Mace & Crown http://www.maceandcrown.com Old Dominion University's Student Newspaper Since 1930 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:21:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://i2.wp.com/www.maceandcrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/cropped-1482775_819514478111682_5872049537404332184_n.jpg?fit=32%2C32 Mace & Crown http://www.maceandcrown.com 32 32 Best Places For Moms to Unwind During Finals http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/07/best-places-unwind-finals/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/07/best-places-unwind-finals/#respond Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:10:28 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29336 Jacie Litz Staff WriterFinals week is a stressful time for any student, and even more so for student moms. On top of tests and final papers, moms also have to worry about doctor appointments, running kids around to activities and finding something for supper. With all of the increased stress, […]

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‘Mr. GQ Blue Scholarship Pageant’: Politics Never Looked So Good http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/mr-gq-blue-scholarship-pageant-politics-never-looked-good/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/mr-gq-blue-scholarship-pageant-politics-never-looked-good/#respond Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:33:59 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29268 Briel Felton Contributing WriterIn an interview with Elexiss Allison, the first vice president of the Rho Nu Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., it was said that the “Mr. GQ Blue Pageant” began in the early ‘90s. The vision was to have a male version of beauty pageants because […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday: A Breakdown http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/black-friday-cyber-monday-breakdown/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/black-friday-cyber-monday-breakdown/#respond Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:13:32 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29305 Audra Reigle Staff WriterThe day after we celebrate and tell everyone how thankful we are for the things in our lives, we rush to the stores to get the best deals on things we don’t have in our lives (but want anyway). Black Friday and Cyber Monday are perhaps the […]

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Language of Inclusion: Gender and LGBTQIA Identities http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/language-inclusion-gender-lgbtqia-identities/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/12/06/language-inclusion-gender-lgbtqia-identities/#respond Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:10:53 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29322 Erin Sudek Staff WriterIn an effort to make a more inclusive and accepting atmosphere at ODU, the Office of Intercultural Relations invited Mathew Antonio Bosch to speak on gender identity, current terminology and everything there is to know about the LGBTQIA community on Nov. 29 in the Webb Center.LGBTQIA stands […]

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Coelacanth Brewing Co. – They’re ‘Just Different’ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/30/coelacanth-brewing-co-theyre-just-different/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/30/coelacanth-brewing-co-theyre-just-different/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:22:37 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29180 Jacie Litz Staff Writer“Ugly Fish. Beautiful Beer.” Tucked away in Ghent, the Coelacanth Brewing Company offers a new take on beer. The focus on flavor and local ingredients provide a unique experience to the rapidly growing craft beer scene. After taking a sip, it’s obvious that owner Kevin Erskine is […]

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“Pokémon Sun and Moon:” An Actual Evolution of the Franchise http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/30/pokemon-sun-moon-actual-evolution-franchise/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/30/pokemon-sun-moon-actual-evolution-franchise/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:24:48 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29118 Ross Reelachart Technology EditorSeven generations and 20 years later, the Pokémon franchise continues to show no sign of slowing down. While previous generation of Pokémon have gradually added to and iterated on the tried and true “gotta catch’em all” formula, “Pokémon Sun” and “Pokémon Moon” are by far the most evolved version […]

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What’s In a Name? http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/29/whats-name/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/29/whats-name/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:49:40 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29120 T.J. Thompson Staff WriterCelebrating International Education Week at ODU, the Office of Intercultural Relations hosted an event Wednesday titled “What’s in a Name?” A panel of seven students representing seven different countries discussed origins of names from their native lands.ODU hosts more than 1,000 international students. Those students represent 100 different […]

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Experience Nintendo Nostalgia with the New NES http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/28/experience-nintendo-nostalgia-new-nes/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/11/28/experience-nintendo-nostalgia-new-nes/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:21:28 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=29178 Audra Reigle Staff WriterNintendo is throwing us back to the past with the recent re-release of one of their earliest systems. The original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was released in 1985. Back then, you needed a cartridge to play their games.With the re-released NES, there is no need for that […]

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