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Mace & Crown | March 3, 2015

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Student Profiles Archives * Mace & Crown

Q&A with Jahkoy, Toronto’s next rising star

December 11, 2014 |

Looking to pave his own way, R&B talent, Jahkoy, has plans to touch many people’s lives with his “feel-good” music, and hopes for his sound to be recognized globally.  Jahkoy, 20, was born and raised in Toronto and has just starting to come into his own musically. The independent singer released his third project at […]Read More

Behind The Mic at ODU

October 22, 2014 |

Jar-El and T.Cooke, the relatable rappers PairoDiceFlow, an energetic group of rappers, are taking on everything, with no intentions of slowing down. The three men in the group are diverse as musicians, and unify through bringing different aspects of music to the table. Paernell Cook (“T.Cooke”), Jarelle Lassiter (“Jar-El”) and Kenneth Wright (“Dolo”) hope to […]Read More

Artist of the Week: Tim Holmes

October 8, 2014 |

Not many people have the chance to do the things that they want to do while they’re still in school. Most activities are so expensive or time-consuming that they seem nearly impossible to be able to pile on top of a student’s course load and tuition. Tim Holmes, a 22-year-old Senior at Old Dominion University, has taken […]Read More

ODU Spotlight: Doug Lightyear

October 1, 2014 |

In the last four years ODU sophomore Douglas “Doug” Keith Davis II, 19, has been relentlessly dedicated towards an unstoppable force—the power of fame and fortune. Davis is a mix-dropping, fashion major with heavy influences from Jeremy Scott, A$AP Rocky and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Although fashion and visual arts go under the highly respected categories of […]Read More

Monarch spotlight: Ray Lawry

October 1, 2014 |

 ODU’s freshman running back, Ray Lawry, could possibly be the team’s next big star. The 5’ 10”, 192-pound tailback had tremendous success in high school. “Beast Mode” was turned on for Lawry as he rushed for over 4,000 yards and had 56 rushing touchdowns his last two years at Kingsway Regional High School. With so […]Read More

Huey Supreme: Artist of the Week

September 24, 2014 |

Cool, calm and collected, one of Old Dominion University’s young talents out of Portsmouth, Va., sophomore, Jesse Boome, also known by stage name “Huey Supreme,” carries good vibes during the early stages of his music career. [caption id="attachment_11457" align="alignleft" width="312"] Photo was taken by Johnathan A. Tyson.[/caption] During an interview, I wasted no time asking […]Read More

Christian Cabigas: Morphsuit America unmasked

September 17, 2014 |

Old Dominion University sophomore Christian Cabigas, 19, went viral with a video of his flash flood backwards shuffle on Kaufman Mall on Sept. 8. The video was shot by Maria Creamer, 22, the Mace & Crown’s arts and entertainment editor. Creamer assembled the video on iMovie and posted it to the Mace and Crown’s Facebook […]Read More

Alex McGinnis: One Bad Grad

July 9, 2014 | 2

Riding the aftermath of a major economic recession and subsequent recovery, many recent graduates are having trouble finding work that they aren’t overqualified for or that actually fits their major. Reading job outlook statistics can be depressing and disheartening, – but sometimes you encounter a positive story that reminds you that dreams can come true! […]Read More

Inside Joke with Micah Davis

February 19, 2014 |

Micah Davis want’s to let you in on an inside joke. A junior at Old Dominion University, the title of his newest album, “Inside Joke,” is set to release this summer. What would be an amazing feat for anyone is surprisingly the least interesting thing about Davis. Gifted to play several instruments by ear at […]Read More

The Inspiration Station

January 23, 2014 |

The Inspiration Station is Old Dominion University student Jessica Johnson’s way of sharing her faith and love of music while pursuing her dream as a radio show host. Airing at noon every Tuesday on WODU, Inspiration Station plays the latest gospel music and features various interviews with ministers about relatable topics for college students and […]Read More

Part of a Community

April 23, 2013 |

Very few people can say they have had their work seen over  2 million times, but Troy Lawson, an senior ODU marketing major and avid YouTuber , can. Lawson’s 58 videos have been seen over 2 million times, and he currently has 15,000 subscribers. . His most popular video, “What Guys Do Right Before Girls […]Read More

Tarzan Swings ODU Student into the Spotlight

March 6, 2013 |

The story of Tarzan, first a book in 1912, a children’s movie in 1999 and a Broadway play in 2006, has become a classic family story that spans generations. Now, the Norfolk based theater company, Hurrah Players, with the help of ODU sophomore Zack Jenkins, is bringing the play to Norfolk. The March 15 through […]Read More

Baby, You’re a Firework Old Dominion’s Theatre Program Debuts “The Miss Firecracker Contest”

February 27, 2013 |

Old Dominion’s theatre program opened their spring season with the much anticipated and Broadway favorite, “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” “If you enjoyed this evening’s performance, tell your friends. If you hated it, tell your enemies,” director Konrad Winters quipped before the start of the play. Held in Goode Theatre on Feb. 21, the small and […]Read More