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Mace & Crown | July 25, 2017

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Student Life Archives * Page 2 of 7 * Mace & Crown

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

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

Racist Video Investigation Update from ODU Chief of Police

March 1, 2017 |

Dear Members of the University Community,

On February 21, the University Police Department began a review of a racially intolerant video containing hate speech that had been posted to YouTube. In one segment of the video, a woman wore a … Read More

Campus Community Outraged by Racist Rap Video

February 28, 2017 |

Morgan Engelhardt News Editor

[Updated 1:28 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2017]

An explicit YouTube video went viral on Feb. 21, showing an individual wearing an Old Dominion sweatshirt rapping racist, violent lyrics while brandishing a weapon. The video, titled “White Gal – … Read More

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

Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community Talk

October 26, 2016 |

Petra Rich Contributing Writer

Dr. Alex Dryden and ODU’s Safe Space organization hosted a lecture on the mental health issues facing the LGBTQ+ community on Oct. 25 in the River Rooms of the Webb Center.

Dr. Dryden is a psychologist in the … Read More

Third Presidential Debate Brings Arguments to a Close

October 21, 2016 |

T.J. Thompson Contributing Writer

College Democrats and the Student Government Association hosted a debate watch party at Strome Entrepreneurial Center on campus Wednesday night. This was the third and final debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

The evening … Read More

Transforming Muscle and the Mind

October 15, 2016 |

Saamia Aslam Contributing Writer

Old Dominion University held a ‘Transforming Muscle and the Mind’ event in Webb Center’s North Cafe on Oct. 13. There were local body building experts present at the event who informed the community on what it takes … Read More

Ignite Opens First Food Pantry on Campus

October 14, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Ignite Norfolk Ministry, along with the help and support of ODU, opened the first food pantry on campus. Brandon Robbins, pastor of Ignite, welcomed a small crowd at the grand opening on Oct. 4. Don Stansberry, Dean … 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

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

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

The President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence

September 28, 2016 |

SaiJai Miller Contributing Writer

ODU’s Office of Intercultural Relations hosted the President’s Task Force on Inclusive Excellence the first day of the semester. The task force was formed by ODU President John Broderick in 2011, yet the organization didn’t gain momentum until about … Read More

The Italian Wanderer: Federico Minelli

September 28, 2016 |

Sammia Aslam Contributing Writer

Traveling is an opportunity to see the world and experience different cultures. His father’s employment as a Commander in the Italian Navy has allowed Federico Minelli to travel and visit different countries. According to him, his family … Read More