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Mace and Crown | May 25, 2018

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Student Government Archives * Mace and Crown

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

Monarchs Monitor Presidential Debate on Campus

September 30, 2016 |

SaiJai Miller Contributing Writer

On Sept. 26 students gathered on the Old Dominion University campus to watch the first presidential debate of 2016. The debate was hosted by CNN and moderated by veteran news anchor Lester Holt. This presidential debate marked … Read More

Broderick Dining Commons Unveiled

September 24, 2016 |

<h5>Sarah Miller Contributing Writer</h5>

President Broderick challenged Old Dominion University students to embrace the diversity that ODU embodies by eating with new students in the architecturally innovative Broderick Dining Commons.

On Sept. 23 the Monarch community gathered outside the recently designed Kate and … 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

ODU for Orlando: Monarch Nation’s Candlelight Vigil

June 24, 2016 |

Girish Sreevatsan Nandakumar Staff Writer

On June 13, over 100 students, faculty and alumni gathered in front of the Webb Center to honor the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in American history. On June 12, a gunman opened fire at a … Read More

SGA to Add Gender Neutral Bathrooms in Webb Center

April 14, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

Norfolk School Board candidate Dr. Noelle Gabriel was the special guest at the April 5 meeting of the ODU Student Government Association senate. She currently holds the position and was appointed at first but the position is … Read More

SGA Weekly Update: Vex-U Robotics, Larcenies and the Flyer Investigation

April 7, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

La Wanza Lett-Brewington was the special guest at the student government association senate meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 29 at the same time as the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The women’s center holds over … Read More

SGA Leads Initiative to Ban Styrofoam on Campus

March 27, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

At their March 22 meeting, the ODU Student Government Association passed two important pieces of legislation pertaining to sustainability on campus. Resolution 6 – Alternative Take Out Boxes passed with 22 nays and 1 yay. The resolution … Read More

SGA Weekly Update: March 15

March 20, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

At their March 15th meeting, the Student Government Association discussed more eco-friendly takeout boxes for dining halls, among other matters.

Resolution 5 – Alternative Takeout Boxes and Resolution 6 – Eradicating Stryofoam from the Institution were both moved … Read More

ODU SGA Update: Feb 24

March 3, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

The Student Government Association inducted six new campus organizations on Tuesday at their weekly senate meeting. Inducted organizations included ODU’s chapter of the Virginia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Track and Field Club, Autism SpeaksU ODU, Rocket … Read More

ODU SGA Update: Feb. 16

February 18, 2016 |

The Student Government Association recognized several new campus organizations on Tuesday at their weekly senate meetings. Among those recognized were the European Students Organization, ODU’s chapter of, Masters of Public Administration Organization, American String Teachers Organization and Cancers Future … Read More

Student Organizations Encourage Voter Registration

September 26, 2015 |

David Thornton Copy Editor

With the clock ticking down until Oct. 13, the last day for voter registration, a number of ODU student organizations are making it their goal to register as many student … Read More

SGA Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Violence

September 21, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener News Editor

The Student Government Association hosted an open forum to discuss ideas to spread awareness of sexual violence. On the heels of an on campus incident, SGA and other student organization … Read More

ODU Student Organization Funding

September 19, 2015 |

ODU Student Organization Funding | Create infographics

Note: ODU Student Organization Funding is distributed by the Student Government Association and comes from the Student Activity Fee as determined by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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SGA Aims to Boost Monarch Pride with “Monarchs Rising Up”

April 28, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener Assistant News Editor

ODU’s Student Government Association invited students to the unveiling of “Monarchs Rising Up,” a new initiative tackling campus issues such as sexual assault, social media bulling and outreach to off-campus businesses. Its proposal coached a … Read More