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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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Editorials Archives * Page 3 of 5 * Mace & Crown

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

The Final Words from the Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2015 |

Sean C. Davis Editor-in-Chief

Dear Reader,

Thank you for picking up the last issue of the Fall 2015 semester – or, more likely, for visiting our website. On behalf of the Mace & Crown, I’d like to offer congratulations to all those … Read More

Opinion: Response to “Ashamed to be a Monarch”

October 1, 2015 |

This op-ed was submitted as a response to “Ashamed to a be a Monarch.” By Anonymous

My fellow Monarchs, I am typing to you with a great … Read More

Opinion: Fire Matt Williams

September 28, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks Staff Writer

The Nationals came into the season with sky high aspirations. They were picked as the favorite … Read More

RAPE! Now That I’ve Got Your Attention…

September 25, 2015 | 1

Josh Whitener News Editor

Survivors will tell you that rape takes from you. There’s a piece of you that disappears that you don’t think you’ll ever get back. You’re more untrusting. You’re angrier. You wear a lot of clothes but you … Read More

Opinion: Adjuncts at ODU

September 25, 2015 |


When students look at professors, they assume we have wonderful high-paid professional jobs that are stable and easy. They envy our “free time” and assume that your average part time adjunct still makes … Read More

How to Eat like a New Yorker on a College Budget

September 19, 2015 |

Amy DeLaura Staff Writer

I really love food. I know people say this all the time but really, for me, it’s a passion. That is why I decided to go to New York City … Read More

Highlights of My Summer in Cameroon

September 13, 2015 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

I spent my summer living and working with my parents in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The country is located in Western Africa and has a population of about 20 million people. It … Read More

Opinion: Get Involved with Public Service Week

September 1, 2015 |

By Emily Eddins University Director of Service Learning

Given the past weeks and year’s events, it is no longer possible to claim ignorance of some of the pressing issues and injustices happening in communities … Read More

Opinion: Why I’m Still Ashamed to be a Monarch and Why There is Hope

August 31, 2015 |

by Anonymous

“Rowdy and Fun, Hope Your Baby Girl is Ready for a Good Time. Freshman Daughter Drop Off. Go Ahead and Drop Off Mom Too.” This was the wonderful sign that over 2500 … Read More

Letter From the Editor: On the Banner Issue

August 31, 2015 | 1

A Mace Editorial

Rape Culture on Campus

To condemn what they did without also actively working to better ourselves and make the world a more fair and just place is … Read More