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Mace & Crown | April 25, 2018

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Mace & Crown * Page 2 of 254 * The ODU Student Magazine

Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’

March 31, 2018 |

D’Onna Baldwin | Contributing Writer

For those unfamiliar with the original “Pacific Rim” directed by Guillermo Del Toro, “Uprising” is the sequel to a future world that uses giant robots called Jaegers to fight alien monsters, the Kaiju. Jaegers are controlled … Read More

‘Ready Player One’ brings video games to the movies

March 31, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

Based on the 2011 best-selling novel by Ernest Cline, the mainly ‘80s pop-culture nostalgia “Ready Player One” debuted just in time for the Easter holiday weekend.

Set in the year 2044 in the dystopia future … Read More

‘Roseanne’ revived

March 31, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

America’s favorite family from the ‘90s, Roseanne, has been revived to fit the modern persona of American families living in the 21st century.

It’s been 21 years since the finale of the sitcom ended, but … Read More

Monarchs spring into the new season

March 29, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Josh Castro

Spring training for the ODU football team, kicked off with a bang, with the Monarchs hoping to set the record straight in 2018. Last season saw a string of losses as the team unsuccessfully took on … Read More

The Ultimate Athlexec: How Kobe Bryant is taking the business world by storm

March 29, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

For decades, there has been a longstanding belief that majority of professional athletes end up under financial stress shortly after their careers end. Although documentaries such as the ESPN “30 for 30” film, depicts this message … Read More

Conservative group places hundreds of signs in the Batten Arts and Letters building

March 28, 2018 | 4

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Hundreds of political signs were put up in BAL by an on-campus group, Turning Point USA ODU, last night. The signs had various messages, some reading, “Socialism kills, do something about it; Make taxation theft again; … Read More

Sexual assault awareness draws a crowd during Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

March 27, 2018 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Maybe the pain is what participants take away, maybe its what makes them understand. “On a pain scale of one to 10, an 11,” Dariel Taylor, an ODU senior uncomfortably wearing a pair of high heels … Read More

Parking on campus: A love/hate story

March 27, 2018 | 1

Erik Billings | Contributing writer

It’s raining. You’re stuck in traffic with a test starting in about 10 minutes. The coffee has gone cold by now and for all you know, the garage is full and the parking spaces closest to … Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

March 27, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

For what seems like months, the world has been anticipating the movie adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s science fantasy novel, “A Wrinkle in Time.” Though the book was written in 1962, the movie possesses only some elements … Read More

From humble beginnings, a pride of lions stands tall

March 27, 2018 |

Bernadette Murphy | Contributing writer

From the satellite division of another school, to a two-year college and finally to its own four-year accredited university, the history of Old Dominion is rich and meaningful. Along with the history of the school comes the … Read More

Coffee With A Stranger, PT. 2

March 25, 2018 |

by Ann Garcia

She took a look around. The popularity of the shop’s Delight-infused coffees certainly paid off, and Kim had invested quite a sum into its aesthetics. After much deliberation, Kim had decided to go antique with decor of the … Read More

Air Force One

March 25, 2018 |

Air Force One

by Caitlin Helveston

The love you had for everyone

Spread through the empty space and filled the void

When I hugged you with a warm embrace

Please let it be known in your castle above

That you meant so much to us; to … Read More

Eden

March 25, 2018 |

Eden

by Dustin Hurt

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I was chillin’ in the Garden, you know, where the Serpent deceived Eve but Eve was sick of Adam so Eve … Read More

Small deaths:

March 25, 2018 |

Small deaths:

by Fey Redda

there is art in not giving up.

As Rodin patiently tore through stones,

ever the thinker,

we carry pebbles that are boulders

as we carry terrors up mountains.

Tears burn down cheeks, eyes all a-mist,

from a pitcher, we pour our fears over … Read More

Plucked from the Earth

March 25, 2018 |

Plucked from the Earth

by Josh Whitener

When you start

it’s from the bottom

and you stay there not ever really leaving, but things take you places

you can take yourself away from yourself

you don’t see it because it all happens too fast and you … Read More

Rosy apple

March 25, 2018 |

Rosy apple

by Pettie Perkins

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They say an apple a day should keep the doctor away. They didn’t say what kind. Green or red? Rosy … Read More