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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

The Feminist Activist Fair

March 27, 2013 |

Presented by The Women’s Center

As the end of March approaches and the spring weather sets in, the Women’s Center at ODU is getting ready to host their annual Feminist Activist Fair. Partnered with the Women’s Studies department, the fair … Read More

Let the Cuts Commence

March 6, 2013 |

The sequestration has officially started and Virginia will be seeing some substantial changes.

Automatic federal spending cuts known as “sequestration” went into effect last Friday, March 1 as the White House and Congress failed once again to reach a … Read More

McDonnell Still Fighting Sequestration in VA

February 27, 2013 |

Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell sent a letter to President Obama on Feb. 19, 2013 urging him to follow through with his campaign promise to avert the cuts to federal spending.

The 2011 Budget Control Act that would disproportionally affect many … Read More