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Mace & Crown | December 15, 2017

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Her Campus ODU empowers women through Topics and Hot Chocolate

December 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Her Campus magazine chapter on campus held a Topics and Hot Chocolate event where females could get together, drink hot chocolate and talk about issues that matter to them in a safe space.

About 30 people … Read More

Construction on campus: The Barry Art Museum

December 9, 2017 |

Amber McCluney | Contributing Writer

Looming over the corner of 43rd St. and Hampton Blvd. sits a mysterious behemoth metal skeleton of a building which seemed to spring up out of nowhere. The drab spaces between the support beams are often … Read More

“Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!” seminar held on campus

November 6, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Students and staff filled about half of a small auditorium in the Mills Godwin Building for an event held by the ODU Libraries. The event, titled “Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!,” was aimed to … Read More

What do ODU students know about the gubernatorial election?

November 1, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

With less than a week to go before election day, is ODU ready? A survey done by the Mace indicates that 38 out of 100 students don’t even know when voting is taking place.

Polling places are … Read More

Students attend women’s self-defense workshop

October 30, 2017 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

The Norfolk Karate Academy & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Center held a women’s self-defense workshop, sponsored by the ODU Women’s Center on Oct. 21. An estimated 50 women attended the two-hour course, where they each partnered up to … Read More

DACA uncertainty protest takes place on Kaufman Mall

October 30, 2017 |

Natalie Hockaday | Contributing Writer

Protesters marched chanting “D-A-C-A, immigrants are here to stay,” and “No justice, No Peace” along the Kaufman Mall Tuesday, Oct. 24. In early September, President Trump announced his desire for the termination of  DACA (Deferred Action … Read More

The Indian Students Association Celebrates the Festival of Lights

October 28, 2017 | 1

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

 

The Indian Students Association brought India to the North Cafe in the Webb Center on Oct. 23 with a Diwali celebration, Ignite the Lights of Passion. The event was sponsored by multiple organizations including the … Read More

One-legged wrestler Zach Gowen: Perseverance through adversity

October 13, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Zach Gowen, a one-legged wrestler, came to speak at ODU on Oct. 12 to a crowd of about 20 students and community members in the Webb Center. The speech organized by an ODU initiative enacted by … Read More

Cartoonist Roz Chast speaks at ODU

October 11, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

 

Roz Chast graced the stage as the final guest on the last day of the Lust for Life literary festival. At 7:25 p.m., the Blue Room of the Ted Constant Center buzzed with anticipation. A lively … Read More

Women’s zombie climb night not so scary

October 10, 2017 |

Julia Varnier | Contributing Writer

A women’s climb night with a twist! A zombie-apocalypse-themed climb night was held by the ODU Women’s Center at the Student Recreation Center’s rock wall on Monday, Oct. 2. The event’s flyer described a fun and … Read More

Controversy In Norfolk: A spotlight on Confederate remnants may spark change

October 2, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

Virginia is home to more Confederate monuments and relics than any other state, with well over 200 public remnants of the Confederacy still standing around the old dominion. We have several parks, roads, towns and public … Read More

Cultural Conversations: International students at ODU

October 2, 2017 |

James Finney | Contributing Writer

It’s an everyday occurrence at ODU. As you walk to the Webb for lunch, head to BAL for your next class or sit down and relax by Starbucks, you do so in the company of students … Read More

What is happening on Monarch Way?

October 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

Student and Alumni entrepreneurs are making merchandise available to shoppers in the Norfolk area. The Monarch Way store had a soft opening on August 21 and features products from companies that range from fashion to … Read More

“Rock the Dot” talent show rocked

October 1, 2017 |

Bernadette Murphy | Contributing Writer

Students were invited to sign up and participate or just come and watch the “Rock the Dot” talent show. Hosted by the ODU Women’s Center, the event was originally scheduled to be on Kaufman Mall during … Read More

Kickstarting a movement

October 1, 2017 |

Antonia Tempesta | Contributing Writer

Sexual assault is bad, but that idea generally seems to be where a majority of institutions stop. At Old Dominion University, freshman attend “Red Zone Training” the morning after move in.

That four-hour program has the underclassmen … Read More

Community members discuss race during “Sankofa” dinner

September 25, 2017 |

Justin Ross | Contributing Writer

The annual Sankofa [san.KO.fa] Black Student Dinner was held in the Big Blue Room of the Ted Constant Hall Convocation Center on Thursday Sept. 21. The demand for the event was clear as over 560 registered … Read More