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Student Life Archives * Page 6 of 7 * Mace & Crown

Weathering Octavia Brings Concerns, Complaints

February 21, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener Assistant News Editor

On Monday Feb. 16 winter storm Octavia moved across the Hampton Roads area, bringing with it several inches of snow, two days of cancelled classes and delays. ODU sent out an alert at 10:30 a.m. Monday … Read More

Bridging the Gap: Generation Forward

February 21, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

Building solidarity within black communities while increasing productive communication between many diverse groups is the goal of one of the newest organizations at ODU, Generation Forward. Their first event, Bridge the Gap, held on Feb. 19, … Read More

Women’s Center Helps Students Combat Cyberstalkers

January 22, 2015 |

By Alyse Stanley

Senior Writer

In an age of selfies, geotags and social media, “technology is like throwing gas on the fire” for stalkers, Wendy White said. White hosted Wednesday’s cyberstalking information session “Facebook Stalking and Other 21st Century Problems.”

The event … Read More

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: National Protests on Campus

December 10, 2014 |

Sean Davis Copy Editor

Josh Whitener Contributing Writer

9:00 p.m. 12/10/2014 Correction: The earlier version of this story failed to differentiate between organizations. #757toFerguson organized the Thursday action. ODU NAACP organized the Tuesday action.

The past week saw a series of peaceful … Read More

#757toFerguson brings national protest to ODU

December 9, 2014 |

The past week saw a series of peaceful protests and events on campus, organized in solidarity with the national response to a number of recent police killings of unarmed black males across the country.

Tuesday saw a “die-in” on the front … Read More

ODU holds silent protest for Ferguson

December 3, 2014 |

ODU students gathered outside of Kaufman Hall to silently protest the decision of a grand jury in Missouri that relinquished any fault to police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Students walked solemnly to Webb’s outside … Read More

PRSSA brings Battalion Chief Timothy Riley to ODU

November 18, 2014 |

Old Dominion’s first chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is welcoming Battalion Chief Timothy Riley on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in BAL 3056 to discuss the crisis communication efforts that took place following the … Read More

ODU Fraternity Fighting Stigma of Sexual Assault

October 22, 2014 | 2


Fraternities have a national reputation as a haven for college rape and sexual assaults. Several Old Dominion University fraternities are fighting against that stigma while others at ODU remain susceptible to it.

John D. Foubert, Ph.D., a former assistant professor … Read More

What Would You Change About ODU?

October 8, 2014 |

Introducing the Student Response Series, the Mace and Crown walked around campus asking, What would you change about ODU?

Check out the video to see what fellow Monarchs, or even you, had to say!

Filmed by Kenae Frazier Contributing Writer

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Organization Spotlight: Monarchs for Monarchs

October 1, 2014 |

Monarchs for Monarchs share a common interest that invokes a conservation and collaboration across campus, in the plea of the monarch butterfly.

Greenhouse conservator, Marcus Jones, has been leading a team of volunteers at the conservatory in designing … Read More

Commuting Impedes Student Involvement

September 24, 2014 |

Commuting might be a greater hazard to student success than anyone thought.

At Old Dominion University, 76 percent of students commute to campus. According to a study conducted by California State University in Sacramento, students who commute to campus from parents’ … Read More

ODU Gamers Locked-In for Charity

September 24, 2014 |

Virginia House experienced a 24-hour gamer lock-in on Sept. 19 and 20 when the Video Game Design and Development Club and the Street Fighter Association hosted a daylong session of gaming for their Extra Life charity.

Participants brought their own systems … Read More

Pre-Law Association Boos Budget

September 24, 2014 |

For Old Dominion University’s Student Government Association (SGA), balancing a $600,000 budget among almost 200 student organizations this summer was a herculean task; satisfying everyone in the process was impossible.

Among other organizations that did not receive a … Read More

Donate to Operation Big Book Bag

September 17, 2014 |

Sigma Gama Rho Sorority, Incorporated, has a National Program called Operation Big Book Bag. The program is where our local chapter, Theta Chi, collects items that helps the underprivileged kids start the school year with a bang! Our sorority was … Read More

Ferguson: Events in Missouri Spark Conversations on Campus

September 17, 2014 |

Ferguson: Events in Missouri spark conversations on campus


Following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014 the residents of Ferguson took to the streets to demand justice. The protests made national … Read More

ODU Remembers 9/11

September 10, 2014 |

Like the attack on Pearl Harbor or the Columbine and Virginia Tech massacres, Sept 11, 2001 is a day that cannot be forgotten.

The surreal images of commercial airliners smashing into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New … Read More