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Mace & Crown | March 28, 2015

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Allyship ODU: Religion, What is Religion?

March 26, 2015 |

By T. Kieu Luu Contributing Writer

I was raised as a Buddhist growing up in Viet Nam. I followed it as a cultural and societal practice. I understood the faith by stories and legends that we were told. I was brought … Read More

Surviving Suicide

March 25, 2015 | 1

By Taylor Murnane

Contributing Writer

It’s one of those things that you assume will never affect you profoundly—yet you see it nearly every day in the news. It is a conversation that many deem overwhelmingly uncomfortable, thus we lack the … Read More

A Culture Is Not A Costume

March 25, 2015 |

Correction: The March 27 Mace & Crown newsletter referred to this column as part of Allyship ODU, the Mace’s collaboration with the Office of Intercultural Relations. This piece is not part of that series.

By Claudette Woodhouse

Contributing Writer

I’m … Read More

AllyshipODU: Be Open to Others’ Opinions

February 22, 2015 | 2

AllyshipODU is a series by ODU students for the campus community that illustrates how people from diverse social identities can support one another in addressing issues of inclusivity and equity. Each week features a different story on a different topic addressing … Read More

AllyshipODU: From Fatso! to Fat, So?

February 16, 2015 |

AllyshipODU is a series by ODU students for the campus community that illustrates how people from diverse social identities can support one another in addressing issues of inclusivity and equity. Each week features a different story on a different topic addressing … Read More

Laci Green Schools ODU on Sex

February 14, 2015 | 1

By Alyse Stanley Senior Writer

Students have passed out at previous presentations, YouTube personality Laci Green warned as she began her “Best Sex Ever” lecture on Feb 9.  She clicked to the next slide: a close-up photograph of a woman’s … Read More

AllyshipODU: The Rain is Your Ally

February 8, 2015 |

AllyshipODU is a series by ODU students for the campus community that illustrates how people from diverse social identities can support one another in addressing issues of inclusivity and equity. Each week features a different story on a different topic addressing … Read More

Asking Alexandria breaks metalcore monotony

December 28, 2014 |

By Sean Davis Editor in Chief

Let’s get one thing straight. I don’t fully “get” deathcore, metalcore, screamo, or whatever other genres the kids these days are making up. I can still, however, appreciate talent, originality and a good … Read More

The Mace Conducts Study to Better Serve ODU Students

December 12, 2014 |

Letter From the Editor

Some of the interesting things we found from the study are that ODU students don’t read newspapers too often– as if that were a surprise. Many of you rely on the internet and social media for … Read More

Body of An Angel

December 11, 2014 |

I had the blessing and the opportunity

To witness the sight of an Angel

Her feet swelled at her heels Toes delegated and strong Standing faithfully for what she believes in Her legs were elegantly carved From running down her … Read More

Grand jury decision fosters outrage in Ferguson and beyond

November 30, 2014 |

By Josh Whitener Staff Writer

Rioting continued into Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Civil unrest erupted Monday when a grand jury reached a decision not to … Read More

Faux News is Good News: Walmart Black Friday madness

November 29, 2014 |

While many were enjoying the deals and bargains associated with Friday’s namesake, tragedy struck a Walmart in Gary, Ind. In other cities, previous isolated reports of attacks and injuries incited by the aggressive nature of the sales event, but this … Read More

Self-confidence

November 23, 2014 |

She has been thrown into the deep end

tossed aside like an ox in a whirlwind

all alone, an outcast without a friend

She does not obtain a heart to mend

 

For it is lost, she’s heartless

her world … Read More

Open your eyes

November 23, 2014 |

To give my bright future

In some way of the truth,

To laugh and to relax

Till the hard work has begun.

Beneath a fake smile

While painfully hurting inside,

Hard like a brick wall—

That is my heart!

 

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