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Local Band Rekapse Signs With Producer Extraordinaire, Timbaland

April 20, 2012 |

Virginia is home to some of the most recognized musicians in history, ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Dave Matthews Band, and now has another set of musicians ready to make a name for themselves. Rekapse, a Virginia Beach indie band who has made their rounds in the area over the past few years, were recently […]Read More

Red Bull Party Bus Bumps at Old Dominion

April 20, 2012 |

Many students go to Red Bull to help them get through the end of semester grind. Red Bull now offers an alternative to help students take a break from it. Last Thursday, a few lucky Old Dominion students got the chance to ride around in the Red Bull Scenicruiser to relieve some stress from the […]Read More

Old Dominion Student Shoots People: Student Portrays Domestic Violence Through Photos

April 20, 2012 |

With her camera and bold subject matter, ODU senior Stephanie Eley presents the harsh realities of domestic abuse. Images of bruised women and substance abuse fill her frames that result in a startling and powerful effect. Eley was able to present her work for ODU’s senior show in a gallery entitled “Exposed,” in the Perry […]Read More

Teen Mom Maci Bookout Tells All

April 20, 2012 |

Old Dominion Student Activities Council presented Teen Mom’s Maci Bookout on Thursday, April 12. Students crammed into MGB’s Lecture Hall to hear words of advice and wisdom from “Teen Mom’s” own Maci Bookout.  Maci was one of the first teen moms featured on the now popular MTV documentary, “Teen Mom” and “16 and Pregnant.” Maci […]Read More

Is Crime Affecting Admissions?

April 20, 2012 |

While campus safety has preoccupied students at Old Dominion University in the past few months, crime seems to be having little to no affect in the university’s admissions rates. According to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, ODU applicants have steadily increased since 2003. In 2010 the overall freshman applicants to ODU dropped from […]Read More

Campus Crime Budget Increase

April 20, 2012 |

Over the past five years, Old Dominion University has seen a 29 percent increase in their safety budget. This includes threat assessments, installation and maintenance costs for technology, such as closed circuit cameras, additional lights, emergency phones and radios. This all falls under the $6,434,538 expected budget for the 2012 school year. In the past […]Read More

Campus Safety’s Effects on Students’ Mental Health

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Many of the crimes listed on the Old Dominion University daily crime log for the past two years involve at least one offender and one victim. These crimes include assault, intimidation, sexual battery, rape and robbery. ODU students are affected in a variety of ways by campus safety. People primarily think of the bodily harm […]Read More

Mad About Mad Men: Professor Gary Edgerton Discusses His Analysis of The Hit TV Show Mad Men on Local NPR Show

April 20, 2012 |

Gary Edgerton, professor and chair of the communication and theatre arts department at ODU, was featured Thursday as a guest on the NPR radio broadcast show “With Good Reason” discussing the wildly popular television drama “Mad Men.”  Edgerton has also published a book on the series in collaboration with academic scholars from across the nation […]Read More

Project Purple Comes to Old Dominion: A Cleaner Way of Life Through Sobriety to Take Place on Kaufman Mall

April 20, 2012 |

Old Dominion University is going to be giving an all-out effort on Thursday to try and raise awareness for drug and alcohol abuse. Jamie Hughes is a junior at ODU and has begun, what will become a semi-annual event, ODU Project Purple. Project Purple began as the Chris Herren Project. Herren was a former NBA […]Read More

Relay Across TIme: Relay For Life At Old Dominion Fights Cancer

April 20, 2012 |

ODU’s largest overnight event, Relay for Life, took over Webb center and Kaufman Mall April 13. This year’s relay theme was “relay across time.” Organizations chose different decades and dressed up to fit the time period. Relay for Life is a nationwide event sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Their goal is to raise money […]Read More

Keeping Healthy While in College: Exercise and Zombies

April 20, 2012 |

College students have a difficult time keeping up with everything. We have to study and do homework, we try to have some semblance of a social life, and some students have jobs as well. Even though it should be, health does not always make that list of things to worry about. Staying healthy may not […]Read More

SEXcapades: “Savage U” Talks About Getting Tested

April 20, 2012 |

MTV premiered its new series “Savage U” on Tuesday, April 3. The show stars Dan Savage, a popular sex and relationship advice columnist, traveling to universities across the United States. In the first episode, Savage and his producer, Lauren Hutchinson, go to the University of Maryland to hold Q&A assemblies and meet students one-on-one. In […]Read More

Going for the World Record: Sixty-Year-Old ODU Student Attempts to Break World Lifting Record

April 20, 2012 |

Kathy Hilsinger Walliser, a 5-feet-5 inch, 60-year-old female doctorate student in the bio-medical program at Old Dominion University, is in training to break the Guinness Book of World Records for most weight lifted in a 24-hour period. That record is held by Shaun Jones, who lifted 1,013,250 pounds on the morning of his fiftieth birthday […]Read More

Wright’s Worth: Sarah Wright Fights for Her Team

April 20, 2012 |

The women’s lacrosse team at Old Dominion University is in the middle of its season and is fighting hard in hopes of making it to the CAA’s and winning.  “We need to win CAA’s,” Sarah Wright said, senior lacrosse player. Wright explained how the team works hard in practice and stays positive. For the women’s […]Read More