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Mace & Crown | February 27, 2017

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Newspaper

ODU Baseball Hosts Annual Baseball Tournament

February 26, 2017 |

Dallas Reid Contributing Writer

The ODU baseball team brought their winning streak to four with a tough 2-1 victory over Delaware Friday night at the Bud Metheney Baseball Complex. The Monarchs started 4-0 for the second consecutive season.

With two outs and … Read More

Monarchs Win Fourth Straight on Senior Night

February 26, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

Monarch fans filled The Ted Saturday night to watch the Old Dominion men’s basketball team (18-10, 11-5 C-USA) take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers  (13-16, 7-9 C-USA) on Senior Day. ODU seniors Denzell Taylor and Jordan Baker … Read More

Student Volunteers Pitch in at Norfolk SPCA

February 25, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

Nothing could be more irresistible than helping animals in a shelter on a Saturday morning. Students active with Circle K International pitched in at Norfolk SPCA on Feb. 25, giving back to the Norfolk animal community.

Junior Jason … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Future, Born of Osiris, José James

February 25, 2017 |

Adam Flores Editor-in-Chief

Future – ‘HNDRXX’ 💿💿💿💿

Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, known professionally as Future, surprised fans by dropping “HNDRXX” on Feb. 24, one week after releasing his eponymous, fifth studio album, stylized as “FUTURE.”

The Atlanta rapper’s sixth studio offering enlists the help of … Read More

Jennie Simms Joins the 2K Point Club

February 25, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

Redshirt senior Jennie Simms became the sixth Lady Monarch to eclipse 2,000 points in her career. The difference between Simms and the other six is that Simms has achieved this mark in just three seasons after transferring from West Virginia … Read More

Monarchs Trample the Herd

February 25, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

The Ted Convocation Center filled with excitement as the Old Dominion Monarchs (17-10, 10-5  C-USA) faced off against the Marshall Thundering Herd (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) for the second time this season. ODU lost to Marshall previously this … Read More

K. Flay and Paper Route Dominate The NorVa

February 24, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

A strange mix of eyeliner-wearing, emo high schoolers, drunk college students and determined elders made their way to The NorVa Thursday night. Though all were of varying ages and attitudes, they were there with one … Read More

Do It for the Gram: Norfolk’s NEON District

February 24, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker Arts & Entertainment Editor

The Norfolk Arts District, also known as the NEON District, has made a huge leap into becoming both a destination spot and your new favorite downtown detour. Driving down Granby Street, it’s impossible to miss … Read More

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Makes Stop at ODU

February 24, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

Artist Dubose, also known by his stage name A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, stopped by campus Feb. 20 for a meet-and-greet with fans before his concert at The NorVa that same evening. The hip-hop and R&B artist … Read More

Book Review: ‘Milk and Honey’ by Rupi Kaur

February 24, 2017 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Contributing Writer

When given the chance to read poetry, most people scoff and decline, citing that poetry is far too boring or dry. Feminist poet Rupi Kaur takes this convention head-on in her book, “Milk and Honey,” proving that … Read More

Glass Animals Get Weird With ‘How to Be a Human Being’

February 24, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

Indie-rockers Glass Animals have graduated from their muted psychedelic sound of “Zaba” to a more refined atmosphere. Coming together to create something personable and interesting, the band has taken a step up from their already … Read More

Learn How to Join the Peace Corps

February 23, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

If you are looking to travel the world while making a difference but don’t have the money, the Peace Corps may be for you. A Peace Corps representative and former volunteer came to speak to students … Read More

Global Café Introduces Students to Kenya

February 23, 2017 |

Margaret Giordano Contributing Writer

Native-born Kenyan, Kevin Muchiri, gave students insight to the culture of his home, Kenya. Global Café: Kenya was hosted at the Intercultural Center on Feb. 16 to introduce students to the vast diversity that the university holds.

Muchiri … Read More

Monarch Style: Spring Fashion from New York Fashion Week

February 23, 2017 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Spring weather approaches fast, but it’s not quite time to put away your winter coats and boots just yet. This awkward pre-season fashion is perplexing and makes the perfect setting for an overly crowded closet. Since New … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Swiss Army Man,’ ‘Girlfriend’s Day’ and ‘Author: The J.T. LeRoy Story’

February 23, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘Swiss Army Man’ (2016) | R | 97 min. 🎬🎬🎬

Director Daniel Kwan’s latest film is certainly interesting. The film opens with Hank (Paul Dano) standing before the ocean on a deserted island ready to hang himself. From his … Read More

Webb Council Brief

February 23, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

Monarch organization representatives convened in the Cape Charles Room Thursday and discussed the following:

  • Signs with instructions on how to properly wash your hands have been ordered and will be placed in all the bathrooms within … Read More