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Mace and Crown | May 23, 2018

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Editorials Archives * Page 2 of 5 * Mace and Crown

Farewell to the Mace

April 27, 2016 |

When I first started applying to colleges, I swore I would never go to Old Dominion University. Growing up in the area, I wanted to go to UVA or some other fancy school away from home— not the “ole dirty.” … Read More

Why We Need to Elect This Monarch to the School Board

April 27, 2016 |

Claudette Woodhouse Contributing Writer

My entire life, I have lived and breathed the city of Norfolk. One thing that I have always remembered is the motivation from my teachers to perform well, regular visits from superintendents, the overarching need for a … Read More

Parting Words for the Pride

April 24, 2016 |

Dear Monarch,

As the end of the semester approaches, I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts with you all. First off, many thanks to you, dear reader, for reading our publication, whether in print or digital. … Read More

Cheers to the Mace and Crown

April 24, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Assistant Digital Editor Advertising and Business Manager

Having come from a couple of years experience as photo editor of my high schools’ yearbooks, I knew before I committed to Old Dominion University I wanted to be involved in the campus … Read More

The Risks of Chemotherapy as a Cancer Treatment

April 22, 2016 |

Krislyn McCann Contributing Writer

The devastating news of cancer can be more monstrous than what cancer and its treatment does to the body. When patients are first told, doctors resort to the most common treatment, chemotherapy. Chemotherapy has many positives such … Read More

Andria McClellan & Norfolk’s Untapped Potential

April 20, 2016 |

Taisha Cuebas-Ellin Contributing Writer

Ten months ago, when I first moved to the area to go to ODU, I was told that I should consider living in Chesapeake or Virginia Beach because Norfolk? Well, the general consensus was it’s not a … Read More

Why the United States Should Enforce Gun Control

April 18, 2016 | 31

Ziad Haboush Contributing Writer

Just like many other countries, the United States should enforce gun control to save lives and reduce crime rates. Accidents and deaths could be avoided by enforcing gun control, which is why it is an important matter … Read More

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