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Mace & Crown | March 4, 2015

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Faux News is Good News: Publisher Looking to Spoil Your Childhood

March 3, 2015 |

By George Plank Staff Writer   Last month, children’s book publisher Predictable House Publishing licensed the rights to publish over a hundred classic children’s books. Yesterday they announced their plans for the books in their domain. “We here at Predictable House Publishing understand that family comes first. It is important that even in this age of […]Read More

Profile: Dr William Whitehurst

March 1, 2015 |

He twitched his forefinger, which sent the propeller whirling on the front of his miniature Grumman TBF Avenger plane. Beside the model aircraft a younger William G. Whitehurst in his Navy bomber uniform stared out of a picture frame with glimmering eyes. “I know I’m not like anybody else at ODU,” the now almost-90-year-old Whitehurst […]Read More

ODU Adjunct Professors Speak Out for Better Work Conditions

March 1, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor Bells rang out across the snowy landscape of ODU as professors and students marched to raise awareness for the plight of adjuncts Thursday. The “ring-in” was staged in conjunction with the first International Adjunct Walkout day on Feb. 25, part of a grassroots movement bringing attention to the low pay, […]Read More

Grab your popcorn: Project Almanac

February 28, 2015 |

By Chris Circeo Contributing Writer With “Project Almanac,” MTV Films tries to boldly go where it has never gone before, deep into the realm of the found footage genre only to realize it didn’t have much to say when it got there. Dean Israelite’s first turn at directing a feature length film starts with tech-savvy […]Read More

“Just Having Fun on a Snow Day”

February 28, 2015 |

By Libby Marshall Staff Writer This is how sophomore Travis Rickman explains the 8-foot tall snowman and the 6-foot tall igloo that he and fellow sophomore Michael Miller constructed in the quads on the afternoon of Feb. 26: “We just wanted to make something cool [no pun intended] and bring some life to campus,” Miller […]Read More

Photo Gallery: Music of the Rolling Stones

February 23, 2015 |

Photos by: Schyler Shafer [FAG id=13639]  Read More

ODU Hosts Statewide Model United Nations Conference

February 22, 2015 |

By: Sara Fernandez Contributing Writer   Despite the sudden snow fall, high school students from all over Virginia came together last week in Norfolk for the ODU Model United Nations Conference. The 38th ODUMUNC gave students the ability to deal with real world crises, challenged them to mediate arguments between nations and taught them valuable […]Read More

Monarchs Bully Bulldogs, Get Much-needed Conference Win

February 22, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk Sports Editor The Old Dominion Monarchs were not intimidated by the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, who came into the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Saturday afternoon sitting at first place in Conference USA with a record of 12-2. ODU was able to get the convincing win, by a score of 72-53.With the win, […]Read More

Photo Gallery: Cafe con Leche

February 22, 2015 |

[FAG id=13611] Photos by: Jason KaziRead More

Faux News is Good News: New Fungus Produces Ominous Tones

February 21, 2015 |

By George Plank Staff Writer Scientists out of Waco, Texas rocked the health and science world recently when they announced that they have discovered a new parasitic fungus. “This fungus, when fully grown, develops a floral bloom that releases spores to other potential hosts. Its host of choice, however, is human beings.” Said Elizabeth Flora […]Read More

Weathering Octavia Brings Concerns, Complaints

February 21, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener Assistant News Editor On Monday Feb. 16 winter storm Octavia moved across the Hampton Roads area, bringing with it several inches of snow, two days of cancelled classes and delays. ODU sent out an alert at 10:30 a.m. Monday morning alerting student and faculty that the campus would close at 4 p.m.  By […]Read More

Bridging the Gap: Generation Forward

February 21, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor Building solidarity within black communities while increasing productive communication between many diverse groups is the goal of one of the newest organizations at ODU, Generation Forward. Their first event, Bridge the Gap, held on Feb. 19, brought together students from ODU and Hampton University, along with members of the Hampton […]Read More