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Mace & Crown | December 17, 2017

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Editorials Archives * Page 4 of 5 * Mace & Crown

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

Dress Colors, Dialogues, and Multiple Truths

March 18, 2015 |

By Jason Lynch Contributing Writer

A couple weeks ago, social media platforms blew up over a debate regarding the color of a simple dress. Some saw blue and black, and others saw white and gold. As a result, debates were sparked … Read More

AllyshipODU: Be Open to Others’ Opinions

February 22, 2015 | 2

AllyshipODU is a series by ODU students for the campus community that illustrates how people from diverse social identities can support one another in addressing issues of inclusivity and equity. Each week features a different story on a different topic addressing … Read More

AllyshipODU: From Fatso! to Fat, So?

February 16, 2015 |

AllyshipODU is a series by ODU students for the campus community that illustrates how people from diverse social identities can support one another in addressing issues of inclusivity and equity. Each week features a different story on a different topic addressing … Read More

Self-confidence

November 23, 2014 |

She has been thrown into the deep end

tossed aside like an ox in a whirlwind

all alone, an outcast without a friend

She does not obtain a heart to mend

 

For it is lost, she’s heartless

her world is flooded with mess

She requires her … Read More

Open your eyes

November 23, 2014 |

To give my bright future

In some way of the truth,

To laugh and to relax

Till the hard work has begun.

Beneath a fake smile

While painfully hurting inside,

Hard like a brick wall—

That is my heart!

 

To show my true self

In the eyes of the … Read More

Mistress of Time

November 14, 2014 |

To settle down in droll and drum, what a terrible curse.

Life was rustic and dull, but a mistress made it interesting,

I saw her and lost inhibition, having obligations is the worst.

With her time wasted turned precious, for now my purpose … Read More

Meet Final Exam, your new best friend

December 8, 2010 |

5 tips on surviving finals weekRead More

Not Adult Enough at 20?

December 8, 2010 |

By: Sophie Clark

One thing that I am continually trying to get used to here in the U.S. is being treated like a minor and a child at the age of 20. In the U.K. you are an adult at the … Read More

Miller Time!

December 8, 2010 |

Teetering on the brink of insanityRead More

Dear Diane

December 8, 2010 |

Final Words of AdviceRead More