Day: November 14, 2012

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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 […]

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SGA Address

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 […]

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Taking Your Degree to the Global Workplace

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 […]

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Restorative Justice: Re-thinking Criminal Justice Practices

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 […]

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Letter from the Editor

Readers of the Mace & Crown,Last week we started our canned food drive. It will be running until Nov. 23 if you would like to drop off a nonperishable item. The items will be donated to a local church the helps the homeless. Three Mace & Crown editorial board members […]

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International Education Week Features Numerous Events to Celebrate Cultural Diversity

Students from a multitude of countries across the world will share in their experiences, heritage and customs during ODU’s International Education week. ODU honors International Education week from Nov. 12 through Nov.17, and will hold events sponsored by several cultural and ethnic student associations and groups. International Education week is […]

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Pod&Crown Episode 3

Your browser does not support the audio element. Podcast Powered By PodbeanThis week we continue our small but informative podcasts and also bring on Jordan to talk about the local goings on within the ODU sports department. The song this week is by Ty Marquis Smith and is entitled Getting […]