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Mace & Crown | December 13, 2017

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Student Life Archives * Mace & Crown

Her Campus ODU empowers women through Topics and Hot Chocolate

December 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Her Campus magazine chapter on campus held a Topics and Hot Chocolate event where females could get together, drink hot chocolate and talk about issues that matter to them in a safe space.

About 30 people … Read More

DACA uncertainty protest takes place on Kaufman Mall

October 30, 2017 |

Natalie Hockaday | Contributing Writer

Protesters marched chanting “D-A-C-A, immigrants are here to stay,” and “No justice, No Peace” along the Kaufman Mall Tuesday, Oct. 24. In early September, President Trump announced his desire for the termination of  DACA (Deferred Action … Read More

The Indian Students Association Celebrates the Festival of Lights

October 28, 2017 | 1

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

 

The Indian Students Association brought India to the North Cafe in the Webb Center on Oct. 23 with a Diwali celebration, Ignite the Lights of Passion. The event was sponsored by multiple organizations including the … Read More

Cartoonist Roz Chast speaks at ODU

October 11, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

 

Roz Chast graced the stage as the final guest on the last day of the Lust for Life literary festival. At 7:25 p.m., the Blue Room of the Ted Constant Center buzzed with anticipation. A lively … Read More

Women’s zombie climb night not so scary

October 10, 2017 |

Julia Varnier | Contributing Writer

A women’s climb night with a twist! A zombie-apocalypse-themed climb night was held by the ODU Women’s Center at the Student Recreation Center’s rock wall on Monday, Oct. 2. The event’s flyer described a fun and … Read More

Cultural Conversations: International students at ODU

October 2, 2017 |

James Finney | Contributing Writer

It’s an everyday occurrence at ODU. As you walk to the Webb for lunch, head to BAL for your next class or sit down and relax by Starbucks, you do so in the company of students … Read More

What is happening on Monarch Way?

October 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

Student and Alumni entrepreneurs are making merchandise available to shoppers in the Norfolk area. The Monarch Way store had a soft opening on August 21 and features products from companies that range from fashion to … Read More

“Rock the Dot” talent show rocked

October 1, 2017 |

Bernadette Murphy | Contributing Writer

Students were invited to sign up and participate or just come and watch the “Rock the Dot” talent show. Hosted by the ODU Women’s Center, the event was originally scheduled to be on Kaufman Mall during … Read More

Kickstarting a movement

October 1, 2017 |

Antonia Tempesta | Contributing Writer

Sexual assault is bad, but that idea generally seems to be where a majority of institutions stop. At Old Dominion University, freshman attend “Red Zone Training” the morning after move in.

That four-hour program has the underclassmen … Read More

Community members discuss race during “Sankofa” dinner

September 25, 2017 |

Justin Ross | Contributing Writer

The annual Sankofa [san.KO.fa] Black Student Dinner was held in the Big Blue Room of the Ted Constant Hall Convocation Center on Thursday Sept. 21. The demand for the event was clear as over 560 registered … Read More

Diverse individuals gather at the Global Family Welcome

September 2, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

The Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the Global Family Welcome on Aug. 31. It occurred from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ainslie Football Complex Lexus Terrace located on 49th St. Monarch Dining and … Read More

How One Old Dominion University Lecturer Motivates Nontraditional Students into Learning a New Language

June 28, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

Educating college students from various cultural and demographic backgrounds is part skill and part refinement, according to Old Dominion University Lecturer of Spanish K. Bethea García. This sentiment is the same for nontraditional students or … Read More

Looking Back in Time: The Mace’s Legacy

June 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Mace & Crown first laid its paw on campus in 1962, and has been Old Dominion University’s main news source ever since. Although much has changed at ODU, this paper has faithfully remained to document … Read More

ODU Observes Memorial Day

May 28, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

When Memorial Day is pondered by the majority of Americans, one tends to think of the three-day weekend filled with summer fun. However, the real reason behind this holiday centers around the principles of reflection, … Read More

Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Campus

May 3, 2017 |

Justin L.C. Ross | Contributing Writer

Gene Rossi, currently running for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, spoke to a crowd of Monarchs gathered in Webb Center hosted by the ODU Democrats on April 26. He discussed major issues facing … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Sports Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

In my time at the Mace, I grew as both a writer and an editor. I learned more than you can imagine in just the one year that I held this position. It took us … Read More