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News Archives * Page 27 of 31 * Mace and Crown

An Evening with David Sedaris

October 27, 2014 |


By David Thornton News Editor


Warning: This article features adult content

The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts echoed with the sound of laughter on Oct. 25 as David Sedaris performed readings of some of his essays and diary entries.

Sedaris, a regular … Read More

David Sedaris to Perform at Sandler Center

October 23, 2014 |

David Sedaris, notable essayist, humorist and regular contributor to NPR, will be performing at the Sandler Center on Saturday, Oct 25. Sedaris is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” “When You … Read More

Ebola: A Crisis Without Borders

October 22, 2014 |

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to spread, it is rapidly becoming apparent that this is a world health issue, reaching far beyond the borders of the three countries primarily afflicted.

Saio Conteh, a 22-year-old Old Dominion University senior, … Read More

Same-sex Marriage Legal in Va.

October 22, 2014 | 1

As of a decision made, but not made, by the Supreme Court last month, same-sex marriages in Virginia are now legal.

Many are thrilled and disbelieving about this turn of events, yet there are those who have merely reaffirmed their opposition.

In … Read More

ODU Fraternity Fighting Stigma of Sexual Assault

October 22, 2014 | 2


Fraternities have a national reputation as a haven for college rape and sexual assaults. Several Old Dominion University fraternities are fighting against that stigma while others at ODU remain susceptible to it.

John D. Foubert, Ph.D., a former assistant professor … Read More

Libertarian Candidate Sarvis Speaks to ODU

October 22, 2014 |

At 7:55, only ten seats out of 100 were filled. The event was set to begin at 8 p.m.

The room seemed cavernous, and far too quiet. The few attendees were clustered around the center aisle, huddled against the back drop … Read More

Congressman Rigell on Tuition, Loans and the Job Market

October 22, 2014 |

Congressman Scott Rigell spoke openly with the Mace and Crown on Oct. 12 on the major obstacles associated with earning a college degree. Rigell is the Representative for Virginia’s second congressional district, the nation’s largest military district … Read More

The Hustlepreneur, Information Jacker, American Dream Catcher

October 15, 2014 |

On Oct. 7, Old Dominion University welcomed renowned chef and author, Jeff Henderson, to the North Café as one of the speakers in the President’s Lecture Series for the 37th Annual Literary Festival.

Henderson’s presentation was titled ‘If … Read More

Same-Sex Marriage – Times Are Changing

October 15, 2014 |

Out with the old and in with the new; on Oct. 6 Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia Wisconsin and Colorado lifted their bans on gay marriage.

The United States is finally taking the necessary steps forward for same-sex equality. At least to … Read More

What Would You Change About ODU?

October 8, 2014 |

Introducing the Student Response Series, the Mace and Crown walked around campus asking, What would you change about ODU?

Check out the video to see what fellow Monarchs, or even you, had to say!

Filmed by Kenae Frazier Contributing Writer

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Tao Lin’s “Taipei” and Relation to Millennial Loneliness

October 8, 2014 | 1

In an age where people have access to the the world at their fingertips, individual loneliness and isolation is at an all time high. The internet allows us to share our ideas in our search for mutual understanding, but all … Read More

We Are All Trayvon – Tracy Martin Speaks Equality at ODU

October 8, 2014 |

Old Dominion University students filled the North Café on Oct. 2 for Tracy Martin’s lecture “We Are All Trayvon.” Martin is the father of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was fatally shot in Sanford, Fla. by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman … Read More

Update on ODU Student Hit on Hampton Boulevard

October 8, 2014 |

On Sept. 23 ODU Senior Christina Crewe was injured when she was hit by a vehicle on Hampton Boulevard.

She was coming from Garage C near the Ted Constant Convocation Center, heading towards campus at about 3:25 p.m. She saw other … Read More

ODU opens Academic College for Non-traditional Students

October 8, 2014 |

The College of Continuing Education & Professional Development is the newest academic college at ODU. This college consists of centers for career switching, engineering, music, English language, executive development and education.

This college was developed on the basis of three ideas: … Read More

Interactive and Networking Opportunities for ODU women in STEM

October 8, 2014 |

The Women’s Center held the “Networking for Women in STEM” event on Sept 30. The event offered women with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors the opportunity to network with faculty, on-campus organizations and other women with similar majors … Read More

BREAKING: Marriage Equality in Virginia

October 6, 2014 |

Updated 10/8/2014 1:00 a.m.  Opponents of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage are celebrating as the ban has officially been overturned.

As of about 1 p.m. Monday, marriage licenses were allowed to begin being issued. According to the Virginian-Pilot, the first … Read More