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Mace & Crown | April 27, 2015

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Editor Column Archives * Mace & Crown

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

The Well-Travelled Geek; India Part 4

April 23, 2014 |

On a cool summer day, I went to the Garden of Five Senses. The Garden of Five Senses is not just a park; it is a space with a variety of activities inviting public interaction and exploration.

The space was developed … Read More

Crown Jewels: John Cena Makes Sick Kids’ Dreams Reality

October 1, 2013 | 3

Much has been said about the stigma attached to the reputation of professional wrestling. The pseudo world of sports and entertainment has its fair share of critics, pundits and bashers, most of whom choose to harp on the negative aspect … Read More

Bioshock Infinite Review

April 24, 2013 | 1

“Bioshock Infinite” belongs to a caliber of games that comes around only once or twice in a generation. Rarely is a shooter produced that has an affecting narrative, stunning landscapes, great character development, and a fantastic musical score. Ken Levine … Read More

Letter From the Editor

March 27, 2013 |

Dear Monarchs,


I hope all is well and everyone is well-rested from Spring Break. A few things on the SGA radar before the end of the semester are as follows:


Elections will be next Tuesday and Wednesday, March … Read More

Ace of the Mace; A Farewell

December 5, 2012 |

Readers of the Mace & Crown,

It has been an absolute pleasure to write for you all for the past six semesters, but the time has finally come for me to graduate and leave my position with the paper.  I … Read More

Top Five Scariest Video Games: No Sunshine and Princesses Here

October 31, 2012 | 3

Video games hold many forms of entertainment like adventures, comedy and mind exercises like puzzles. With the unique interaction video games offer, the pleasure had from them is an active one as opposed to a passive participation of a movie. … Read More

A Perspective on Video Game Journalism: Why the Tide is Changing

October 4, 2012 |

After writing for the Mace & Crown for nearly a year and a half, I have slowly formed a writing style that fits my persona. For most of my time with this newspaper, I have written about video games, so … Read More

Ace of the Mace: Too Little Too Late

October 3, 2012 |

Hallelujah the referee lockout is over!  After a miserable three weeks of football games filled with disastrous calls from the replacement refs, football as we know it can return.  All it took was the worst call the league has ever … Read More

Humble Indie Bundle 6: Non-stop Humble

October 3, 2012 |

“Child’s Play” put out yet another Indie Bundle a week ago. What we thought was an annual event came four months after the previous endeavor. Five new indie games, plus an additional five throughout the release week joined the Bundle. … Read More

Ace of the Mace: Football Monarchs Redefine Saturday

September 26, 2012 |

Saturdays have a new meaning at Old Dominion University. It is no longer just part of the weekend, it is no longer just a day of relaxation and it is no longer simply the day after Friday. It is tailgating. … Read More

SEXcapades: “Savage U” Talks About Getting Tested

April 20, 2012 |

MTV premiered its new series “Savage U” on Tuesday, April 3. The show stars Dan Savage, a popular sex and relationship advice columnist, traveling to universities across the United States. In the first episode, Savage and his producer, Lauren Hutchinson, … Read More

SEXcapades: Smell of Sexy

April 20, 2012 |

The Old Spice commercials are a revolution in the advertising world. Everyone laughs at the ridiculous situations that they present in their commercials.

Similar to Old Spice, Axe presents women with an overwhelming attraction to a man with their deodorant … Read More

Release the Cracken: the Cracken Released

April 20, 2012 |

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s sad to say, but this will be my last column.  Well, if you keep up with me, this is probably my first column in two months.  But hey, I’m trying to graduate on May 4 with … Read More