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Mace & Crown | February 27, 2017

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Student Volunteers Pitch in at Norfolk SPCA

February 25, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

Nothing could be more irresistible than helping animals in a shelter on a Saturday morning. Students active with Circle K International pitched in at Norfolk SPCA on Feb. 25, giving back to the Norfolk animal community.

Junior Jason … Read More

Learn How to Join the Peace Corps

February 23, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

If you are looking to travel the world while making a difference but don’t have the money, the Peace Corps may be for you. A Peace Corps representative and former volunteer came to speak to students … Read More

Global Café Introduces Students to Kenya

February 23, 2017 |

Margaret Giordano Contributing Writer

Native-born Kenyan, Kevin Muchiri, gave students insight to the culture of his home, Kenya. Global Café: Kenya was hosted at the Intercultural Center on Feb. 16 to introduce students to the vast diversity that the university holds.

Muchiri … Read More

Webb Council Brief

February 23, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

Monarch organization representatives convened in the Cape Charles Room Thursday and discussed the following:

  • Signs with instructions on how to properly wash your hands have been ordered and will be placed in all the bathrooms within … Read More

Campus Community Outraged by Racist Rap Video

February 21, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

[Updated 1:28 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2017]

An explicit YouTube video went viral on Feb. 21, showing an individual wearing an Old Dominion sweatshirt rapping racist, violent lyrics while brandishing a weapon. The video, titled “White Gal – … Read More

Letter from University President John R. Broderick and SGA President Rachael Edmonds

February 21, 2017 |

From the moment students set foot on campus, Old Dominion University fosters a climate of inclusion. We take great pride in the displays of unity and mutual support that take place here every day.

This morning, the University community learned of … Read More

Learn How to Live Off-Campus

February 17, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

For anyone who has had to go through the daunting process of finding off-campus housing, it can help to have a little bit of guidance. A seminar about how to begin the intimidating search for off-campus … Read More

ISPMP Pairs up With TCC for Computer Donations

February 17, 2017 |

Emily Rogers Social Media Director

Students and staff will be able to drop off used computers to be refurbished and donated as part of the Information Systems and Project Management Professional’s computer recycling event this semester. ISPMP recently paired up with … Read More

Miki Agrawal Discusses Taboos of Menstruation at Strome

February 10, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

The word taboo has its roots from the Polynesian word tapua, which translates to menstruation in English. The Economics Club of Hampton Roads hosted social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Feb. 8. Agrawal focuses her current endeavors on … Read More

Strome Hosts Visa Information Session

February 10, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

 

Based upon the recent presidential executive order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” the Office of Visa and Immigration Service Advising hosted a video-conference with two Richmond-based immigration lawyers on Feb. 7. … Read More

Vietnamese Culture Fest Celebrates New Year

February 4, 2017 |

Petra Rich Contributing Writer

Students of the Vietnamese Student Association engaged in traditional dance, a two-part fashion show and even some karaoke as Vietnamese Culture Fest filled the North Café of Webb Center with vibrant color and fun on Feb. 3.

The night … Read More

Michele Norris Discusses Race Through ‘The Race Card Project’

February 3, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

Race is a tough topic for Americans to discuss. What better place to turn than to a voice that has been trusted on public radio for more than a decade?

Michele Norris was just the person to discuss … Read More

‘The Hookup’ Discusses How to Prevent Sexual Assault

February 2, 2017 |

Margaret Giordano Contributing Writer

The Student Activities Council hosted “The Hookup” for students to discuss a widespread college issue: sexual assault. Anthony Dinicola, Senior Educator at Cartharsis Productions, led the presentation in the Hampton/Newport News Room in Webb Center on Feb. … Read More

Lorenzo Sellers Coming to Strome

February 2, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

Strome Entrepreneurial Center will host author and success trainer Lorenzo Sellers on Feb. 9 at 12:30 p.m. The topic of his address is “Limitless Entrepreneur: 5 Signs You are Standing in Your Own Way and How to Overcome … Read More

Protest on Campus

February 2, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

The heavy beat of a drum conducted the chants of the hundreds of students, faculty and Norfolk citizens who were protesting President Donald Trump’s recent executive order regarding immigration.

The signs they proudly held above their heads depicted … Read More