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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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Mace & Crown * Page 2 of 251 * The ODU Student Magazine

Get lost in the sound of Chase Atlantic at The NorVa

February 25, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

Chase Atlantic, the three-piece group of consisting of two brothers and one dedicated friend, began their musical journey in their teens in Australia. They appealed to the masses with their blissful mix of alternative, dark … Read More

LIGHTS shines at The NorVa

February 25, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

Back in 2009, a small-town native from Canada opened up for one of the biggest electronic acts at the time, her setup consisting of her keyboard, a microphone, and herself. Now, almost 10 years later, … Read More

Companies dropping NRA support following school shooting

February 24, 2018 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor


A social media outrage has caused some companies to drop their support for the NRA. This comes following the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Parkland, Fla.


Streaming services are among the many under … Read More

‘Black Panther: The Album’ is just as good as the movie

February 23, 2018 |

Johnessa Richard | Contributing Writer

The first song is its movie title, “Black Panther.”  The song starts with flickering lighter effects with recurring sounds of djembe, or African-type drums. Amidst the deaf-defying strings and anticipation, it’s when Kendrick Lamar says: “Wait.” … Read More

Dominate Outing for the Monarchs in 100-62 Win over UTSA

February 20, 2018 |

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

Last Thursday’s matchup between the Monarchs and the Roadrunners, ODU managed to shoot lights out and put on a shooting clinic. Especially BJ Stith, who went on to break a Division I school record for most points … Read More

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Goode Theatre

February 15, 2018 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” written by Oscar Wilde, has been considered a theatrical classic since it’s introduction to audiences on Valentine’s Day, 1895. Written as a satire on Victorian Era social customs like marriage, social … Read More

Album Review: Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’

February 14, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Having made their way onto the music scene well over a decade ago, Franz Ferdinand have always tried to shy away from British mainstream and introduce a more solidified rock sound. It’s been a few albums … Read More

A slice of life: Benny Damato’s

February 13, 2018 |

Pettie Perkins | Contributing Writer

When one talks about 28” circular things around 10 p.m., one is probably thinking about car rims. Well, that depends on your priorities, I suppose. But when it’s late night and you’re hungry, like eat-the-tires-off-the-rims hungry, … Read More

Comic books, video games and bomb shelters: An interview with LIGHTS

February 13, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

2017 was a busy year for Canadian-native, pop star LIGHTS, who released her fourth studio album and comic duo with the same name, “Skin & Earth” in September while going on tour. Ever since she … Read More

Album Review: The Wombats’ ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

February 11, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Three years after the release of their wildly successful “Glitterbug,” The Wombats have proven they are more stylistically mature than ever before on “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life.”

Quirky lead single, “Lemon to a Knife … Read More

Monarchs narrowly defeat Southern Miss 68-63

February 11, 2018 |

Chibuikem Akamiro | Contributing Writer

Thursday Feb. 8th, the Old Dominion Men’s Basketball team traveled to Mississippi to take on Southern Miss and maintain their Conference-USA standings. While the win margin was narrow the Monarchs marked another winning defeating Southern … Read More

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ changes the way we’ll view movies

February 9, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

This article might contain spoilers from the Cloverfield franchise    


Back in January 2008, theaters all over the world finally got to see a movie that had been kept so secret, when the first promos and … Read More

Trust the process: ODU track & field’s journey to success **for Mag**

February 8, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

Within the tight-knit community at Old Dominion University, students are always encouraged to set high goals and to strive for excellence. However, this determined group of students took on a challenging goal many would shy away … Read More

Brothers in blood and ball *** for Mag**

February 8, 2018 |

Sports Editor | Brittany Reigelsperger

While playing collegiate basketball is an honor in itself, two Old Dominion men’s basketball players have the greater honor of calling each other brothers. Not only do Brandan and B.J. Stith have the privilege of being … Read More

Sabrina Claudio redefines time on ‘About Time’

February 7, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

Sabrina Claudio embodies all things R&B and soul on her sophomore project, “About Time,” released in early October 2017. The album centers around love, be it romance or self-love, the singer is bewitching in her storytelling. … Read More

Heart of a Monarch: A conversation with the man behind the curtain

February 1, 2018 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

John Broderick possesses the afficable likeness of a man bred for life in public service. His neatly combed hair and pressed oxford shirt convey an almost Kennedy-like appearance, both sharp and aristocratic. One would be shocked, … Read More