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Mace & Crown | October 18, 2017

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

ODU “Clean Up & Cook Out” Helps Community

September 3, 2015 |

Robert Williams Contributing Writer

A group of more than 60 Old Dominion students and community members made their way to the ODU Community Cleanup and Cookout this Saturday, an event hosted as part of the … Read More

Students Gather for Charleston Shooting Vigil

August 28, 2015 |

By David Thornton Copy Editor

Members of ODU’s staff and student body came together on Monday, June 22 to hold a candlelight vigil on Kaufman Mall for the victims of the church shooting … Read More

Read All About It … in the Student Newspaper

April 27, 2015 |

Those headlines and those deadlines Going ’round and ’round in my mind; I can’t get loose ’cause I know I’m bound Workin’ all night on the Mace & Crown. – Frank Sayles ’77 Editor in chief, 1975-76

By Sylvia Corneliussen … Read More

Job Prospects Increase for College Grads

April 26, 2015 |

By Christian Chance Contributing Writer

As graduation day approaches, Old Dominion University seniors might find themselves feeling both excited and apprehensive.  Soon the days of writing term papers and cramming for exams will be over, replaced by the no-less-daunting reality of … Read More

Alternative Theories for Why the Seal is Missing

March 27, 2015 |

By Ross Reelachart Staff Writer

Spring has finally arrived at ODU, which brings the arrival of tour groups meandering around the grounds. Walking tours both large and small (aka “school groups” and “families,” respectively), are being sold on the idea of … Read More

ODU NAACP Hosts Third Annual Image Awards

March 26, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

The mellow tones of jazz filled the North Café as individuals and organizations being honored for their achievements in community outreach on campus were honored at the Third Annual ODU NAACP Image Awards.

“The main aspect … Read More

“Just Having Fun on a Snow Day”

February 28, 2015 |

By Libby Marshall Staff Writer

This is how sophomore Travis Rickman explains the 8-foot tall snowman and the 6-foot tall igloo that he and fellow sophomore Michael Miller constructed in the quads on the afternoon of Feb. 26:

“We just wanted to … Read More

ODU Hosts Statewide Model United Nations Conference

February 22, 2015 |

By: Sara Fernandez Contributing Writer


Despite the sudden snow fall, high school students from all over Virginia came together last week in Norfolk for the ODU Model United Nations Conference. The 38th ODUMUNC gave students the ability to deal with real … Read More

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