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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.

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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

Journalist Anderson Cooper Visited Norfolk Forum Series

January 31, 2016 |

Amy Poulter Editor-in-Chief

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper visited Norfolk on Tuesday, Jan 26, to speak about his career and life experiences at Chrysler Hall. Hosted by The Norfolk Forum, Cooper entertained guests with touching stories and his well-known sense of humor. … Read More

Gallery: 2016 MLK Day March

January 18, 2016 |

Photos by Josh Boone and Kam Nedd

For more photos, please visit our Flickr page.

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Founder of DrunkMode App to Speak on Campus

January 17, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

Joshua Anton, CEO and cofounder of the DrunkMode app will speak at the Strome Entrepreneurial Center later this month.

In late 2012, Anton and his friends launched the DrunkMode app. The app touts itself as “your all-in-one solution … Read More

Spring Preview: Your Guide to Over 50 Events at Old Dominion University

January 10, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

Speaking Engagements to Enlighten Students

Every semester, the Office of University Events brings an eclectic variety of speakers to campus. This spring’s speakers include: activist Alicia Garza, humanitarian Alan Gross, biologist and neurologist Kenneth Catania, Ai-jen Poo, Erik … Read More

Cofounder of #BlackLivesMatter to Speak at ODU

December 24, 2015 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

Alicia Garza, community organizer and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter will speak as part of the President’s Lecture Series.

After George Zimmerman’s 2013 acquittal, Alicia along with friends Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors took to social media to launch the … Read More

Internationally Renowned Journalist Anderson Cooper to Speak in Norfolk

December 24, 2015 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

The Norfolk Forum Series is hosting internationally renowned journalist Anderson Cooper at Chrysler Hall early next year.

Born into the Vanderbilt family, Cooper’s media career started off quite early. As a child, he appeared as a model for … Read More

Michelle Obama Talks Fruits and Veggies

November 22, 2015 |

Amy Poulter Arts and Entertainment Editor

First Lady Michelle Obama visited the ODU campus on Friday, Nov. 20, to join Team FNV in their campaign to put more fruits and veggies on plates. Joined by many high-profile celebrities and athletes, the … Read More