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Shakespeare Festival Inaugural Reception Celebrates Poet’s Local Legacy

April 28, 2016 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Staff Writer

The inaugural reception of Old Dominion University’s “Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event” was held Thur. April 14 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Speakers at the reception included assistant professor of foreign languages and literature … Read More

ODU Celebrates Relay for Life

April 25, 2016 |

Kamaria Mason Contributing Writer

Update, April 25 at 5:45 p.m.: The Mace earlier reported that student organizations were offering haircuts to benefit Locks for Love. This information was incorrect. The hair from the haircuts was donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths.

Health is a valuable … Read More

Kevin O’Connor Speaks On a Brewing Entrepreneurship

April 23, 2016 |

Ben Maxie Contributing Writer

Kevin O’Connor founded O’Connor Brewing in 2009 with the help of his wife and family. On April 14, he spoke to the ODU community at the Strome Entrepreneurial Center about how he became involved in brewing and starting … Read More

Sigma Pi Hosts 15th Annual ‘Firefighter Day’

April 15, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

Brothers of Sigma Pi Fraternity hosted the 15th annual “Firefighter Day” on Saturday, April 2, in spite of the rainy weather conditions. More than 150 students and members of the community attended the event that afternoon to … Read More

Tax Day Freebies to Enjoy This Year

April 14, 2016 |

Celebrate Tax Day at Kona Ice in Virginia Beach. The sweet chain is celebrating National Chillout Day, which means you can enjoy a free shaved ice!

Boston Market is offering a $10.40 meal for Tax Day this year! The meal includes … Read More

2016 LGBT Lit Slam Provides a Voice for ODU Community

April 14, 2016 |

Star LaBranche Contributing Writer

The “2016 LGBT Lit Slam,” held on Apr. 4 in the Strome Entrepreneurial Center, was an open mic event focused on inclusivity and diversity for the ODU and Hampton Roads community. The event, hosted by Dexter Gore, … Read More

Celebrating ‘Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event’

April 9, 2016 |

Elizabeth Proffitt Staff Writer

Old Dominion University will be hosting the weeklong festival “Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After: A Public Event” April 13- 20. It marks the 400-year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with events honoring and connecting the bard to today’s … Read More

Feminist Activist Fair Showcases Women-Powered Organizations

March 28, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Contributing Writer

The annual Feminist Activist Fair, hosted by the Women’s Center and co-hosted by the Women’s Studies Department, was held on Tuesday, March 22, in the Webb Center at Old Dominion University. About 15 organizations set up stands … Read More

Guest Lecturer Ai­-jen Poo Illuminates the Issue of an Aging America

March 26, 2016 |

Jonah Grinkewitz News Editor

Ai-jen Poo has witnessed firsthand the issues facing an aging population in America, and she has decided that changes need to be made.

Poo serves as Director of the National Workers Alliance and Co-Director of the Caring Across … Read More

Former Cuban Prisoner Alan Gross Shares His Experience

February 28, 2016 |

Jonah Grinkewitz News Editor

Alan Gross knew he would have to be patient if he was going to survive his imprisonment by the Cuban government.

“I had to exercise my body and my mind, if I was going to survive the emptiness, unfairness … Read More

New-School Democracy Explored in Hip Hop and Obama Reader

February 24, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

Scholars Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson came together for the first time at the Ted Constant Center on Wednesday, Feb. 17, to discuss their collaborative book, “Hip Hop and Obama Reader,” as part of the Black … Read More

Recap: Sanders Rally at Norfolk Scope

February 23, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Assistant Digital Editor

Just ahead of the March 1 Virginia Primaries, Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of thousands at a rally at the Norfolk Scope Arena this morning.

[View the story “Bernie Sanders Norfolk Rally” on Storify]

More … Read More

Global Cafe Nigeria: A Small Sample from a Diverse Plate

February 20, 2016 |

Clare Benedetto Contributing Writer

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, approximately 50 ODU students crowded into the Strome Entrepreneurial Center to spend an hour experiencing a taste of Africa. The Office of Intercultural Relations paid its tribute to Black History Month by sponsoring Global Café: … Read More

Weekend Highlights: February 19-21

February 19, 2016 |

Friday:

Norfolk Admirals vs. Florida Everblades When? Friday, February 19th at 6:30 p.m. Where? Scope Arena, Downtown Norfolk

ODU Wrestling vs. Northern Illinois When? Friday, February 19th at 7:30 p.m. Where? Ted Constant Convocation Center

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Engineers Rev Up for Geek Week 2016

February 18, 2016 |

Stef Wasko Copy Editor

ODU’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will spearhead the third annual Council of Engineering Student Organizations’ (CESO) Geek Week packed with engineering games, scholastic competitions and networking events throughout the week of Feb. 20-27. This … Read More

The Journey of a Once Pregnant Transgender Man

February 14, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Contributing Writer

Kayden X Coleman came to ODU on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to tell his story of his transitioning, being a transgender man and his pregnancy while bringing more awareness about the LGBT community. An overwhelming crowd attended the … Read More