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Mace & Crown | June 23, 2017

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Student Life Archives * Mace & Crown

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

Graduation Reflection From the Technology Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

I started with Mace & Crown when a friend, and then staff member of the Mace, showed me they were holding an interest meeting. I was interested because they had free pizza. So I entered the room, … Read More

‘Her Campus’ Celebrates Women’s Empowerment

April 22, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Contributing Writer

Women do great things. They conquer all aspects of life and empower other strong women while being successful. Her Campus decided to celebrate what all women do by bringing YWCA and Generation Action to the Empowerment … Read More

Graduation Reflection From the Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker | Arts & Entertainment Editor

My only regret when it comes to the Mace & Crown is not coming on board sooner. As a transfer student, it took me awhile to find my place at ODU. Right before my … Read More

‘Unity Fest’ Brings Campus Together for Some Fun

April 21, 2017 |

Erin Sudek | Assistant News Editor

Being on a college campus that is unified can change and uplift the whole environment, so the student organizations of the university always try to bring us all together.

The Office of Intercultural Relations partnering with campus … Read More

‘Music on the Mall’ Helps Students Unwind

April 14, 2017 |

Erin Sudek | Assistant News Editor

Before the advent of finals week, Health Promotion and Counseling Services put together a music-filled event that helped students relieve some stress and learn more about mental health and wellness.

Students participated in various activities, ate free … Read More

Mace & Crown Now Accepting Editorial Board Applications

April 9, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

Positions are available for the Fall 2017 Mace & Crown Editorial Board. Interviews will be conducted in the Mace & Crown newsroom starting Thursday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m. Please submit your résumé to: editorinchief@maceandcrown.com

If you have … 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

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

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

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

Letter from President Broderick

March 14, 2017 |

Dear Student,

I challenge all male members of the Monarch community to join me on March 21 in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” part of a national program to raise awareness about sexual violence and relationship violence against women.

One in … Read More