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Mace & Crown | August 21, 2017

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Public Safety Archives * Mace & Crown

Humanities Behind Bars: Professor Takes on Prison Industrial Complex

April 15, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

For most Americans, the prison system exists on an “out of sight, out of mind” basis. The reality is, however, that nearly 2.5 million Americans within the U.S., most of which are people of color, are … 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

Fear 2 Freedom Prepares Sexual Abuse Recovery Kits for Victims

October 14, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

The third annual Fear 2 Freedom event at Old Dominion University was held on Oct. 5 to help collect necessities and personal items for victims of sexual assault. The number ‘two’ in Fear 2 Freedom stands for the … Read More

Big Blue Take Back: Taking a Stand Against Violence

October 1, 2016 |

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

On Sept. 30, ODU hosted its third Big Blue Take Back Event in front of the Webb Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The purpose of the event was to speak out about all the possible … Read More

Zika Mosquito Control Project

October 1, 2016 |

 Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

The Zika virus is an infection that results from being bitten by an infected species of mosquitoes known as Aedes. It can be passed from a pregnant mother to her child, as well as other methods such … Read More

Monarch Race 2 Ready Program – Being a Prepared Monarch

September 28, 2016 |

 

Erin Sudek Staff Writer

ODU students now have the opportunity to earn prizes by becoming aware, preparing themselves for severe weather and taking action through the Monarch Race 2 Ready Program. Representatives set up tables in the Webb Center Lobby … Read More

New ‘Rent Ready’ Program for Students

September 23, 2016 |

<h5>Erin Sudek Staff Writer</h5>

The Rent Ready Norfolk Program is a new resource for ODU students and other community members that educates and aids renters and landowners about renting homes and becoming part of a neighborhood community.

This program was launched in … Read More

Monarch Dies in Tragic Car Crash

September 17, 2016 |

 

Justin Louis Coleman Ross Contributing Writer

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 12, tragedy struck the Old Dominion campus. Monarch Jordan Zimmerman, was killed in an automobile accident when his car was struck by a drunk driver. As reported … Read More

Introducing DrunkMode

September 14, 2016 |

Saami Aslam Contributing Writer

Although going to classes, completing assignments and studying for exams is a big part of the college experience, so is socializing and partying. When going out and drinking, one should take special precautions. That is where the … Read More

Is Marijuana Decriminalization Coming to Norfolk?

September 14, 2016 | 1

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

In preparation for the Virginia Municipal League (VML) Conference, which occurs from Oct. 9-11, Norfolk City Council addressed issues they would like to place in their legislative package to be sent to Richmond. This package includes the issues they … Read More

Updates: The Tweet Heard Round ODU: ‘Shorty Got That Pill Cosby’

April 11, 2016 |

Staff Report

Update (April 11, 5:47 p.m.): 

At 5:33 p.m. on Monday, April 11, Wells’ tweeted the following statement:

“First I want to start off by apologizing for my actions during this whole situation, and not saying anything when I should’ve spoke … Read More

March Crime Log

April 2, 2016 |

Information in our Interactive Crime Log is compiled and updated daily from Norfolk Police Dept., ODU Police Dept. and ODU Alerts.

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Campus Reacts After Fascist Group Fliers Posted at ODU Campus

March 28, 2016 | 7

Staff Report

Update (March 31st, 12:30 am): Members of ODU Democrats and ODU’s chapter of NAACP spoke out during an interview on WODU Studios show “Straight No Chaser” on Tuesday. The vice president of the ODU NAACP chapter at ODU and community outreach … Read More

February Crime Log

March 2, 2016 |

Information in our Interactive Crime Log is compiled and updated daily from Norfolk Police Dept., ODU Police Dept. and ODU Alerts.

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Two Arrested in Overnight Robbery at University Lot

January 10, 2016 |

Josh Whitener News Editor

Old Dominion police have arrested two suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at 4 a.m. in a university parking lot on Jan. 9. The victims told police they were approached by two men brandishing … Read More