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Mace & Crown | April 22, 2018

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Posts ByMace Staff, Author at Mace & Crown

The Argument for Structural Purism: Relating to Sandwiches

June 11, 2017 |

Michaela Abney | Digital Editor

A picture has been circulating around the internet that has sparked many lively debates and many unenlightened and, frankly, ignorant beliefs. Anyone who believes that a hot dog is a sandwich is not only blatantly ignoring … Read More

NBA Dream Draft

June 11, 2017 | 2

Roberto Castro | Contributing Writer

With the NCAA basketball season and the NBA regular season ending, much fan anticipation has begun to arise over, arguably, one of the most exciting events to occur in NBA post-season. The official 2017 NBA Draft … Read More

ODU Welcomes New Women’s Basketball Head Coach

June 11, 2017 |

“We are thrilled to welcome Nikki McCray-Penson to our ODU and Lady Monarch family,” ODU Athletic Director Dr. Selig said.

This past Wednesday, Old Dominion University Athletics welcomed coach Nikki McCray-Penson to their staff from an applicant pool of more than … Read More

Games of E3: Editor’s Choice

June 29, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, is easily the biggest event in the video game industry. Despite some downsizing in recent years, E3 is still the place for developers and publishers to make a big show of … Read More

My Time at ODU, Thanks to the Global UGRAD Program

June 26, 2016 |

Roohi Patel Girish Nandakumar Contributing Writers

“God has something better written for you,” my mother said when I got rejected from the first exchange program I applied to. Based on the events of the past year, I can now say that … Read More

The 2016 Olympics and Technology

June 26, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

Thousands of people will be heading to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics. In addition to hosting this year’s Olympics, Rio has also been the site of political unrest. With the Olympics fast approaching, the … Read More

Five Gadgets Every College Student Should Have This Summer

June 26, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

Summer has arrived, and for most college students, it’s time to kick back. With no classes, students can go out, relax and have some fun! Below are five types of gadgets college students should have this summer.

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Bam Bam’s Spring Jam at the Ted Constant Center

June 24, 2016 |

Kamaria Mason Contributing Writer

Cheers echoed throughout the Ted Constant Center as basketball fans filled the stands on May 28. The excitement was more than that of an average basketball game; it marked the 7th annual Bam Bam’s Spring Jam created … Read More

Interactive Map: Mermaid Statues in Hampton Roads

June 21, 2016 |

Read more about Norfolk’s mermaid statues here.

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The Rebirth of Foreman Field

June 21, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr Sports Editor

On June 9, Old Dominion University’s Board of Visitors approved a plan to rebuild Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium, originally built in 1936. The stadium currently holds only 20,118 fans, and is one of the … Read More

‘Cleopatra’ and the Experiences of The Lumineers

June 21, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

The seemingly vanished band The Lumineers is back after four years since their highly successful self-titled debut album. Despite pressure to release new music sooner rather than later, the folk rock band returned with their second album, … Read More

Fallout of Fear’s Album Release Show Features Eclectic Mix of Local Artists

June 20, 2016 |

Julia Creamer Contributing Writer

On May 21, Fallout of Fear celebrated the release of their new album “AMMIT” with a high-energy metal show that rocked The NorVa. The show featured performances from local metal bands Awaken Cthulhu, Cleaved and Generator. It … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Bad Roomies,’ ‘Of Mind and Music’ and ‘Band of Robbers’

June 20, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Staff Writer

Bad Roomies (2015) | Unrated | 93 min. | 🎬


When best friends and long-time roommates Bobby (“The Sandlot’s” Patrick Renna) and Raymond (Tommy Savas) suddenly find themselves down a roomie, the fowl-mouthed pair begin their search for … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Radiohead, Mayer Hawthorne, James Blake

June 20, 2016 |

Richard Gabrintina Contributing Writer

Radiohead ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ 💿💿💿💿💿

Five years since the release of “The King of Limbs,” Radiohead returned with their ninth studio album, “A Moon Shaped Pool,” on May 8. Thom Yorke and company, once … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Kaytranada, Pierce the Veil, Chance the Rapper

June 20, 2016 |

Richard Gabrintina Contributing Writer

Kaytranada ‘99.9%’ 💿💿💿💿💿

In today’s digital era, countless artists flock to SoundCloud, as well other online platforms, to put themselves out there even though success is never guaranteed. Many musicians often struggle to distinguish … Read More

Dumbfoundead Challenges White-washing in ‘Safe’

June 20, 2016 |

Richard Gabrintina Staff Writer

Los Angeles based rapper Dumbfoundead released the song “Safe” on May 22. On describing the nature of the release, Dumbfoundead said, “After the last Academy Awards and the regular whitewashing of Hollywood roles, I wrote … Read More