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How One Old Dominion University Lecturer Motivates Nontraditional Students into Learning a New Language

June 28, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

Educating college students from various cultural and demographic backgrounds is part skill and part refinement, according to Old Dominion University Lecturer of Spanish K. Bethea García. This sentiment is the same for nontraditional students or … Read More

Opinion: Truth in a Changing World

June 10, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

 

Being relayed relevant information and knowing what’s going on in your community is a service that will always be required. Since the 1600s newspapers, like the Mace & Crown, have provided this service. It’s no secret … Read More

Norfolk Treads Water, Sea-Levels Rise

June 9, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

 

As the 2017-2018 hurricane season approaches, it is prudent for residents and Monarchs to make themselves aware of the City of Norfolk’s pattern of recurring flooding, if they wish to stay dry. Particularly because, as … Read More

Looking Back in Time: The Mace’s Legacy

June 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Mace & Crown first laid its paw on campus in 1962, and has been Old Dominion University’s main news source ever since. Although much has changed at ODU, this paper has faithfully remained to document … Read More

ODU Observes Memorial Day

May 28, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

When Memorial Day is pondered by the majority of Americans, one tends to think of the three-day weekend filled with summer fun. However, the real reason behind this holiday centers around the principles of reflection, … Read More

Meet Your 2017 VA Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates: Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello

May 21, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, 57, and former Congressman Tom Perriello, 42, are facing off to be the Democratic nominee for Virginia’s gubernatorial race. The nominee will be decided on June 13, the day of primary elections … Read More

Meet Your 2017 Virginia Gubernatorial Republican Candidates: Gillespie, Stewart and Wagner

May 21, 2017 |

Vann Allen Vitug and Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writers

 

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart and Frank Wagner kick their campaigns into high gear as the 2017 Virginia Republican and Democratic primaries on June 13 draw nearer.

 

Ed Gillespie, the … Read More

Health Inequality in America Diminishing?

May 11, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

 

According to the World Health Organization, health inequality, or what is defined as the differences in health statuses or the distributions of health determinants between population groups in the U.S., is steadily diminishing due to … Read More

Old Dominion University’s Student Tuition Increases

May 5, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

On April 27, the Board of Visitors of Old Dominion University confirmed an increase in 2017-18 tuition rates by $300. For the first time in University history, the student health, transportation and general service fees will … Read More

Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Campus

May 3, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

Gene Rossi, currently running for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, spoke to a crowd of Monarchs gathered in Webb Center hosted by the ODU Democrats on April 26. He discussed major issues facing … Read More

Income Inequality in Norfolk

April 23, 2017 |

Chris Steadman | Contributing Writer

The purpose of this study is to visualize the income disparities in Norfolk. The divide in income and quality of life in this city is evident. For residents, these conditions are normalized. It is fairly clear … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Sports Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

In my time at the Mace, I grew as both a writer and an editor. I learned more than you can imagine in just the one year that I held this position. It took us … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Technology Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

I started with Mace & Crown when a friend, and then staff member of the Mace, showed me they were holding an interest meeting. I was interested because they had free pizza. So I entered the room, … Read More

‘Her Campus’ Celebrates Women’s Empowerment

April 22, 2017 | 1

Maggie Giordano | Contributing Writer

Women do great things. They conquer all aspects of life and empower other strong women while being successful. Her Campus decided to celebrate what all women do by bringing YWCA and Generation Action to the Empowerment … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker | Arts & Entertainment Editor

My only regret when it comes to the Mace & Crown is not coming on board sooner. As a transfer student, it took me awhile to find my place at ODU. Right before my … Read More

Monarchs Relax Before Finals With SAC

April 21, 2017 |

SaiJai Miller | Contributing Writer

The Spring Semester is coming to a close, and for Monarchs this means studying for finals, preparing for graduation and completing homework assignments.

The end of the semester can feel overwhelming with all the work that needs … Read More