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Mace & Crown | April 26, 2017

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Diversity Archives * Mace & Crown

The Struggle for Citizenship: Julia Vido’s Story

March 26, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

While splitting her time between staying up all night to maintain her 4.0 GPA for her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, winning races for her NCAA Division I swimming team, speaking three languages and updating her popular Instagram … Read More

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

February 27, 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

Monarchs Monitor Presidential Debate on Campus

September 30, 2016 |

SaiJai Miller Contributing Writer

On Sept. 26 students gathered on the Old Dominion University campus to watch the first presidential debate of 2016. The debate was hosted by CNN and moderated by veteran news anchor Lester Holt. This presidential debate marked … Read More

President’s Lecture Series: Douglas Brinkley

September 30, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

The President’s Lecture Series at ODU has varied immensely through its 15 years, beginning in 1991 with segregationist writer James J. Kilpatrick to this year’s first speaker, CNN presidential historian and Rice University professor, Douglas Brinkley. Brinkley … Read More

Monarch Race 2 Ready Program – Being a Prepared Monarch

September 28, 2016 |

 

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

ODU students now have the opportunity to earn prizes by becoming aware, preparing themselves for severe weather and taking action through the Monarch Race 2 Ready Program. Representatives set up tables in the Webb Center Lobby … Read More

The President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence

September 28, 2016 |

SaiJai Miller Contributing Writer

ODU’s Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence the first day of the semester. The task force was formed by ODU President John Broderick in 2011, yet the organization didn’t gain momentum until about … Read More

The Italian Wanderer: Federico Minelli

September 28, 2016 |

Sammia Aslam Contributing Writer

Traveling is an opportunity to see the world and experience different cultures. His father’s employment as a Commander in the Italian Navy has allowed Federico Minelli to travel and visit different countries. According to him, his family … Read More

This Week in History

September 23, 2016 |

Justin L. C. Ross Contributing Writer

In the words of local Old Dominion University history professor, Dr. Elizabeth Zanoni, “Historians are products of the world in which they live”. This truth is not only pertinent for those who study history, but … Read More

The Story of an Afghan Fulbright Scholar

September 23, 2016 |

<h5>Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer</h5>

Born and raised in a small village called Wardank, Sami Stanekzai is a native of Afghanistan. He was one of 11 children in his family. His father, who took on various roles to support their family, had to … Read More

New LGBTQ Mentorship Program

September 23, 2016 |

<h5>Jacie Litz Contributing Writer</h5>

The Office of Intercultural Relations has started a new LGBTQ Peer Mentor Program at ODU this fall. Ericka Smith, an advocate and Ally Engagement Graduate Assistant, is also a coordinator for the new program. Smith discussed the … Read More

Mapping Lambert’s Point Project Unveiled

September 23, 2016 |

Alex Scruggs Contributing Writer

The areas surrounding ODU have been housing both residents and their stories for over a century. “I didn’t swim so I didn’t try to swim but if you could swim we used to go to what you’d … Read More

The President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence

September 23, 2016 |

Sarah Miller Contributing Writer

ODU’s Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence the first day of the semester. The task force was formed by ODU President John Broderick in 2011, yet the organization didn’t gain momentum until … Read More

African American History Museum Debuts in Nation’s Capital

September 23, 2016 |

Justin L. C. Ross Contributing Writer

A momentous day for historians and the U.S. as a whole began on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as the grand opening ceremony unveiled the National Museum of African American History and Culture. As … Read More

Monarch Dies in Tragic Car Crash

September 17, 2016 |

 

Justin Louis Coleman Ross Contributing Writer

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 12, tragedy struck the Old Dominion campus. Monarch Jordan Zimmerman, was killed in an automobile accident when his car was struck by a drunk driver. As reported … Read More

Genderbending Event Hosted by Women’s Center

September 15, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

ODU’s Women’s Center hosted a panel discussion on gender fluidity/sexual orientation, bullying and sexual harassment on Sept. 14 from 7-9 p.m. Panelists included Sara Van Gorder, Tommy R. Bennett and Wayman Lewis.

Sara Van Gorder is the creator … Read More