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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Grand Jury to Consider Rape Charges Against ODU Athletes

December 22, 2012 |

Norfolk, Va. – Reid Evans Jr. and Markell Wilkins appeared in a Norfolk Genderal District Court Thursday, Dec. 20 facing alleged assault charges committed in June. Judge Ray W. Dezern Jr. sent the charges to a grand jury after a four-hour hearing in which the two alleged victims testified they were assaulted after playing a […]Read More

Heavy Ram Trucked: Daniels, Graham combined for 47 in double-digit road win

December 11, 2012 |

A record-setting eight three-pointers propelled Troy Daniels to a 24 point performance and a Virginia Commonwealth University 83-70 victory over Old Dominion University.  Eight thousand and eighty were in attendance Friday, Dec. 7 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center to witness the next chapter of the rivalry. Daniels and teammate Treveon Graham combined for 47 […]Read More

Close, But No Championship: Monarchs fall short in FCS Quarterfinals 49-35

December 11, 2012 |

Football Championship Subdivision playoff football was in full effect as the Monarchs of Old Dominion went to battle with the Georgia Southern University Eagles. The quarterfinals game was a rematch of last year’s 55-48 duel in the second round of the 2011 playoffs where the Monarchs fell to the Eagles. From start to finish the […]Read More

Monarchs Struggle to Find Team Niche

December 11, 2012 |

It was a brutal upset Tuesday, Dec. 4 as the Richmond Spiders defeated the Monarchs 80-53, marking Old Dominion’s sixth consecutive loss in a row as well as Richmond’s first win in Norfolk since the 2000-2001 season. Held at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, the Monarchs hosted the Atlantic 10 Conference team in what was […]Read More

Overdressed and Underpaid; From Drab to Fab: Holiday Edition

December 5, 2012 |

For the Ladies: Help Your Man Look Handsome for the Holidays Now that the feasting of Thanksgiving has past, it’s time to focus our style senses to the festive sparkle of the winter holidays. Luckily for the ladies, we can easily slip into a cute cocktail dress and call it a night, even though the […]Read More

Ace of the Mace; A Farewell

December 5, 2012 |

Readers of the Mace & Crown, It has been an absolute pleasure to write for you all for the past six semesters, but the time has finally come for me to graduate and leave my position with the paper.  I have enjoyed every second of my time working for the Mace.  It was an extremely […]Read More

The Venue on 35th

December 5, 2012 |

Not far from ODU, there’s Venue 35th Street in Norfolk, which was once home to a blooming string of locally owned businesses. However, in the last foot of 2012, not much is still left. But along with a few of the other shops, the Venue on 35th has pumped life back into the surrounding community. […]Read More

Preserving All Things Natural: ODU Students Use Interests to Help Animals

December 5, 2012 |

The guys at SFR1 INTL, a start up clothing company have taken clothing to different territory and have given it a purpose. Pronounced “Safari International,” the two-year company has begun establishing itself as a stylish brand that puts proceeds in other places than their wallets. Company founders Patrick Per ez, Mike Cuddehe, Devin Hein and […]Read More

An Aerial Assault

December 5, 2012 |

 ODU’s Heinecke Sets Records as the Monarchs Race Past Coastal Carolina University ​Playoff football is finally here and this past Saturday 20,000 plus fans packed into S.B. Ballard stadium to watch the Old Dominion University Monarchs take on Coastal Carolina University. The third seeded Monarchs, coming off of a bye week, didn’t look rusty as […]Read More


December 5, 2012 |

Golden Bears Score 12 Unanswered to Close Out Road Win Versus Lady Monarchs Old Dominion University rallied in a second half comeback to cut No. 10 California’s lead to 51-47 with 8:24 left but it was not enough. Layshia Clarendon’s free throws started a 12-0 run to ice the game as the Lady Monarchs fell […]Read More

Festive Family Fun for a Good Cause: Holiday Marketplace at the Zoo

December 5, 2012 |

Saturday, Dec. 1 was a rare warm weathered day in December and a few people took advantage of it to go to the Virginia Zoo to kick off the holidays. In the winter months, the zoo misses opportunities to bring in visitors due to a general dislike of being outside in cold weather. But last […]Read More

Finding a New Identity; Struggling Monarch Basketball Searches for Winning Recipe

December 5, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University men’s basketball team has not gotten off to the start that they intended to. Through six games, the Monarchs are 1-5 and in the midst of a three game losing streak.  Part of the reason for the early struggles is the fact that the team has a new core of players […]Read More

Myths and Dreams: Bulgarian Artist Brings Exhibit to Virginia Beach Campus

December 5, 2012 |

Bulgarian artist Petya Evtimova-Ivanova’s paintings brought Bulgarian folklore to Old Dominion University’s Virginia Beach campus. Inspiration for the exhibit,  “All Those Myths and Dreams,” came from Bulgarian colors, myths and legends, according to Ivanova. “I was thinking about life, love, men and women and religion when I made these paintings about dreams,” she said. The […]Read More

Cooking on Both Sides; Senior Point Gaurd Providing Toughness

December 5, 2012 |

​Senior guard Jackie Cook was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week on Nov. 19 and has helped lead her team to a 4-0 start. “With this being my last go around, I just [want to] leave it all out on the floor,” Cook said, “I want to be that teammate where all the […]Read More