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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

‘The Beautiful Boxer’: Exploring International Perspectives on Gender

March 31, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano Contributing Writer

Understanding obstacles facing those who are transgender can be difficult for many around the world. The LGBT community has fought many battles to help educate those individuals who do not see eye-to-eye with the community, leading to more … Read More

Life After College: Strome Alumni Tell Their Stories

March 31, 2017 |

Jade Dixon Contributor Writer

Graduation can be bittersweet. It feels amazing to finally be done with school, but the reality that you are now in “the real world” hits quickly. When it’s time to leave college, many students worry that they … Read More

SGA Senate Brief

March 31, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

The Student Government Association held their weekly Senate meeting in the Board of Visitors Room Tuesday and discussed the following:

  • Campus police officer Tommy Evans gave the monthly police report. There was one DUI, one sexual … Read More

Purple Passion Dinner Honors Late Professor

March 27, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Contributing Writer

A good professor sends students off with required knowledge. A great professor also touches their hearts.

The legacy of Dr. Jill Dustin, who passed away in January from lung cancer, was honored at the annual Purple Passion … Read More

The Struggle for Citizenship: Julia Vido’s Story

March 26, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

While splitting her time between staying up all night to maintain her 4.0 GPA for her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, winning races for her NCAA Division I swimming team, speaking three languages and updating her popular Instagram … Read More

Public Relations for Nonprofits

March 24, 2017 |

Jade Dixon | Contributing Writer

Public relations is considered the lifeblood for many organizations, but it can be a challenging field to master. The university’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America helps prepare you for what is expected in … Read More

Teams Battle It out in Big Blue’s Healthy Kitchen Wars

March 24, 2017 |

Erin Sudek | Assistant News Editor

It may not have been as intense as the Iron Chef, but the third annual Big Blue’s Healthy Kitchen Wars brought plenty of heat to the kitchen on March 22. The competition consisted of a … Read More

Fruit and Veggie Festival Shows Students Alternative Diets

March 21, 2017 |

SaiJai Miller | Contributing Writer

College students have plenty on their plates with focusing on classes, which leaves little to no time to consider how important it is to have an adequate diet.  Monarchs gathered to learn more about healthy eating habits … Read More

Global Café Brings the Philippines to Campus

March 16, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross Contributing Writer

The Global Café is dedicated to teaching and promoting the culture of different countries. For their latest cultural exploration, they chose the islands of the Philippines. The Office of Intercultural Relations, along with the Filipino American … Read More