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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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Opinion Archives * Page 9 of 10 * Mace & Crown


September 17, 2014 |

Former Governor Bob McDonnell found guilty of corruption

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen were found guilty of conspiracy, and nearly all of the corruption charges brought against them on Sept. 4 in the national and historic case.

The former … Read More

Psalms 151

September 10, 2014 |

Joy cometh in the morning

But God where’s your sun

Trials come to make us strong

But God the fire is too hot.

How long must I burn here

To become your precious gold.

How much longer?


I’ve become mine own enemy

And I’m indeed strong.

Hide me from … Read More

Judgement Forecast

September 10, 2014 |

Feet dangling

Shuffling above my own fate

Not because I’m happy,

I’m resisting my own suicide.


Someone help I can’t breathe,

Suffocating on my own will,

My own dream.

I lost my shoes,

My drive to run,

He took them and I let Him.

Scorching pebbles play patty cake with … Read More

What I learned in the newsroom

September 3, 2014 |

Summer was hot – so hot that I stayed cooped up inside offices, working one job for money and interning at a Virginian daily newspaper with a Sunday circulation of 100,000 readers.

To say that my internship, which has been temporarily … Read More

Letter from the editor

September 3, 2014 |

“I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.”

― Christopher Hitchens

Newspapers are obsolete, right? When was the last time you ventured off the net and picked up a real newspaper? Unless, of course, you’re … Read More

10 Reasons it’s Awesome to go to #OldDirty

July 9, 2014 |

Before I knew the nickname “Old Dirty,” I knew that Old Dominion University had a less than pristine reputation. I transferred from a small city called Lynchburg and when I told people I was going to Norfolk, they had a … Read More

Life in Rio During the World Cup

July 9, 2014 |

Rio de Janeiro, a city notorious for its curving golden beaches, lush landscape and charming locals, sits below the towering “Christ the Redeemer” statue.

A day in Rio is a surfer and beach bum’s paradise. The bohemian Carioca [a native of … 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

My Way or the Highway:

September 8, 2010 |

Washington, D.C. RevisitedRead More

Dear Diane:

September 8, 2010 |

Overlooked, irritated roommates need help adjustingRead More

Miller Time!

September 8, 2010 |

To be prepared, or not to be prepared, that is questionableRead More

For Crying Out Loud

September 8, 2010 |

Oil Rig fire raises doubts about offshore drillingRead More

Forking ODU

September 8, 2010 |

You Love Food? So Do IRead More