attuned education. The panelist’s came from varied backgrounds. […]Read More

Restorative Justice: Re-thinking Criminal Justice Practices

November 14, 2012 |

Elmar Weitekamp, professor of criminology, gave a presentation on restorative justice in the Webb Center on Friday, Nov. 9. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the International State Crime Research Consortium. Weitekamp described the origin of justice as revenge exacted as violent blood feuds between clans and tribes. […]Read More