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“Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!” seminar held on campus

November 6, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Students and staff filled about half of a small auditorium in the Mills Godwin Building for an event held by the ODU Libraries. The event, titled “Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!,” was aimed to … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day four finale

November 5, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 came to a strong finish Sunday with a host of events and panel discussions followed by the closing ceremonies program and a glimpse into NekoCon 2018 (dubbed as NekoCon 21). The day featured autograph … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day three roundup

November 5, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 continued in high gear into Saturday’s second full day of events at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. From animé in our social lives, Zombie preparedness and costume craftsmanship contests to Western and Shakespearean literatures … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day two roundup

November 4, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

As NekoCon 20 took on its first full day and in celebration of its 20th anniversary, there was plenty to see and do Friday within the Hampton Roads Convention Center. From panel discussions on convention etiquette, … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day one roundup

November 3, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 is now in high gear through Sunday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center!

As the premiere animé convention of the Tidewater region and celebrating its 20th anniversary, NekoCon prides itself on introducing Japanese culture, media … Read More

What do ODU students know about the gubernatorial election?

November 1, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

With less than a week to go before election day, is ODU ready? A survey done by the Mace indicates that 38 out of 100 students don’t even know when voting is taking place.

Polling places are … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Kelly Clarkson, Weezer and Hollywood Undead

October 30, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Kelly Clarkson – ‘Meaning of Life’ 💿💿💿💿💿 

Kelly Clarkson’s “Meaning of Life” is her eighth studio album and first with Atlantic Records. She successfully completed the terms of her recording contract with RCA Records in 2016, part of … Read More

SOJA looks back on their roots with ‘Poetry in Motion’

October 30, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

One of the best-known reggae groups out there, Soldiers of Jah Army, or better known as SOJA, has continuously revolutionized the music of reggae. Originating from Arlington, VA, the group of eight grew up in … Read More

‘Stranger Things 2:’ Emotional and stranger than before

October 30, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

Netflix’s award-winning show, “Stranger Things,” returned on Oct. 27. Right on time for Halloween, fans have been speculating about the episodes and new theories online.

The series picked back up with a group of misfits being chased … Read More

Students attend women’s self-defense workshop

October 30, 2017 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

The Norfolk Karate Academy & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Center held a women’s self-defense workshop, sponsored by the ODU Women’s Center on Oct. 21. An estimated 50 women attended the two-hour course, where they each partnered up to … Read More

DACA uncertainty protest takes place on Kaufman Mall

October 30, 2017 |

Natalie Hockaday | Contributing Writer

Protesters marched chanting “D-A-C-A, immigrants are here to stay,” and “No justice, No Peace” along the Kaufman Mall Tuesday, Oct. 24. In early September, President Trump announced his desire for the termination of  DACA (Deferred Action … Read More

Artificial intelligence recognizing sexuality through pictures

October 29, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Artificial intelligence is expanding into the world of sexuality. It’s getting its own “gaydar,” and its suggested that it could be better than a human’s.

 

A study from Stanford University said that an electronic classifier could correctly … Read More

‘Animal Crossing’ for mobile devices announced

October 29, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

“Animal Crossing” fans have a new game to look forward to. Nintendo had an Animal Crossing Mobile Direct at 11 p.m. EST on October 24. The Direct was only about 14 minutes long, but it was … Read More

The Indian Students Association Celebrates the Festival of Lights

October 28, 2017 | 1

Maggie Giordano | Assistant News Editor

 

The Indian Students Association brought India to the North Cafe in the Webb Center on Oct. 23 with a Diwali celebration, Ignite the Lights of Passion. The event was sponsored by multiple organizations including the … Read More

‘Tell Me You Love Me’ invites fans into Demi Lovato’s life

October 26, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

On Sept. 29, Demi Lovato released her sixth studio album, “Tell Me You Love Me,” which she claims is her biggest tell-all about her and her journey. In addition, she released her second documentary, “Simply … Read More