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Change the world, not your body

October 29, 2014 |

By Jessica Perkins Staff Writer

Jess Baker, a blogger, mental health care professional and founder of the Body Love Conference talked body image with Old Dominion University students on the evening of Oct. 23 in the North Cafe. Banker is … Read More

We Want it All: LGBTQ Community not satisfied with Marriage Rights

October 28, 2014 | 1

 

by Sean Davis Copy Editor

Despite the recent legalization and expansion of marriage equality to Virginia and12 other states– bringing the number that issue and recognize same-sex marriages to 32– the LGBTQ community is far from finished fighting for … Read More

Big Blue Take Back reminds ODU “It’s On Us”

October 28, 2014 |

 

By Josh Whitener Staff Writer

Uniting together on Oct. 24, students formed a coalition pledging to end relationship violence and sexual assault at Old Dominion University’s Big Blue Take Back rally.

This was the first Big Blue Take Back … Read More

Ebola: A crisis without borders

October 22, 2014 |

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to spread, it is rapidly becoming apparent that this is a world health issue, reaching far beyond the borders of the three countries primarily afflicted.

Saio Conteh, a 22-year-old Old Dominion University … Read More

Same-sex marriage legal in Va.

October 22, 2014 | 1

As of a decision made, but not made, by the Supreme Court last month, same-sex marriages in Virginia are now legal.

Many are thrilled and disbelieving about this turn of events, yet there are those who have merely reaffirmed their … Read More

ODU fraternity fighting stigma of sexual assault

October 22, 2014 | 2

 

Fraternities have a national reputation as a haven for college rape and sexual assaults. Several Old Dominion University fraternities are fighting against that stigma while others at ODU remain susceptible to it.

John D. Foubert, Ph.D., a former … Read More

Socially liberal, fiscally conservative, mostly ignored: Libertarian candidate Sarvis speaks to ODU

October 22, 2014 |

At 7:55, only ten seats out of 100 were filled. The event was set to begin at 8 p.m.

The room seemed cavernous, and far too quiet. The few attendees were clustered around the center aisle, huddled against the back … Read More

Congressman Rigell on tuition, loans and the job market

October 22, 2014 |

Congressman Scott Rigell spoke openly with the Mace and Crown on Oct. 12 on the major obstacles associated with earning a college degree. Rigell is the Representative for Virginia’s second congressional district, the nation’s largest military district … Read More

The hustlepreneur, information jacker, American dream catcher

October 15, 2014 |

On Oct. 7, Old Dominion University welcomed renowned chef and author, Jeff Henderson, to the North Café as one of the speakers in the President’s Lecture Series for the 37th Annual Literary Festival.

Henderson’s presentation was titled … Read More

Creative Eats: Delores Philips at the literary festival

October 15, 2014 |

Delores Phillips spoke to a room filled with ODU faculty and students on the conventional notions of food culture on Oct. 8. Determined to open the eyes of her wall-to-wall audience, Phillips wove a detailed picture of the destructive nature … Read More