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Mace & Crown | March 24, 2017

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Events Archives * Mace & Crown

Letter from President Broderick

March 14, 2017 |

Dear Student,

I challenge all male members of the Monarch community to join me on March 21 in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” part of a national program to raise awareness about sexual violence and relationship violence against women.

One in … Read More

The Nasty Truth: Domestic Violence

October 22, 2016 |

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

On Oct. 17, the Nu Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. along with the M-Power Peer Education Network  collaborated with the ODU Women’s Center to present “The Nasty Truth: Domestic Violence.” The event began with … Read More

Onward into Discomfort: Teaching Racial Injustice

October 21, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

Dr. Lee Bebout, a professor at Arizona State University, came to ODU to speak about his knowledge and experiences related to his controversially named course “U.S. Race Theory & the Problem of Whiteness” and the media backlash … Read More

Third Presidential Debate Brings Arguments to a Close

October 21, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

College Democrats and the Student Government Association hosted a debate watch party at Strome Entrepreneurial Center on campus Wednesday night. This was the third and final debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

The evening … Read More

Transforming Muscle and the Mind

October 15, 2016 |

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

Old Dominion University held a ‘Transforming Muscle and the Mind’ event in Webb Center’s North Cafe on Oct. 13. There were local body building experts present at the event who informed the community on what it takes … Read More

Larry Sabato Brings His Crystal Ball to ODU

October 15, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

UVA’s Center for Politics’ Director and Norfolk native Larry Sabato visited the Big Blue Room at the Ted on his Crystal Ball tour. Sabato is known for his consistent and extraordinary accuracy in predicting election results. Since … Read More

Second Presidential Debate in Review

October 14, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

The second of three presidential debates occurred Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The 90 minute verbal scuffle was moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC News and Anderson Cooper … Read More

Fear 2 Freedom Prepares Sexual Abuse Recovery Kits for Victims

October 14, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

The third annual Fear 2 Freedom event at Old Dominion University was held on Oct. 5 to help collect necessities and personal items for victims of sexual assault. The number ‘two’ in Fear 2 Freedom stands for the … Read More

The Vice Presidential Debate in Review

October 14, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

Oct. 4 saw the debate between candidates for vice president of the U.S. at Longwood University in Farmville, moderated by CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Indiana Governor Mike Pence squared off in a … Read More

Ignite Opens First Food Pantry on Campus

October 14, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Ignite Norfolk Ministry, along with the help and support of ODU, opened the first food pantry on campus. Brandon Robbins, pastor of Ignite, welcomed a small crowd at the grand opening on Oct. 4. Don Stansberry, Dean … Read More

Big Blue Take Back: Taking a Stand Against Violence

October 1, 2016 |

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

On Sept. 30, ODU hosted its third Big Blue Take Back Event in front of the Webb Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The purpose of the event was to speak out about all the possible … 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

Broderick Dining Commons Unveiled

September 24, 2016 |

<h5>Sarah Miller Contributing Writer</h5>

President Broderick challenged Old Dominion University students to embrace the diversity that ODU embodies by eating with new students in the architecturally innovative Broderick Dining Commons.

On Sept. 23 the Monarch community gathered outside the recently designed Kate and … 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

Governor’s Virginia Velocity Tour Visits Strome Entrepreneurial Center

September 23, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

Virginia Velocity Tour visited the campus of ODU at Strome Entrepreneurial Center Sept. 21 on a mission to recruit, celebrate and support Virginia startups. This five-city tour, complete with an eye-catching campaign bus, floated down Interstate 64 … Read More