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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

Sigma Pi Hosts 15th Annual ‘Firefighter Day’

April 15, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

Brothers of Sigma Pi Fraternity hosted the 15th annual “Firefighter Day” on Saturday, April 2, in spite of the rainy weather conditions. More than 150 students and members of the community attended the event that afternoon to … Read More

A Monarch Voter Debate: Do The Right Thing

March 1, 2016 |

Erin Sudek Contributing Writer

The Old Dominion University Democrats held a mock debate in the Batten Arts and Letters Building on Feb. 23. The event was held to promote student interest in the presidential election and to encourage students to register … Read More

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Rallies in Norfolk

February 26, 2016 |

Jonah Grinkewitz News Editor

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a spirited rally at the Norfolk Scope Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at noon where a large and noticeably young crowd of around 4,000 showed up to hear the Vermont senator … Read More

Where Monarchs Stand on the Upcoming Virginia Primary

February 24, 2016 |

Jonah Grinkewitz News Editor

s the March 1st Virginia presidential primary election approaches, candidates are increasing their efforts to gain support in Hampton Roads. Students here at ODU are also getting involved with the election, which has brought up many issues millennials … Read More

Recap: Sanders Rally at Norfolk Scope

February 23, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Assistant Digital Editor

Just ahead of the March 1 Virginia Primaries, Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of thousands at a rally at the Norfolk Scope Arena this morning.

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More … Read More

More Snow Days Likely with El Niño

February 4, 2016 |

Ben Maxie Staff Writer

Old Dominion University students notice the unusual weather this winter, including the snowstorm two weeks ago. The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), usually referred to as El Niño, has been in effect over the 2015-2016 winter and might … Read More

Journalist Anderson Cooper Visited Norfolk Forum Series

January 31, 2016 |

Amy Poulter Editor-in-Chief

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper visited Norfolk on Tuesday, Jan 26, to speak about his career and life experiences at Chrysler Hall. Hosted by The Norfolk Forum, Cooper entertained guests with touching stories and his well-known sense of humor. … Read More

Oyster Habitat Being Restored By Marine Biology Association

January 23, 2016 |

One student organization at Old Dominion University (ODU) is working with local non-profit organizations to restore the oyster reefs that once sat in Norfolk’s waters.Read More

Apartments and Offices Planned for Downtown Buildings

January 21, 2016 |

On Jan. 20, Marathon Development Group finalized the purchase of One and Two Commercial Place in Downtown Norfolk. One of the buildings was anchored by Maersk and Bank of America, while the other was previously used only by Bank of America.

The … Read More

Virginia Beach Implements Skatepark Fees, Pushes Skating Elsewhere

January 11, 2016 |

Zach Moeller Staff Writer

Record high temperatures encouraged Virginia Beach skateboarders to enjoy what would be their last days of free skatepark access. With the New Year, Virginia Beach skateparks require an annual membership.

Since their creation, skate parks in Virginia Beach … Read More

Two Arrested in Overnight Robbery at University Lot

January 10, 2016 |

Josh Whitener News Editor

Old Dominion police have arrested two suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at 4 a.m. in a university parking lot on Jan. 9. The victims told police they were approached by two men brandishing … Read More

Why Vote?

October 3, 2015 |

David Thornton

Copy Editor

A distressing trend has emerged amongst Virginians, and students at ODU are no exception. With the election for all 140 state legislature seats less … Read More

“Out of the Darkness” Brings Suicide Prevention into the Light

September 12, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener News Editor

The 10th annual “Out of the Darkness” Community Walk attracted thousands of supporters to Mt. Trashmore to advocate the awareness of depression and suicide prevention. Many of the 5,550 … Read More