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Mace & Crown | April 28, 2017

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Posts ByAdam Flores, Author at Mace & Crown

Graduation Reflection From the Senior Graphic Designer

April 22, 2017 |

Tim Pace | Graphic Designer

Four years at ODU is coming to an end, and now it’s time for me to rejoin the work force. It has been difficult, with my field of study going all over the place, from art … Read More

Who’s at Fault, the Victim or Rapist?

April 22, 2017 |

Jessica Miller | Contributing Writer

There is an ongoing argument about whether it is the victim’s fault or not. People argue that because of what women wear, they draw attention to themselves and “ask for it,” so to speak. The argument … Read More

Let Them Be Snipped: A Proposal of Ideas

April 22, 2017 | 1

Carla Leanzo | Contributing Writer

Selfish. Regret. Irresponsible. Not truly in love.

All of these are ideas circulating around individuals, coined “childfree” that have decided to deliberately not have children. It seems, though, that family and friends seem to hold more interest … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Technology Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

I started with Mace & Crown when a friend, and then staff member of the Mace, showed me they were holding an interest meeting. I was interested because they had free pizza. So I entered the room, … Read More

The Death Penalty: An Appropriate Punishment

April 22, 2017 |

Summer Trzcinski | Contributing Writer

I will never forget the day I received the email that my teammate’s mother was killed in a racial hate crime.

On June 17, 2015, Dylan Roof walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and murdered nine … Read More

Humanities Behind Bars: Professor Takes on Prison Industrial Complex

April 15, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

For most Americans, the prison system exists on an “out of sight, out of mind” basis. The reality is, however, that nearly 2.5 million Americans within the U.S., most of which are people of color, are … Read More

Mace & Crown Now Accepting Editorial Board Applications

April 9, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

Positions are available for the Fall 2017 Mace & Crown Editorial Board. Interviews will be conducted in the Mace & Crown newsroom starting Thursday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m. Please submit your résumé to: editorinchief@maceandcrown.com

If you have … Read More

Worth Noting: The Monarch Music Review

April 1, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

Trey Songz Hits With New Album

Trey Songz Tremaine The Album

The singer-songwriter, actor and Petersburg, Virginia native releases his highly polished, seventh studio album showcasing seductive crooning and masterful use of musical control. The once … Read More

Individuality: The New Gimmick?

March 26, 2017 |

Shana Blue | Contributing Writer

“I’m a leader, y’all on some followin’ s— / Comin’ in this game on some modeling s—” -Lil’ Kim from “Quiet Storm (Remix).”

Yep! I quoted Lil’ Kim of all people. A disgrace, isn’t it? Horrible, isn’t … Read More

Letter from President Broderick

March 14, 2017 |

Dear Student,

I challenge all male members of the Monarch community to join me on March 21 in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” part of a national program to raise awareness about sexual violence and relationship violence against women.

One in … Read More

Campus Notice About Meningitis Case

March 9, 2017 |

[Editor’s note: On Thursday, March 9, 3:19 p.m., Giovanna Genard, Assistant VP, Strategic Communications & Marketing, ODU, released the following statement via email. Mace & Crown will keep you updated as soon as more information on the matter becomes available.]

Dear Old Dominion … Read More

Racist Video Investigation Update from ODU Chief of Police

March 1, 2017 |

Dear Members of the University Community,

On February 21, the University Police Department began a review of a racially intolerant video containing hate speech that had been posted to YouTube. In one segment of the video, a woman wore a … Read More

Letter from University President John R. Broderick and SGA President Rachael Edmonds

February 27, 2017 |

From the moment students set foot on campus, Old Dominion University fosters a climate of inclusion. We take great pride in the displays of unity and mutual support that take place here every day.

This morning, the University community learned of … Read More

The Failure and Falsehood of Nationalism

February 10, 2017 |

Matthew Kemper Contributing Writer

Hello, to the Traditional Nationalist American. I ask you, what do you define to be the unifying trait–the common cohesive that binds a people–what institutional norm, from collective recognition, will grant immunity from initial hostility? As agreement … Read More

Student Risks Arrest at Women’s March on Washington

January 22, 2017 |

Yvonne de los Santos Contributing Writer

Ph.D student Ann “Lori” Hartness was at a Starbucks at nine in the morning using a Sharpie to tattoo the number to a lawyer on her forearm.

“In case I get arrested,” Hartness, 55, said. The … Read More