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Mace & Crown | October 23, 2017

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Events Archives * Mace & Crown

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

“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

Diverse individuals gather at the Global Family Welcome

September 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

The Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the Global Family Welcome on Aug. 31. It occurred from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ainslie Football Complex Lexus Terrace located on 49th St. Monarch Dining and … 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

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

‘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

DevCon Teaches the Ins and Outs of Making Games

April 8, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Contributing Writer

In its second year, Pixelfest, Norfolk’s own gaming festival centered around the art of gaming and all its concepts, was held at the Slover Library from April 7-9. Fans and video gamers from around the area … Read More

Six Floors of Fun and Games at PixelFest!

April 8, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Gamers and vendors united under one roof this weekend at the Slover Library in Norfolk. PixelFest 2017 was a free event going into its second year featuring game developers, a developer’s conference, music and game … Read More

‘Chit. Chat. Chew.’: Discussing Struggle and Survival of Indigenous Tribes

April 8, 2017 |

Jade Dixon | Contributor Writer

History never ceases to repeat itself. This seems especially true when it comes to the protests that have come about to protect the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Standing Rock, North Dakota.

The Office of Intercultural Relations … Read More

Purple Passion Dinner Honors Late Professor

March 27, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Contributing Writer

A good professor sends students off with required knowledge. A great professor also touches their hearts.

The legacy of Dr. Jill Dustin, who passed away in January from lung cancer, was honored at the annual Purple Passion … Read More

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