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Mace & Crown | April 30, 2017

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News Archives * Page 3 of 28 * Mace & Crown

‘Out at Work’ Discusses Sexuality in the Workplace

March 16, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross Contributing Writer

Although progress for equal rights in the workplace for members of the LGBT continues to push forward, some people still feel that revealing their sexuality will have negative consequences. The Office of Intercultural Relations made this … Read More

‘What Do You Know?’ Sheds Light on Women in History

March 16, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

American history is a subject that every person raised in this country must learn in grade school. When we finish those classes, we believe that we are now knowledgeable of all the essential people, places and events … Read More

Letter from President Broderick

March 14, 2017 |

Dear Student,

I challenge all male members of the Monarch community to join me on March 21 in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” part of a national program to raise awareness about sexual violence and relationship violence against women.

One in … Read More

Campus Notice About Meningitis Case

March 9, 2017 |

[Editor’s note: On Thursday, March 9, 3:19 p.m., Giovanna Genard, Assistant VP, Strategic Communications & Marketing, ODU, released the following statement via email. Mace & Crown will keep you updated as soon as more information on the matter becomes available.]

Dear Old Dominion … Read More

Racist Video Investigation Update from ODU Chief of Police

March 1, 2017 |

Dear Members of the University Community,

On February 21, the University Police Department began a review of a racially intolerant video containing hate speech that had been posted to YouTube. In one segment of the video, a woman wore a … Read More

Campus Community Outraged by Racist Rap Video

February 28, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

[Updated 1:28 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2017]

An explicit YouTube video went viral on Feb. 21, showing an individual wearing an Old Dominion sweatshirt rapping racist, violent lyrics while brandishing a weapon. The video, titled “White Gal – … Read More

Letter from University President John R. Broderick and SGA President Rachael Edmonds

February 27, 2017 |

From the moment students set foot on campus, Old Dominion University fosters a climate of inclusion. We take great pride in the displays of unity and mutual support that take place here every day.

This morning, the University community learned of … Read More

Student Volunteers Pitch in at Norfolk SPCA

February 25, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

Nothing could be more irresistible than helping animals in a shelter on a Saturday morning. Students active with Circle K International pitched in at Norfolk SPCA on Feb. 25, giving back to the Norfolk animal community.

Junior Jason … Read More

Learn How to Join the Peace Corps

February 23, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

If you are looking to travel the world while making a difference but don’t have the money, the Peace Corps may be for you. A Peace Corps representative and former volunteer came to speak to students … Read More

Global Café Introduces Students to Kenya

February 23, 2017 |

Margaret Giordano Contributing Writer

Native-born Kenyan, Kevin Muchiri, gave students insight to the culture of his home, Kenya. Global Café: Kenya was hosted at the Intercultural Center on Feb. 16 to introduce students to the vast diversity that the university holds.

Muchiri … Read More

Webb Council Brief

February 23, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

Monarch organization representatives convened in the Cape Charles Room Thursday and discussed the following:

  • Signs with instructions on how to properly wash your hands have been ordered and will be placed in all the bathrooms within … Read More

Learn How to Live Off-Campus

February 17, 2017 |

Erin Sudek Assistant News Editor

For anyone who has had to go through the daunting process of finding off-campus housing, it can help to have a little bit of guidance. A seminar about how to begin the intimidating search for off-campus … Read More

ISPMP Pairs up With TCC for Computer Donations

February 17, 2017 |

Emily Rogers Social Media Director

Students and staff will be able to drop off used computers to be refurbished and donated as part of the Information Systems and Project Management Professional’s computer recycling event this semester. ISPMP recently paired up with … Read More

Miki Agrawal Discusses Taboos of Menstruation at Strome

February 10, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer

The word taboo has its roots from the Polynesian word tapua, which translates to menstruation in English. The Economics Club of Hampton Roads hosted social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Feb. 8. Agrawal focuses her current endeavors on … Read More

Strome Hosts Visa Information Session

February 10, 2017 |

T.J. Thompson Staff Writer


Based upon the recent presidential executive order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” the Office of Visa and Immigration Service Advising hosted a video-conference with two Richmond-based immigration lawyers on Feb. 7. … Read More