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Mace & Crown | December 14, 2017

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Diversity Archives * Page 2 of 3 * Mace & Crown

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

Dedicated to telling the stories of Lambert’s Point, Mapping Lambert’s Point made its online debut Sept 20. On the website, you’ll find a map of the area with interactive points of interest detailing the stories and former business … 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

ODU Model UN Summer in Review

September 11, 2016 |

Summer Peebles Contributing Writer

With classes in session, temperatures cooling down and work and school life to balance, it’s easy to forget that summer vacation ended just over a week ago. Members of the Old Dominion Model United Nations Society have … Read More

Death of a Hero; Remembering Naqib

September 11, 2016 |

<h5>Girish Sreevatsan and Saamia Aslam Staff Writer & Contributing Writer</h5>

Naqib Ahmad Khpulwak, an ODU graduate, was killed during the attack at the American University of Afghanistan. Khpulwak died a hero at the hands of the very thing he was working hard … Read More

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Held at ODU

September 8, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

A public forum was held at the Old Dominion University Innovation Center on Aug. 26 to confront and discuss the issues and concerns of various female entrepreneurs in Virginia. The forum was conducted by Virginia Lt. Gov. … Read More

From Dhaka to Norfolk; A Monarch’s Story

August 3, 2016 |

 

By Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

Her mother received a master’s in political science, her father received a degree in mechanical engineering, and her brother is studying literature. Coming from a family of academics, Tasnuva Ashrafee Tropa decided to follow suit … Read More

ODU for Orlando: Monarch Nation’s Candlelight Vigil

June 24, 2016 |

Girish Sreevatsan Nandakumar Staff Writer

On June 13, over 100 students, faculty and alumni gathered in front of the Webb Center to honor the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in American history. On June 12, a gunman opened fire at a … Read More