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Mace and Crown | May 27, 2018

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News Archives * Page 28 of 31 * Mace and Crown

Concealed Guns on Campus

October 1, 2014 |

School shootings are becoming are becoming a national norm. In Virginia, we remember the Virginia Tech massacre of April 2007, and more recently the shooting on Old Dominion University’s campus that injured student Jerica Carmichael.

The debate as to whether or … Read More

PLS: Amy Cosper, Editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine

October 1, 2014 | 1

Amy Cosper, vice president and editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, was the first speaker for the 2014-2015 President’s Lecture Series. Cosper’s lecture followed the Dedication and Hall of Fame Induction of the Strome Entrepreneurial Center on Sept 25.

Cosper began the evening … Read More

Answers at Police Open Forum are Vague, Unhelpful

October 1, 2014 |

Old Dominion University students seemed less than reassured after ODU and Norfolk police held an open forum on Sept. 22. The forum was held in response to the events in Ferguson, and after the recent shooting on Killam Avenue, students … Read More

Constitution Day: Celebrating Banned Books

October 1, 2014 |

For book lovers, books are doors to other worlds. They can teleport the reader to places like a pirate ship, a galactic war or Abraham Lincoln’s living room.

In the past certain books have been banned because their content has pushed … Read More

ODU Students Participate in People’s Climate March

October 1, 2014 | 1

Casey Burnett

About 12 Old Dominion University students, and over 300,000 people from all over the world, attended the People Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21. Marchers from 800 colleges, celebrities … Read More

Panel Discusses Key Issues Affecting Young Girls

October 1, 2014 |

Old Dominion University and Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast hosted a public forum discussion on Sept. 23. Its main focus was to educate the public on the key issues and major trends affecting young girls’ education, leadership and emotional … Read More

Organization Spotlight: Monarchs for Monarchs

October 1, 2014 |

Monarchs for Monarchs share a common interest that invokes a conservation and collaboration across campus, in the plea of the monarch butterfly.

Greenhouse conservator, Marcus Jones, has been leading a team of volunteers at the conservatory in designing … Read More

ODU Entrepreneurial Center Open for Business

October 1, 2014 |

Students, faculty, alumni and members of the Norfolk and Virginia governments were on hand Thursday Sept. 25 for the dedication of Old Dominion University’s new Strome Entrepreneurial Center.

Mark Strome was the guest of honor. He graduated from ODU in 1978 … Read More

Community Crime Log (9/18-9/24)

September 26, 2014 |

Date/Time Occurred Location Description 9/19/14, 10:30 PM 1000 Block Buckingham Ave Larceny of Bicycle 9/20/14 1:11 AM 4200 Block Killam Ave Assault 9/20/14, 5:16 AM 800 Block W 31st St Aggravated Assault 9/20/14, 7:27 AM 800 Block W 31st St … Read More

Community Crime Log (9/12-9/18)

September 26, 2014 |

Date/Time Occurred Location Description 9/12/14, 11:55 AM 5000 Block Killam Ave Burglary 9/14/14, 4:00 PM 1100 Block Bolling Ave Vandalism 9/14/14, 7:12 PM 1300 Block 43rd St Burglary 9/15/14, 1:30 PM 1000 Block 24th St Vehicle Theft 9/16/14, 12:00 PM … Read More

Student Thankful to Survive Shooting

September 24, 2014 |

ODU junior Jerica Carmichael was shot in the back Sept. 20 while walking to her car, after a rare evening out to celebrate her best friend’s birthday. She was transported to Norfolk Sentara General Hospital where doctors said a bullet … Read More

Hit and Run: ODU Goose Edition

September 24, 2014 |

Around 6:20 p.m. on Sept. 19, a goose was struck by an SUV on 47th Street.

The vehicle continued down the street, leaving the animal helpless. Feathers filled the street as the wounded geese hobbled toward the sidewalk.

An Old Dominion University … Read More

Commuting Impedes Student Involvement

September 24, 2014 |

Commuting might be a greater hazard to student success than anyone thought.

At Old Dominion University, 76 percent of students commute to campus. According to a study conducted by California State University in Sacramento, students who commute to campus from parents’ … Read More

Unreported Rapes Leave College Campuses Vulnerable

September 24, 2014 |

Sexual assaults and rapes on college campuses have become a disturbingly frequent occurrence and Old Dominion University is not an exception.

In April, District security guard Michael Spearman, 29, was charged with rape after a female resident said he attacked her … Read More

People’s Climate March – New York – Sept. 21

September 24, 2014 |

More than an estimated 300,000 people from all walks of life gathered in New York City on Sept. 21, for the People’s Climate March. Many famous faces were spotted in the crowds including Al Gore, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jane Goodall, Bernie … Read More

ODU Gamers Locked-In for Charity

September 24, 2014 |

Virginia House experienced a 24-hour gamer lock-in on Sept. 19 and 20 when the Video Game Design and Development Club and the Street Fighter Association hosted a daylong session of gaming for their Extra Life charity.

Participants brought their own systems … Read More