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Mace & Crown | November 22, 2017

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Where you live where you work: ODU’s Virginia Beach campus

September 7, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Wrier

Old Dominion University’s Virginia Beach Higher Education campus’ location is meant to ease the stress of commuting that students face. Its motto is, “Where You Live and Where You Work. No Tunnels. No Traffic. No tolls. … Read More

Diverse individuals gather at the Global Family Welcome

September 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

The Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the Global Family Welcome on Aug. 31. It occurred from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ainslie Football Complex Lexus Terrace located on 49th St. Monarch Dining and … Read More

ODU Students and Faculty React to Transgender Ban in the Military

August 7, 2017 |

Vann Allen Vitug | Contributing Writer

President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender service members from the military sparks discussion on campus concerning the future of transgender rights.

“After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States … Read More

How One Old Dominion University Lecturer Motivates Nontraditional Students into Learning a New Language

June 28, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

Educating college students from various cultural and demographic backgrounds is part skill and part refinement, according to Old Dominion University Lecturer of Spanish K. Bethea García. This sentiment is the same for nontraditional students or … Read More

Virginia Primary Election Results

June 14, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie won their respective party nominations for governor after Virginia’s primary election yesterday. Both candidates will go to run against each other for the Nov. 7 gubernatorial election.

Democratic current Lt. Gov. Ralph … Read More

Opinion: Pride Weekend

June 10, 2017 |

Sarah Hustead | Contributing Writer

Last year on June 12, an anti-LGBT terrorist entered the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, and killed 49 people while wounding many others. This was the largest domestic terrorist attack since 9/11 and the deadliest … Read More

Opinion: Truth in a Changing World

June 10, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

 

Being relayed relevant information and knowing what’s going on in your community is a service that will always be required. Since the 1600s newspapers, like the Mace & Crown, have provided this service. It’s no secret … Read More

Norfolk Treads Water, Sea-Levels Rise

June 9, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

 

As the 2017-2018 hurricane season approaches, it is prudent for residents and Monarchs to make themselves aware of the City of Norfolk’s pattern of recurring flooding, if they wish to stay dry. Particularly because, as … Read More

Looking Back in Time: The Mace’s Legacy

June 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Mace & Crown first laid its paw on campus in 1962, and has been Old Dominion University’s main news source ever since. Although much has changed at ODU, this paper has faithfully remained to document … Read More

ODU Observes Memorial Day

May 28, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

When Memorial Day is pondered by the majority of Americans, one tends to think of the three-day weekend filled with summer fun. However, the real reason behind this holiday centers around the principles of reflection, … Read More

Meet Your 2017 VA Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates: Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello

May 21, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, 57, and former Congressman Tom Perriello, 42, are facing off to be the Democratic nominee for Virginia’s gubernatorial race. The nominee will be decided on June 13, the day of primary elections … Read More

Meet Your 2017 Virginia Gubernatorial Republican Candidates: Gillespie, Stewart and Wagner

May 21, 2017 |

Vann Allen Vitug and Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writers

 

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart and Frank Wagner kick their campaigns into high gear as the 2017 Virginia Republican and Democratic primaries on June 13 draw nearer.

 

Ed Gillespie, the … Read More

Health Inequality in America Diminishing?

May 11, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

 

According to the World Health Organization, health inequality, or what is defined as the differences in health statuses or the distributions of health determinants between population groups in the U.S., is steadily diminishing due to … Read More

Old Dominion University’s Student Tuition Increases

May 5, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

On April 27, the Board of Visitors of Old Dominion University confirmed an increase in 2017-18 tuition rates by $300. For the first time in University history, the student health, transportation and general service fees will … Read More

Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Campus

May 3, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

Gene Rossi, currently running for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, spoke to a crowd of Monarchs gathered in Webb Center hosted by the ODU Democrats on April 26. He discussed major issues facing … Read More