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Mace & Crown | October 20, 2017

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Controversy In Norfolk: A spotlight on Confederate remnants may spark change

October 2, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

Virginia is home to more Confederate monuments and relics than any other state, with well over 200 public remnants of the Confederacy still standing around the old dominion. We have several parks, roads, towns and public … Read More

Community members discuss race during “Sankofa” dinner

September 25, 2017 |

Justin Ross | Contributing Writer

The annual Sankofa [san.KO.fa] Black Student Dinner was held in the Big Blue Room of the Ted Constant Hall Convocation Center on Thursday Sept. 21. The demand for the event was clear as over 560 registered … Read More

Gov. McAuliffe declares state of emergencey in anticipation of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency for Virginia as of earlier today due to the potential upcoming effects of Hurricane Irma.

According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, “The order is designed to … Read More

Norfolk Treads Water, Sea-Levels Rise

June 9, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

 

As the 2017-2018 hurricane season approaches, it is prudent for residents and Monarchs to make themselves aware of the City of Norfolk’s pattern of recurring flooding, if they wish to stay dry. Particularly because, as … Read More

Looking Back in Time: The Mace’s Legacy

June 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Mace & Crown first laid its paw on campus in 1962, and has been Old Dominion University’s main news source ever since. Although much has changed at ODU, this paper has faithfully remained to document … Read More

Meet Your 2017 VA Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates: Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello

May 21, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, 57, and former Congressman Tom Perriello, 42, are facing off to be the Democratic nominee for Virginia’s gubernatorial race. The nominee will be decided on June 13, the day of primary elections … Read More

Meet Your 2017 Virginia Gubernatorial Republican Candidates: Gillespie, Stewart and Wagner

May 21, 2017 |

Vann Allen Vitug and Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writers

 

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart and Frank Wagner kick their campaigns into high gear as the 2017 Virginia Republican and Democratic primaries on June 13 draw nearer.

 

Ed Gillespie, the … Read More

Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Campus

May 3, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

Gene Rossi, currently running for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, spoke to a crowd of Monarchs gathered in Webb Center hosted by the ODU Democrats on April 26. He discussed major issues facing … Read More

Income Inequality in Norfolk

April 23, 2017 |

Chris Steadman | Contributing Writer

The purpose of this study is to visualize the income disparities in Norfolk. The divide in income and quality of life in this city is evident. For residents, these conditions are normalized. It is fairly clear … Read More

Humanities Behind Bars: Professor Takes on Prison Industrial Complex

April 15, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

For most Americans, the prison system exists on an “out of sight, out of mind” basis. The reality is, however, that nearly 2.5 million Americans within the U.S., most of which are people of color, are … Read More

DevCon Teaches the Ins and Outs of Making Games

April 8, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Contributing Writer

In its second year, Pixelfest, Norfolk’s own gaming festival centered around the art of gaming and all its concepts, was held at the Slover Library from April 7-9. Fans and video gamers from around the area … Read More

PixelFest Attracts Vendors, Hosts Game Jam

April 8, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

PixelFest, the rapidly growing, local video game convention held at Slover Library in Downtown Norfolk this weekend featured a family-friendly atmosphere welcoming guests to multiple floors of interactive workshops and games. It not only provided locals … Read More

Six Floors of Fun and Games at PixelFest!

April 8, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Gamers and vendors united under one roof this weekend at the Slover Library in Norfolk. PixelFest 2017 was a free event going into its second year featuring game developers, a developer’s conference, music and game … Read More

Zika Mosquito Control Project

October 1, 2016 |

 Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

The Zika virus is an infection that results from being bitten by an infected species of mosquitoes known as Aedes. It can be passed from a pregnant mother to her child, as well as other methods such … Read More

Monarch Race 2 Ready Program – Being a Prepared Monarch

September 28, 2016 |

 

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

ODU students now have the opportunity to earn prizes by becoming aware, preparing themselves for severe weather and taking action through the Monarch Race 2 Ready Program. Representatives set up tables in the Webb Center Lobby … Read More

New ‘Rent Ready’ Program for Students

September 23, 2016 |

<h5>Erin Sudek Staff Writer</h5>

The Rent Ready Norfolk Program is a new resource for ODU students and other community members that educates and aids renters and landowners about renting homes and becoming part of a neighborhood community.

This program was launched in … Read More