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Mace & Crown | March 25, 2017

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Editorials Archives * Page 3 of 4 * Mace & Crown

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

Letter from the Editor

August 28, 2015 |

Dear reader, On behalf of all of us at the Mace, I’d like welcome all new incoming student to the special place we call home… and most call “’Ol Dirty.” To all of our returning friends, it’s great to … Read More

Proud to be a Monarch Activist

April 26, 2015 |

By Morgan Malone | Contributing Writer

On April 22, our beloved Mace & Crown published an anonymous op-ed detailing one student’s disappointment with the way our university has handled conversations about diversity. While the anonymity was meant to share the author’s … Read More

Ashamed to be a Monarch

April 19, 2015 | 1

How ODU Students Killed the Activist in Me (and How I Came Back Stronger)

By Anonymous

ODU does not have a Diversity problem, it has a problem with discourse around Race.

That’s something that needed to be … Read More

A Day of Silence at ODU

April 18, 2015 |

By Heather Richner Contributing Writer

ODU OUT recognized the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Networks (GLSEN) National Day of Silence on April 17. According to the GLSEN, Day of Silence is the greatest action that has been taken for anti-harassment of … 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 desire to … 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 sure Spring Break … Read More