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Mace & Crown | March 24, 2017

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Posts ByKelsey Walker, Author at Mace & Crown

‘.Skin’ by Nathan Croslin Brings Attention to Self Injury Awareness Month

March 17, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker | Arts & Entertainment Editor

Junior Nathan Croslin is no stranger to the camera. Using photography to capture reality in ways that others may not be able to clearly see, his latest series “.Skin” took on the task of … Read More

Cultural and Politically Inspired Collections at Fashion Month

March 17, 2017 |

Kim Bering | Staff Writer

Fashion month 2017 came to a close, leaving the thousands of designs and collections readily available. As most designers tend to gravitate more towards wearable statement fashion, several designers took a meaningful turn this year. Many … Read More

Marvel Unleashed: ‘Logan’

March 17, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

There is room in my heart for many different kinds of stories, told in many different kinds of ways. The supposed final Wolverine movie, “Logan,” just so happens to take the form of one of those favorites. … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Tickled,’ ‘Girl Asleep’ and ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

March 17, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘Tickled’ (2016) | R | 92 min. 🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

New Zealand journalist David Ferrier begins the film by characterizing himself as someone who is obsessed with the weird and bizarre side of human life. His hunt for colorful topics … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – The Shins, P.O.S. and Charli XCX

March 17, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

‘Heartworms’ – The Shins 💿💿💿💿

In an age where indie rock has become a modernized, radio-ready mess, it’s hard for traditional indie artists to take a step up. Fortunately for The Shins, they had no trouble with reminding … Read More

SOJA Spreads Love at The NorVa

March 13, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano Contributing Writer

“We’re on the road and now we’re home. That was clever what I said. We’re home baby!” Jacob Hemphill, lead singer of SOJA, shouted into the microphone. His words echoed through the packed crowd that filled The … Read More

‘Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs’

March 13, 2017 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Contributing Writer

Hazy black and white photographs lined the walls of the “Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs” exhibit at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Hanging was the work of photographer Ulrich Wüst, who captured the public and … Read More

Young the Giant Make The National Their ‘Home of the Strange’

March 13, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham Assistant A&E Editor

There’s a very specific feeling as you’re waiting in line for a concert. The anticipation, pre-concert nerves and an itching at your fingertips. The tension in the venue as the crowd waits for the show to … 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

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 | 1

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 – Photo Album

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

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 JT 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