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Mace & Crown | March 25, 2017

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Editorials Archives * Page 2 of 4 * Mace & Crown

Pro Feed: Supporting Moms in the Right to Breastfeed

April 17, 2016 |

Katherin Dodge Contributing Writer

After nine months of carrying another life and the intense process of labor, women deserve the respect to breastfeed in public. You and I are not asked to leave a public place such as a restaurant or … Read More

Op-Ed: University Should Reconsider Ban on Concealed Carry

April 15, 2016 |

Christopher Tucker Contributing Writer

From the very beginning of our time here, the university has assured us that safety is of the highest priority. They have created policies to protect students, but do these policies protect us? From what I have … Read More

Will Donald Trump Be a Good or Bad President?

April 14, 2016 |

Maria D’erizans Contributing Writer

When I hear the name Donald Trump and his ongoing nomination for the Presidency of the United States, I can’t help but feel worried about the possibility for such an arrogant and pretentious man to win the … Read More

Opinion: College Relationships: A Chance to Know Yourself

April 2, 2016 |

Dalia Pace Nathan Green Contributing Writers

In college, when someone talks about relationships they often to hear remarks like, “Who wants to be tied down?” or “You are too young, you should live more.” These remarks do not seem too outlandish. … Read More

Op-Ed: Irish Dance and My Final World Championship

April 1, 2016 |

Stef Wasko Copy Editor

In addition to finishing my double major and working as the copy editor of the Mace and Crown this semester, I have been training for the World Championships of Irish dance, which took place Mar. … Read More

Op-Ed: Eye for an Eye, Life for a Life

March 8, 2016 |

Ziad Haboush Contributing Writer

Why is the death penalty one of the world’s most convoluted problems? I have written multiple papers on the death penalty and because of the research I have done on capital punishment, I feel very knowledgeable on … Read More

Army ROTC: The Hidden Gem at Old Dominion

March 5, 2016 |

Dylan MacDonald Contributing Writer

It’s 5 a.m. and we’re rolling out of bed. At a school where it isn’t uncommon to find students going out on weekdays and sleeping in late, we’re getting the short end of the stick. After a … Read More

OPINION: To the Sheriff, Peyton Manning

February 24, 2016 |

Conner Peloquin Contributing Writer

On Sunday, Feb. 7, the entire sporting world was witness to what is likely the final game in the career of Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning. If this is, in fact, the end for Manning, what we … Read More

OPINION: What Free College Means For You

February 20, 2016 |

Addison Parker Contributing Writer

Tired of paying an arm and leg for your college education? Want to afford that house mortgage after graduation? Want to land a well paying job with benefits and not have a chunk taken out out of … Read More

How to Get Educational Accommodations to Help You Through College

February 16, 2016 |

Star LaBranche Contributing Writer

Educational accommodations are given to students who have a documented disability, which can impact their education. Although the process of obtaining accommodations is quite simple, many students don’t realize they are available or how they can help … Read More

Opinion: Anti-Beyonce Protest Planned after Formation Performance at Super Bowl 50

February 14, 2016 |

Destiny Webb Contributing Writer

Millions gathered on Sunday, Feb. 7 to watch the two best teams of the year face off at Super Bowl 50. Watching the war-like game is great, but the halftime show is where the real excitement takes … Read More

OPINION: College Self-Care Not Just Luxury

February 11, 2016 |

Star LaBranche Contributing Writer

According to studies done by the National College Health Assessment, mental health issues among students are growing. It’s a common joke that college students are overworked, exhausted and living off of caffeine and fear. The reality is … Read More

Trends on Social Media That Are Way Out of Line

February 8, 2016 | 1

Destiny Webb Contributing Writer

Technological innovations have tremendously helped communication in today’s society, making it easy to share your everyday life with the entire world with just the click of a button. Massive use of social media gave way to many … Read More

Macklemore and White Privilege

February 6, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

It could’ve gone wrong, but was done well. If not well, then at least carefully.

At the end of the day, however, activists facing daily struggles Macklemore benefits from are forced into the backdrop in the rapper’s new … Read More

Letter from the Editor: Dear Monarchs

January 17, 2016 |

Dear Monarchs,

From the staff at Mace and Crown, we’d like to welcome you to our ever-growing campus. Whether you just experienced your first week of college classes or began your last semester here at Old Dominion, we hope that you … Read More

Op-Ed: Letter from an Adjunct Faculty Member

December 28, 2015 | 1

Old Dominion students are preparing for a new semester, and with them, their instructors. Unfortunately, not all instructors will be allowed to return to work. I am one of those.

Presently, I work for both ODU and a community college, which … Read More