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Mace & Crown | March 31, 2015

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News Archives * Mace & Crown


Photo Gallery: Solidarity Gathering

March 28, 2015 |

Photos by: Zack Chavis

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Photo Gallery: Tunnel of Oppression

March 25, 2015 |

Photos by: Josh Caudell

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Photo Gallery: Generation Forward Meeting – 3/19/15

March 25, 2015 |

Photos by: Jason Kazi

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ODU Takes Offense to Racially Insensitive Facebook Posts

March 24, 2015 | 2

By David Thornton

A Facebook post including offensive hashtags sparked discussions about racism and cultural sensitivity at ODU on March 19. The posts appeared on Facebook the night before, and were met almost immediately with indignation.

The picture featured two … Read More

Online vs. Traditional Classes: What’s the Right Answer?

March 21, 2015 |

Jessica Perkins Staff Writer

There are positive and negative aspects of both online and traditional classes, and with Old Dominion being ranked number seven of all Virginian Universities by University Web Ranking 2015, and Old Dominion’s Distance Learning Program being … Read More

Senator Mark Warner Calls for Campus Safety

March 7, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener

Assistant News Editor

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) participated in a conference call with college journalists explaining the new reinforced version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act on March 3. The act provides a more transparent … Read More

Local Girl Missing in Norfolk, ODU Assists in Search

March 7, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener

Assistant News Editor

Norfolk police are searching for 18 year old woman Anjelica “AJ” Hadsell, a Longwood University residential student who went missing on March 3 in the Tarrallton Area of Norfolk, VA. She was returning home over her … Read More

Campus Crime Log – 2/15-2/28

March 3, 2015 |

On February 15th, 2015 at 10:46 a.m., a hit and run was reported at the 800 Block of 48th St. The case remains active.

On February 22nd, 2015 at 2:54 p.m., a simple assault was reported at France House. The … 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 … Read More

Photo Gallery: Snowstorm Remus Batters Campus

February 26, 2015 |

Photos by: Jason Kazi

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Kaufman Mall Seal Missing, Secret Group Claims Responsibility

February 25, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener Assistant News Editor & Sean Davis Editor-in-Chief


Word spread quickly through campus Wednesday that Old Dominion University’s official seal had been stolen. Students passing by the sacred spot in the middle of campus paused to snap pictures of … Read More

Letter from the Editor: On Student Apathy and Political Disengagement

February 24, 2015 |

Sean Davis Editor-in-Chief


[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Mace staff had a chance to visit the Newseum in Washington D.C. a few months ago. Besides the fact that it was largely a temple of the problematic media elite, a lot of it was … 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 … 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. … Read More