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Mace & Crown | December 15, 2017

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Construction on campus: The Barry Art Museum

December 9, 2017 |

Amber McCluney | Contributing Writer

Looming over the corner of 43rd St. and Hampton Blvd. sits a mysterious behemoth metal skeleton of a building which seemed to spring up out of nowhere. The drab spaces between the support beams are often … Read More

“Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!” seminar held on campus

November 6, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Students and staff filled about half of a small auditorium in the Mills Godwin Building for an event held by the ODU Libraries. The event, titled “Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!,” was aimed to … Read More

What do ODU students know about the gubernatorial election?

November 1, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

With less than a week to go before election day, is ODU ready? A survey done by the Mace indicates that 38 out of 100 students don’t even know when voting is taking place.

Polling places are … Read More

Students attend women’s self-defense workshop

October 30, 2017 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

The Norfolk Karate Academy & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Center held a women’s self-defense workshop, sponsored by the ODU Women’s Center on Oct. 21. An estimated 50 women attended the two-hour course, where they each partnered up to … Read More

DACA uncertainty protest takes place on Kaufman Mall

October 30, 2017 |

Natalie Hockaday | Contributing Writer

Protesters marched chanting “D-A-C-A, immigrants are here to stay,” and “No justice, No Peace” along the Kaufman Mall Tuesday, Oct. 24. In early September, President Trump announced his desire for the termination of  DACA (Deferred Action … Read More

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

What is happening on Monarch Way?

October 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

Student and Alumni entrepreneurs are making merchandise available to shoppers in the Norfolk area. The Monarch Way store had a soft opening on August 21 and features products from companies that range from fashion to … 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

Virginia Primary Election Results

June 14, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie won their respective party nominations for governor after Virginia’s primary election yesterday. Both candidates will go to run against each other for the Nov. 7 gubernatorial election.

Democratic current Lt. Gov. Ralph … 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