Mace & Crown http://www.maceandcrown.com Old Dominion University's Student Newspaper Since 1930 Mon, 23 May 2016 02:54:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Captain America: Civil War – A Perfect Union of Action and Story http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/19/captain-america-civil-war-perfect-union-action-story/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/19/captain-america-civil-war-perfect-union-action-story/#respond Thu, 19 May 2016 19:39:29 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25839 Ross Reelachart Technology EditorIn 2012, Marvel’s “The Avengers” proved a shared cinematic universe, akin to the kind found in its source comic books, could work in terms of tying several films together and that it could generate untold amounts of business. Now “Captain America: Civil War” proves a shared universe […]

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Norfolk’s Local Heroes Comics Celebrates Free Comic Book Day http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/19/free-comic-book-day/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/19/free-comic-book-day/#respond Thu, 19 May 2016 14:16:31 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25842 Morgan Engelhardt News EditorOn May 7, comic book stores around the United States celebrated Free Comic Book Day, an event where comic book stores, like Norfolk’s Local Heroes Comics, give away free comics and sell others as cheap as 25 cents.The event started at 10 a.m. The first 50 people […]

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‘All the While’: Evan Hannah and Copelana Share Their Intimate Stories http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/17/evan-hannah-copelana-share-intimate-stories/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/17/evan-hannah-copelana-share-intimate-stories/#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 14:06:02 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25798 Richard Gabrintina Staff WriterOn April 29 and 30, local musicians Evan Hannah and Copelana took the stage at the Zeiders American Dream Theater in Virginia Beach for their “All the While” show. The two performers drew in a crowd of various ages on both nights as they played both previously released […]

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Old Dominion Alumnus Kenny Alexander Elected Mayor http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/odu-alumnus-kenny-alexander-elected-mayor/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/odu-alumnus-kenny-alexander-elected-mayor/#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:44 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25852 Morgan Engelhardt News EditorOn May 5, the city of Norfolk elected Kenny Alexander as its first new mayor since 1994. Alexander is also the city’s first African American mayor. Receiving over 16,000 votes, Alexander defeated both of his opponents, city council member Andy Protogyrou and Sheriff Bob McCabe. Despite this, both McCabe and […]

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Netflix and Chill? Summer 2016 Edition http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/netflix-chill-summer-2016-edition/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/netflix-chill-summer-2016-edition/#respond Mon, 16 May 2016 22:29:51 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25844 Megan Snyder Arts & Entertainment EditorExams are over and the semester has officially ended. Between soaking up the sun this summer and filling your days with fun activities, unwind with these five must-sees streaming on Netflix now.‘Chelsea Does’After leaving her late night talk show hosting gig on E! in 2014, […]

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Class of 2016 Sets Record for Largest Graduating Class of Monarchs http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/odu-class-2016-graduates/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/16/odu-class-2016-graduates/#respond Mon, 16 May 2016 21:06:06 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25854 Morgan Engelhardt News EditorOld Dominion University recently welcomed over 3,100 students into their alumni community, setting the record for the university’s largest ever graduating class. On May 6 and 7, three graduation ceremonies were held, each lasting about two and a half hours representing the six academic colleges.Local guest speakers […]

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UPDATES: New Shopping Center Planned Near Campus http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/10/new-shopping-center-near-odu/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/10/new-shopping-center-near-odu/#respond Tue, 10 May 2016 21:00:39 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=17538 Jason Kazi Staff WriterMay. 10 Update: The Mace & Crown has learned that the developer has submitted plans to the City Council for a better name for the shopping center to represent the neighborhood and it’s history: The Railyard at Lamberts Point. Also, the previously unidentified grocery store has been named: […]

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‘Keanu’: Key and Peele’s First Feature Film http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/09/key-peeles-keanu/ http://www.maceandcrown.com/2016/05/09/key-peeles-keanu/#respond Tue, 10 May 2016 03:00:15 +0000 http://www.maceandcrown.com/?p=25750 Ross Reelachart Technology EditorWith a movie poster tagline saying, “From the visionary minds of ‘Key and Peele,’” “Keanu” certainly feels like an extended skit from the oft-hilarious sketch show. Allowing Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele to star in their first feature length work, “Keanu” displays both their strengths and weaknesses.Peele […]

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