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Mace and Crown | May 21, 2018

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Posts ByKelsey Walker, Author at Mace and Crown * Page 10 of 13

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Nightmare ‘Dark’ and ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’

October 22, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer


‘The Nightmare’ (2015) | NR | 90 mins | 🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

In the 2015 documentary “The Nightmare,” documentarian Rodney Ascher explores the subject of sleep paralysis, a disorder that leaves the sufferer unable to move as they are asleep … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Yellowcard, The Game and the Naked and Famous

October 22, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

Yellowcard – “Yellowcard” 💿💿


After many years together, the band Yellowcard is saying their goodbyes. They didn’t leave their fans empty-handed, though. Along with the announcement of their departure from the music world, they also released a farewell … Read More

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Falls Short

October 14, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer


“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is based on the novel by Ransom Riggs and introduces all sorts of intriguing characters, a beautiful home and monstrous,  Slenderman-like creatures. This promising story wavers through excitement and confusion.

After his grandfather’s … Read More

Shiptown: Seafood Done the Right Way

October 14, 2016 |

Jon Affolter Jr. Contributing Writer

Steve Marsh is a young, talented and outright unique chef. Above all else, Marsh is a restaurateur. He has already seen what success looks like with his first restaurant, LeGrand Kitchen, only two blocks up the … Read More

Bon Iver Reflects On Fame With ’22, a Million’

October 14, 2016 |

Michael McCann Contributing Writer

Over five years have passed since the release of Bon Iver’s self-titled sophomore breakthrough album. Universally acclaimed, the album garnered the band two Grammys, including “Best New Artist.” After much anticipation, their follow-up album “22, a Million” … Read More

Student’s Powerful Photo Series Brings Attention to Gun Violence in the Media

October 14, 2016 |

<h5>Larenz Johnson Staff Writer</h5>

There are many forms of activism in today’s society. Some activists march, some activists tweet and some activists take their art and use it as a platform to speak on relevant social issues.

Nathan Croslin, an Old Dominion … Read More

The Rise of a New Generation Within ‘Kaya Stewart’

October 14, 2016 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

Looks can be deceiving. One glance at Kaya Stewart’s presence on her eponymous, full-length debut album reveals an artist who appears to have a bold, rough edge and no-holds-barred approach to anything that crosses her path. One … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Solange, Regina Spektor and Danny Brown

October 14, 2016 |

Rich Gabrintina Staff Writer


Regina Spektor – ‘Remember Us To Life’ 💿💿💿💿

Born into a musical household, Regina Spektor was classically trained in piano at an early age. Spektor and her family left the Soviet Union and immigrated to the Bronx in … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Holidays,’ ‘Hush’ and ‘They Look Like People’

October 14, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge

Staff Writer


‘Holidays’ (2016) | NR | 106 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

A young girl gives her swimming coach a bloody Valentine’s Day gift, three girls get a little Halloween themed revenge and a New Years Eve date takes a surprising and … Read More

Students Turned Filmmakers: Campus Moviefest Takes ODU

October 14, 2016 |

Robert Younger

Contributing Writer


On Sept. 29, Campus Moviefest announced the winners of its filmmaking contest at the University Theatre. Out of well over 90 different teams, 16 of their films were presented to a mass audience. Of those 16, only … Read More

Tim Seibles: The Man, The Professor, The Poet Laureate

October 14, 2016 |

Christina Marable Contributing Writer

I guess you could say I am not who I am. I always suspected there was something about me.

The opening lines of Tim Seibles’ poem “On Being Mistaken” sums up Virginia’s newest Poet Laureate. A creative writing … Read More

Slayer Reigns at the NorVa

October 14, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

Emerging from an abyss of social and political unrest over 35 years ago, a holy trinity of thrash invaded the sold-out NorVa on Oct. 3. This combination included half of the “Big Four” in metal, Anthrax … Read More

Banks Returns with ‘The Altar’

October 14, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham

Staff Writer


Banks is back and heartbroken, but don’t let that fool you. This is no pity party. Fortunately for any listener looking for an album to get them through their most recent breakup, “The Altar” has you covered.


Two … Read More

Norfolk’s ‘The Birch’ Wins America’s Heart and Taste Buds

October 14, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Not many bars get the recognition of being voted among the top beer bars in the U.S. This honor has come true right here in Norfolk for The Birch. Awarded the No. 5 Best Beer Bar … Read More

Monarch Style: Regan Harris’ Trendy Boutique Apparel

October 14, 2016 |

<h5>Kim Bering

Staff Writer</h5>


Regan Harris, a junior doubling in communications and dance, confidently walked into Webb Center flaunting a patched green bomber jacket complimented by white Adidas sneakers. A burgundy velvet choker decorated her décolleté area, while beneath her jacket she … Read More

‘Bitch Media’ Co-Founder Andi Zeisler on Commodifying a Movement

October 14, 2016 |

Shannon Jay

Contributing Writer

Andi Zeisler is the co-founder of “Bitch Media,” the independent magazine that served as “sharp-witted feminist responses to pop culture” and is now a major non-profit media organization. Zeisler based her Oct. 4 lecture at ODU on her latest … Read More