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ODU Prepares Adjuncts, Future Faculty for the Classroom

April 26, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

When the question of adjuncts and contingent faculty arises, a great deal of the discussion focuses on the working conditions and pay. But rarely does the issue of students, especially graduate students, who intend to … Read More

Photo Gallery: Solidarity Gathering

March 28, 2015 |

Photos by: Zack Chavis

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Photo Gallery: Generation Forward Meeting – 3/19/15

March 25, 2015 |

Photos by: Jason Kazi

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Senator Mark Warner Calls for Campus Safety

March 7, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener

Assistant News Editor

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) participated in a conference call with college journalists explaining the new reinforced version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act on March 3. The act provides a more transparent … Read More

ODU Hosts Statewide Model United Nations Conference

February 22, 2015 |

By: Sara Fernandez Contributing Writer


Despite the sudden snow fall, high school students from all over Virginia came together last week in Norfolk for the ODU Model United Nations Conference. The 38th ODUMUNC gave students the ability to deal … Read More

Finding a Balance Between Science and Ethics

January 30, 2015 |

By Libby Marshall Staff Writer

Dr. Gerard Magill, of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Dr. Jonathan Crane of Emory University confronted the ongoing moral debates surrounding the beginning of life and what defines it, who has the authority to declare … Read More

Photo Gallery: ODU visits General Assembly

January 29, 2015 |

Photos by: Joshua Caudell

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ODU Says, ‘Je Suis Charlie’!

January 27, 2015 |

By Stef Wasko Contributing Writer

ODU students and faculty crowded a small classroom on the top floor of the Batten Arts and Letters building Thursday, Jan. 22 to discuss the balance of religious respect and free speech in response to … Read More

Bob and Maureen McDonnell found guilty on most charges of corruption and conspiracy

September 4, 2014 |

Updated 9/8/2015, 1:12 am

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen were found guilty of conspiracy, and nearly all of the corruption charges brought against them on Sept. 4 in the national and historic case.

The former Governor was … Read More

Senator Mark Warner addresses student debt at ODU

September 3, 2014 |

Senator Mark Warner (D-Va) discussed his new bipartisan efforts to address the rising problem of student loan debt at Old Dominion University on September 2. He has worked closely with Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) and other senators to craft and … Read More

Photoset: Protest in Washington D.C.

March 4, 2014 |

Over a thousand students participated in XL Dissent, a nonviolent protest against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. It is being called “the largest act of youth civil disobedi- ence at the White House in a generation.” The pipeline is … Read More

Former Governor Indicted on Corruption Charges

January 29, 2014 |

Former Governor, Robert McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen McDonnell were recently indicted on a combined 14 counts including honest-services wire fraud, obtaining property under color of official right, making false statements, and obstruction of official proceedings.

Bob McDonnell, the former … Read More

Race to Richmond

October 10, 2013 |

The Virginia gubernatorial election is just weeks away. With incumbent governor Bob McDonnell ineligible for re-election, the Commonwealth will make a pivotal decision for Virginia’s future on Nov. 5.

Candidates on the ballot include Democrat Terry McAuliffe, Republican Ken Cuccinelli … Read More

Gubernatorial Candidates

October 10, 2013 |

What the Does the Governor Do?

Every four years, the governor of Virginia is elected by voters in the Commonwealth. The governor has chief executive power over the entire state, which allows the office holder to oversee the laws of … Read More