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Mace & Crown | December 14, 2017

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Norfolk Archives * Page 2 of 4 * Mace & Crown

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

Mapping Lambert’s Point Project Unveiled

September 23, 2016 |

Alex Scruggs Contributing Writer

Dedicated to telling the stories of Lambert’s Point, Mapping Lambert’s Point made its online debut Sept 20. On the website, you’ll find a map of the area with interactive points of interest detailing the stories and former business … Read More

Governor’s Virginia Velocity Tour Visits Strome Entrepreneurial Center

September 23, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

Virginia Velocity Tour visited the campus of ODU at Strome Entrepreneurial Center Sept. 21 on a mission to recruit, celebrate and support Virginia startups. This five-city tour, complete with an eye-catching campaign bus, floated down Interstate 64 … Read More

Monarch Dies in Tragic Car Crash

September 17, 2016 |

 

Justin Louis Coleman Ross Contributing Writer

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 12, tragedy struck the Old Dominion campus. Monarch Jordan Zimmerman, was killed in an automobile accident when his car was struck by a drunk driver. As reported … Read More

Introducing DrunkMode

September 14, 2016 |

Saami Aslam Contributing Writer

Although going to classes, completing assignments and studying for exams is a big part of the college experience, so is socializing and partying. When going out and drinking, one should take special precautions. That is where the … Read More

Vice-Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine Hosts Democratic Campaign Event at ODU

September 14, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, a former governor of Virginia, hosted a campaign rally outside of Rollins Hall on ODU’s campus. About 300 students and Hampton Roads residents attended the event which was … Read More

Is Marijuana Decriminalization Coming to Norfolk?

September 14, 2016 | 1

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

In preparation for the Virginia Municipal League (VML) Conference, which occurs from Oct. 9-11, Norfolk City Council addressed issues they would like to place in their legislative package to be sent to Richmond. This package includes the issues they … Read More

ODU’s First Week in Review

September 9, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

From Tropical Storm Hermine to numerous awards and accomplishments, the Fall 2016 semester at Old Dominion University is officially in full swing. With over 24,000 students and more than 300 organizations, ODU always has a large range of events … Read More

Old Dominion Alumnus Kenny Alexander Elected Mayor

May 16, 2016 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

On May 5, the city of Norfolk elected Kenny Alexander as its first new mayor since 1994. Alexander is also the city’s first African American mayor. Receiving over 16,000 votes, Alexander defeated both of his opponents, city council member Andy … Read More

UPDATES: New Shopping Center Planned Near Campus

May 10, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

May. 10 Update: The Mace & Crown has learned that the developer has submitted plans to the City Council for a better name for the shopping center to represent the neighborhood and it’s history: The Railyard at Lamberts … Read More