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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

Kevin O’Connor Speaks On a Brewing Entrepreneurship

April 23, 2016 |

Ben Maxie Contributing Writer

Kevin O’Connor founded O’Connor Brewing in 2009 with the help of his wife and family. On April 14, he spoke to the ODU community at the Strome Entrepreneurial Center about how he became involved in brewing and starting … Read More

ODU Junior DeMontaz Brown Launches Hats with a Message

April 22, 2016 |

Anika Williams Contributing Writer

In January 2016, ODU junior DeMontaz Brown launched his brand “My Melanin,” which offers a line of hats bearing the word “Melanin.” With his line of products, Brown focuses on delivering a culturally relevant message. His brand “My Melanin” … Read More

Deterring Campus Violence with the ROBOCOPP Sound Grenade

April 19, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

The widespread problem of campus sexual assaults and campus violence is one with no single solution and requires a change in the foundational perception of campus violence. In the meantime, a myriad of personal safety devices have … Read More

Granby Social Club: 90-Second Food, 52-Foot Lounge

April 19, 2016 |

Stef Wasko Staff Writer

This month, Norfolk’s Neon District will welcome a new lounge bar and food dive to the up-and-coming strip of Granby Street. Although opening day hasn’t been announced, Landon Anderson and Guy Derenoncourt are eager to launch Granby … Read More

ODU Board of Visitors to Appoint New Faculty, Discuss Renaming of Graduate Program

April 18, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

The ODU Board of Visitors will be discussing new faculty and staff appointments and receive updates on ongoing campus construction projects at their meeting on Thursday, April 21.

Audit Committee:

The committee will be discussing audits at the … Read More

Tax Day Freebies to Enjoy This Year

April 14, 2016 |

Celebrate Tax Day at Kona Ice in Virginia Beach. The sweet chain is celebrating National Chillout Day, which means you can enjoy a free shaved ice!

Boston Market is offering a $10.40 meal for Tax Day this year! The meal includes … Read More

We are Looking to Hire a Digital Editor for 2016-2017

April 14, 2016 |

We are looking to hire a Digital Editor for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Digital Editor is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the design of all digital presentation of content on the M&C website
  • Ensuring that all content is strategically published, upholding the standards of … Read More

Updates: The Tweet Heard Round ODU: ‘Shorty Got That Pill Cosby’

April 11, 2016 |

Staff Report

Update (April 11, 5:47 p.m.): 

At 5:33 p.m. on Monday, April 11, Wells’ tweeted the following statement:

“First I want to start off by apologizing for my actions during this whole situation, and not saying anything when I should’ve spoke … Read More

Celebrating ‘Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event’

April 9, 2016 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Staff Writer

Old Dominion University will be hosting the weeklong festival “Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event” April 13- 20. It marks the 400-year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with events honoring and connecting the bard to today’s … Read More

ODU VEXU Robotics Club: From Scrap to Champions

April 8, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

When Richard Stinson and Daquan Styles rebuilt the ODU Robotics team back in 2013, they had little idea just how far they would go on their shared interest in robots and engineering.

Stinson, a mechanical engineering major, … Read More

Chris Mecate: The Two-Time All-American

April 7, 2016 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

It’s the first week of Chris Mecate’s collegiate career. He is going up against then captain John Nicholson. Nicholson is  beating up the freshman and Mecate is so tired he can barely stand. After a double leg … Read More