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Mace & Crown | June 25, 2017

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News Archives * Page 2 of 29 * 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

President’s Task Force Discusses Religion and Unity

April 15, 2017 |

Jade Dixon | Contributing Writer

The President’s Task Force held a discussion April 12 about unity and faith focusing on how it impacts campus life, how it is seen being practiced and personal experiences with religion and faith.

Denisse Thillet and Bethane … Read More

Missing D.C. Girls Sparks Protest on Campus

April 14, 2017 | 1

Seena Khalil | Contributing Writer

Students chanted “Find our girls” as they walked around Kaufman Mall. Several organizations on campus came together to host the solidarity event to bring awareness to multiple missing girls in Washington D.C. on April 11.

The event was planned … Read More

‘Music on the Mall’ Helps Students Unwind

April 14, 2017 |

Erin Sudek | Assistant News Editor

Before the advent of finals week, Health Promotion and Counseling Services put together a music-filled event that helped students relieve some stress and learn more about mental health and wellness.

Students participated in various activities, ate free … Read More

Beware: FAFSA Hacked

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

If you’re receiving financial aid of some sort, you’re probably aware of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each year, students are asked to fill it out in order to receive financial aid for … Read More

Scientists Are Running for Public Office

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Hearing that there are people who don’t believe in climate change is probably nothing new to proponents of climate change. Like every issue, there are two sides to it, and there are going to be people … Read More

Strome Entrepreneurial Center Hosts ODU Company Expo

April 12, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

The Strome Entrepreneurial Center recently held its “ODU Company Expo,” an event where more than 35 businesses started by students and alumni were showcased alongside a few community businesses. Established in 2013 thanks to a $10 … Read More

Mace & Crown Now Accepting Editorial Board Applications

April 9, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

Positions are available for the Fall 2017 Mace & Crown Editorial Board. Interviews will be conducted in the Mace & Crown newsroom starting Thursday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m. Please submit your résumé to: editorinchief@maceandcrown.com

If you have … Read More

‘Relay for Life’ Raises Thousands for Cancer Research

April 8, 2017 |

Tracey Buyrn | Contributing Writer

There are approximately 15.5 million U.S. citizens who have survived the deadly grips of cancer since 2016. There are more people around you affected by cancer than you know, which is why Relay for Life is … 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

Student Startup Stories: Greek Global

April 8, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

Managing the technical intricacies of a fraternity or sorority can be a daunting task, but it can be made simpler by using a web-based online management system made and managed by two of ODU’s own student … Read More

‘Say Something’ Speaks on Date Rape

April 8, 2017 |

Erin Sudek | Assistant News Editor

One in 5 women and 1 in 16 men will be raped by the time they graduate college. This statistic is alarming, which is why conversations about the problem such as “Say Something” are important … Read More

‘Chit. Chat. Chew.’: Discussing Struggle and Survival of Indigenous Tribes

April 8, 2017 |

Jade Dixon | Contributor Writer

History never ceases to repeat itself. This seems especially true when it comes to the protests that have come about to protect the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Standing Rock, North Dakota.

The Office of Intercultural Relations … Read More

Just in Time for Registration: Coursicle App

April 5, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

ODU may have access to a slick web interface for getting students registered for classes, but it’s not perfect and it certainly doesn’t keep students completely abreast of the availability of coveted seats in a class. … Read More