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ODU Says, ‘Je Suis Charlie’!

January 27, 2015 |

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 the tragedy at Charlie Hebdo … Read More

Is Minimum Wage the Standard in Higher Learning?

January 24, 2015 |

Josh Whitener

Assistant News Editor

It was reported in 2013 that 40 million students have some form of student debt. Many of these students work minimum wage jobs to help pay their way through school, earning as little as $7.25 … Read More

A World on Fire

January 20, 2015 |

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 Fire.”

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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

ODU students march in People’s Climate March

October 1, 2014 | 1

About 12 Old Dominion University students, and over 300,000 people from all over the world, attended the People Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21. Marchers from 800 colleges, celebrities and public figures marched to draw attention to … Read More

Unreported rapes leave college campuses vulnerable

September 24, 2014 |

Sexual assaults and rapes on college campuses have become a disturbingly frequent occurrence and Old Dominion University is not an exception.

In April, District security guard Michael Spearman, 29, was charged with rape after a female resident said he attacked … Read More

Ferguson: Events in Missouri spark conversations on campus

September 17, 2014 |

Ferguson: Events in Missouri spark conversations on campus


Following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014 the residents of Ferguson took to the streets to demand justice. The protests … Read More

ODU Remembers 9/11

September 10, 2014 |

Like the attack on Pearl Harbor or the Columbine and Virginia Tech massacres, Sept 11, 2001 is a day that cannot be forgotten.

The surreal images of commercial airliners smashing into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in … Read More

Photoset: Protest in Washington D.C.

March 4, 2014 |

Over a thousand students participated in XL Dissent, a nonviolent protest against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. It is being called “the largest act of youth civil disobedi- ence at the White House in a generation.” The pipeline is … Read More

Don’t Be Evil

January 23, 2014 |

Viral Video Examines Internet Magnate’s Mendacious Policies

Internet titan Google was placed under the microscope in a viral art video shown Jan. 16 by Old Dominion University’s Institute of Humanities.

Andrew Norman Wilson’s “Leaving the Googleplex” spurred discussion about copyright … Read More

Word Is…

November 7, 2013 |

LAX Shooting

Many Los Angeles residents were in shock after 23-year-old Paul Ciancia allegedly carried multiple weapons into Terminal 3 of the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday. The gunmen allegedly killed one Transportation Security Administration officer and injured four … Read More

Get Charged Up: Your Device Depends on it

September 11, 2013 | 1

National Competition on a Full Battery

Smart phones have great capabilities when it comes to normal and entertainment use. Multiple functions also come at the cost of battery life. A dead battery is no fun and finding an outlet can … Read More

[APRIL FOOLS] ODU’s beloved Big Blue Has Babies

April 1, 2013 | 1

Baby Blues

Old Dominion University’s beloved Big Blue now has a few “little blues” of his own. The cubs, Iris and Periwinkle, were delivered at Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk last Friday, March 22 at 9:31 a.m., and each weighed 2.2 … Read More

ODU Provides Students with Best Graduate School

March 27, 2013 |

Old Dominion University’s Darden College of Education was recently recognized as one of the best graduate schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report. The college was ranked number 65 out of 235 total programs after a survey … Read More