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Mace & Crown | April 18, 2015

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International Archives * Mace & Crown

ODU Administration Responds to Adjunct Concerns

April 11, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

By David Thornton News Editor

Over the past several years, difficulties faced by adjunct professors, including low pay, excessive hours and lack of benefits, have become one of the most discussed subjects in the world of higher … Read More

Kaufman Mall Seal Missing, Secret Group Claims Responsibility

February 25, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener Assistant News Editor & Sean Davis Editor-in-Chief


Word spread quickly through campus Wednesday that Old Dominion University’s official seal had been stolen. Students passing by the sacred spot in the middle of campus paused to snap pictures of … Read More

ODU Hosts Statewide Model United Nations Conference

February 22, 2015 |

By: Sara Fernandez Contributing Writer


Despite the sudden snow fall, high school students from all over Virginia came together last week in Norfolk for the ODU Model United Nations Conference. The 38th ODUMUNC gave students the ability to deal … Read More

Finding a Balance Between Science and Ethics

January 30, 2015 |

By Libby Marshall Staff Writer

Dr. Gerard Magill, of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Dr. Jonathan Crane of Emory University confronted the ongoing moral debates surrounding the beginning of life and what defines it, who has the authority to declare … Read More

ODU Says, ‘Je Suis Charlie’!

January 27, 2015 |

By Stef Wasko Contributing Writer

ODU students and faculty crowded a small classroom on the top floor of the Batten Arts and Letters building Thursday, Jan. 22 to discuss the balance of religious respect and free speech in response to … Read More

Renowned Journalist and Ambassador Speak at ODU

January 20, 2015 |

By Jessica Perkins Staff Writer

Students, faculty, alumni, and guests packed into the Mills Godwin Auditorium on Thursday, Jan 15 in order to listen to renowned journalist David Ignatius and Ambassador Ryan Crocker speak about the current state of the world, “A World on … Read More

ODU holds silent protest for Ferguson

December 3, 2014 |

ODU students gathered outside of Kaufman Hall to silently protest the decision of a grand jury in Missouri that relinquished any fault to police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Students walked solemnly to Webb’s outside … Read More

Ebola: A crisis without borders

October 22, 2014 |

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to spread, it is rapidly becoming apparent that this is a world health issue, reaching far beyond the borders of the three countries primarily afflicted.

Saio Conteh, a 22-year-old Old Dominion University … Read More

Ebola Epidemic Continues to Ravage West Africa

September 3, 2014 |

Several media conduits have recently shed attention on the on-going Ebola epidemic in Africa. The current 2014 outbreak of Ebola, which started in West Africa, is, according to researchers, one of the largest outbreaks in history.

The numbers are certainly … Read More

Generation Study Abroad

March 26, 2014 |

The Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative is to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade.  Old Dominion University has committed to increasing the number of undergraduate students who … Read More

An ODU Look at Syria

September 11, 2013 |

While the unrest in Syria rages on, President Barack Obama has called on Congress to debate a course of action. The decision has the potential to influence all Americans, but one professor at Old Dominion University has his own ideas … Read More

Word is…

April 24, 2013 |

Earthquake hits China’s Sichuan province, killing at least 156 and injuring thousands

China was hit with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, injuring thousands of residents and killing more than 156 people. The epicenter was reported to be under … Read More

Comments on North Korea Conflict

April 11, 2013 | 3

I don’t claim to be some diplomatic genius. I am not in the market to run for any public office and I don’t want that kind of future. I’ve never studied international relations. As a matter of fact, the only … Read More

La Vita è Bella (Life is Beautiful) An Old Dominion Student Travels to Auschwitz

April 3, 2013 |

I’m Jewish. And part of my family died during the Holocaust. I have always known this, but my family and I never knew how or when. I had been told all my life that they were sent to the gas … Read More