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Norfolk’s Local Heroes Comics Celebrates Free Comic Book Day

May 19, 2016 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

On May 7, comic book stores around the United States celebrated Free Comic Book Day, an event where comic book stores, like Norfolk’s Local Heroes Comics, give away free comics and sell others as cheap as 25 … Read More

‘All the While’: Evan Hannah and Copelana Share Their Intimate Stories

May 17, 2016 |

Richard Gabrintina Staff Writer

On April 29 and 30, local musicians Evan Hannah and Copelana took the stage at the Zeiders American Dream Theater in Virginia Beach for their “All the While” show. The two performers drew in a crowd of … Read More

Netflix and Chill? Summer 2016 Edition

May 16, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Arts & Entertainment Editor

Exams are over and the semester has officially ended. Between soaking up the sun this summer and filling your days with fun activities, unwind with these five must-sees streaming on Netflix now.

‘Chelsea Does’

After leaving her … Read More

UPDATES: New Shopping Center Planned Near Campus

May 10, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

May. 10 Update: The Mace & Crown has learned that the developer has submitted plans to the City Council for a better name for the shopping center to represent the neighborhood and it’s history: The Railyard at Lamberts … Read More

‘Keanu’: Key and Peele’s First Feature Film

May 9, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

With a movie poster tagline saying, “From the visionary minds of ‘Key and Peele,’” “Keanu” certainly feels like an extended skit from the oft-hilarious sketch show. Allowing Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele to star in their first … Read More

‘World of Warcraft’ Attempts Successful Game to Film Crossover

May 6, 2016 | 2

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

The “World of Warcraft” movie, “Warcraft,” is set to premiere this June, and by all accounts, the film looks promising as the fabled “good” video game movie. Despite looking like another CGI monstrosity, more than its contemporaries, the … Read More

The Jungle Book: A Stunning Adaptation of a Disney Classic

May 2, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

For lovers of the original 1967 Disney film and children of this generation, director Jon Favreau’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” is phenomenal. Using hyper realistic animation, Favreau never strays from the old fashioned way … Read More

Jimmy Buffett Kicks Off Tour in Virginia Beach

May 2, 2016 |

Kimberly Bering Staff Writer

Music icon Jimmy Buffett and his band the Coral Reefers incited reminiscent madness in their fans, otherwise known as “parrotheads,” at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach on April 16. His latest tour, “Workin’ … Read More

Brick Anchor Brew-House Downtown’s Newest Addition

April 30, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Contributing Writer

Brick Anchor Brew-House is the newest boozy resident to add to your downtown bar crawl. Replacing the previously long-standing Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub, the fancy beer haven is a grand improvement.

Brick Anchor’s pub fare goes beyond your … Read More

Virginia Hip-Hop Collective Throws RBLE Art Jam

April 29, 2016 |

Anika Williams Contributing Writer

On Friday, April 15, Back Bay Brewery hosted a free, fun event celebrating Virginia’s hip-hop collective RBLE. The group of local artists joined forces with the urban media website MOBoombox to throw the RBLE Art Jam, a … Read More

An Albanian Student’s Perspective on Life in the United States

April 29, 2016 | 2

Girish Sreevatsan Nandakumar Contributing Writer

ODU’s page on monarch diversity says there are only six Albanian students at ODU. The Mace talked to one, Ana Marku, who had interesting experiences and perspectives to share.

From Tirana, the capital of Albania, Marku is … Read More

Terri Binion Releases First Album in Over a Decade

April 29, 2016 |

Julia Creamer Contributing Writer

Florida-based alternative folk singer-songwriter and producer Terri Binion released “The Day After The Night Before,” her first album in over a decade, on March 25.

A unique blend of folk, Kentucky bluegrass and country, Binion’s musical style is … Read More

Shakespeare Festival Inaugural Reception Celebrates Poet’s Local Legacy

April 28, 2016 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Staff Writer

The inaugural reception of Old Dominion University’s “Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event” was held Thur. April 14 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Speakers at the reception included assistant professor of foreign languages and literature … Read More

ODU Celebrates Relay for Life

April 25, 2016 |

Kamaria Mason Contributing Writer

Update, April 25 at 5:45 p.m.: The Mace earlier reported that student organizations were offering haircuts to benefit Locks for Love. This information was incorrect. The hair from the haircuts was donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths.

Health is a valuable … Read More

ODU Graduate Making an Impact in Colombia Teaching English

April 24, 2016 |

Jonah Grinkewitz News Editor

Whether working as a chaplain’s assistant in the military, studying at ODU to become a history teacher or traveling to Colombia to teach English, Brett Martinez has always had the motto “people helping people.”

Martinez came to ODU in 2012 right after … Read More