Day: December 5, 2012

Ace of the Mace; A Farewell
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Ace of the Mace; A Farewell

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.  […]

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The Venue on 35th

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 […]

An Aerial Assault
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An Aerial Assault

 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 […]

Cal-Content
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Cal-Content

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 […]

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

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,” […]

Tis the Season to Rock: The 96X Winter Meltdown Concert
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Tis the Season to Rock: The 96X Winter Meltdown Concert

The freezing temperatures of Norfolk were heated up with hot bands from the indie-folk-rock scene at the annual 96X Winter Meltdown concert.The sold out show featured six bands that came to ODU’s Ted Constant Center on Nov. 28. Headliners consisted of Fun., Silversun Pickups, Of Monsters and Men, Imagine Dragons […]

The Blue List; Be Merry with Marvelous Music
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The Blue List; Be Merry with Marvelous Music

Finally noticing the wreaths, ugly sweaters, brightly decorated homes and the santa hat wearing retail employees?  Confused? Well don’t be; it’s time for Christmahanakwanzika! Forget your end of semester woes and feed your inner holiday spirit with some songs from the holiday canon.1. Mariah Carey – “All I Want for […]

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Presidential Address

As we prepare for the end of the semester and the much-anticipated winter break, let me briefly share with you some of 2012’s achievements and accomplishments of our Monarch community.Old Dominion was recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs for the fourth year in a row. We also gained recognition from U.S. […]

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SGA President Address

Dear Monarchs,I hope everyone is taking full advantage of the next week and are preparing appropriately for their finals! Something to be on the lookout for from SGA is General Assembly Lobby day. It will be coming up in the first week or two of our Spring Semester. Please check […]

Malayan Tigers Coming to Virginia
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Malayan Tigers Coming to Virginia

The Virginia Zoo announced the departure of their current tigers to make room for a new pair of tigers. The tigress, Claireborne, hails from New York’s Bronx Zoo.  Her male counterpart, Christopher, will come from the San Diego Zoo.“Christopher and Claireborne will help us establish a successful long-term tiger breeding […]

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Letter from the Editor

Readers of the Mace & Crown,Thank you for picking up the last issue of the semester. I wish everyone the best during their finals and congratulate those who will graduate this semester. The Mace will be loosing three editorial board members due to graduation. I wish Ben Decowski, Megan Stamper […]

World AIDS Week
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World AIDS Week

World Aids Week provided numerous awareness events and activities recognizing the global impact of the disease that kills three million people world-wide annually.“Our main productive goal during World AIDS Week is to promote education and safety about the disease to not only the ODU community, but to the Hampton Roads […]