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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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/earthquake-hits-chinas-sichuan-province/2013/04/20/822133a2-a9b7-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html?hpid=z4

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

[APRIL FOOLS] Crazy for Coco Fruit

April 1, 2013 |

Miracle Fruit Makes Everything Taste Like Chocolate

Menstruating women across the globe are going crazy to get their hands on this little red berry that makes everything taste like chocolate. Through genetic alterations, scientists have cross-pollinated coco plants with this … Read More

[APRIL FOOLS] Monstrous Debates

April 1, 2013 |

Official Talks at UN Being Kept Under Wraps

The Mace and Crown had been granted exclusive access into the United Nations building in New York City this week where discussions were being held on the conflict in the European world.

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Meteor Explodes Over Siberia

February 20, 2013 |

In a freak coincidence on Friday, a meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia on the same day 2012 DA14, a 45-foot wide asteroid, made a narrow pass by Earth.

Russian space agency Roscosmos said “the meteor blazed across the sky at … Read More

The Word Is…

February 13, 2013 |

Asteroid to Pass Earth

An asteroid will pass between Earth and its satellites on Feb. 15, coming as close as 17,000 miles from the planet’s surface. Scientists are calling the asteroid, or near-earth object, 2012 DA14.

It is roughly … Read More

The Word Is

February 6, 2013 |

Terrorist Attack on Turkish Embassy

A suicide bombing in Ankara, Turkey killed a Turkish security guard and injured a television journalist last Friday, Feb. 1.

A radical leftist terror group, the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party, better known as the DHKP-C, … Read More

Diwali “Festival of Lights” Celebrated During International Education Week

November 21, 2012 | 1

Dancing was the theme of the night at Old Dominion University’s ninth annual Diwali celebration festival, hosted by the Indian Student Association. Diwali “Festival of Lights” is the most popular holiday in India and other Hindu practicing countries, and has … Read More

Global Monarch Club

November 14, 2012 |

Culture shock can be a daunting thing to deal with, especially while trying to balance a full course load. The Global Monarch Club seeks to ease the anxieties international students face trying to assimilate into American culture.

The Global Monarch … Read More