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Top Places to Visit on Campus

January 20, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

Being new to ODU can be a major adjustment for students who aren’t from Hampton Roads, or even for those who simply haven’t explored everything our campus has to offer. For those that have been here for … Read More

Best Places For Moms to Unwind During Finals

December 7, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Staff Writer

Finals 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 … Read More

‘Mr. GQ Blue Scholarship Pageant’: Politics Never Looked So Good

December 6, 2016 |

Briel Felton Contributing Writer

In 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 … Read More

Helpful Habits for Fashionistas

November 12, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Every fashion lover has a habitual routine that impacts their style on a daily basis. Looking put together doesn’t just happen naturally. It takes thought and effort. There are some tips that can help us begin to … Read More

ODU’s Huey Supreme Follows His Dream

October 29, 2016 |

Seena Khalil Contributing Writer

Huey Supreme performed for the first time in his life at an open mic night in the Webb Center. Overwhelmed with excitement and nervousness, he made his way on stage.

Once on stage, his mind went completely blank, … Read More

The Dirty Buffalo Brings New York Style Near Campus

October 22, 2016 |

Michael McCann Contributing Writer

The Dirty Buffalo is a chicken wing restaurant that offers the flavor of western New York. It has been a local fixture since 2012 when it opened its doors at the corner of Colley Avenue and 42nd … Read More

Monet, van Gogh and More On Display at the Chrysler Museum

October 22, 2016 |

Emily Wood Contributing Writer

The new exhibit “The Agrarian Ideal in Late 19th Century Art” pulls you through time and back to the late 1800s as you walk through the Chrysler Museum. The pastel colors that splash the walls not … Read More

Students Turned Filmmakers: Campus Moviefest Takes ODU

October 14, 2016 |

Robert Younger

Contributing Writer


On Sept. 29, Campus Moviefest announced the winners of its filmmaking contest at the University Theatre. Out of well over 90 different teams, 16 of their films were presented to a mass audience. Of those 16, only … Read More

Tim Seibles: The Man, The Professor, The Poet Laureate

October 14, 2016 |

Christina Marable Contributing Writer

I guess you could say I am not who I am. I always suspected there was something about me.

The opening lines of Tim Seibles’ poem “On Being Mistaken” sums up Virginia’s newest Poet Laureate. A creative writing … Read More

Monarch Style: Regan Harris’ Trendy Boutique Apparel

October 14, 2016 |

<h5>Kim Bering

Staff Writer</h5>


Regan Harris, a junior doubling in communications and dance, confidently walked into Webb Center flaunting a patched green bomber jacket complimented by white Adidas sneakers. A burgundy velvet choker decorated her décolleté area, while beneath her jacket she … Read More

Fuse Television’s ‘Clash of the Corps’ stars Monarch Marshall Hallam

October 1, 2016 |

Larenz Johnson Staff Writer

Imagine looking forward to an event in life and watching it be snatched away. In most cases that is the point of giving up, but not for Marshall Hallam.

Hallam is a junior at Old Dominion University and … Read More

Campus Reacts After Fascist Group Fliers Posted at ODU Campus

March 28, 2016 | 7

Staff Report

Update (March 31st, 12:30 am): Members of ODU Democrats and ODU’s chapter of NAACP spoke out during an interview on WODU Studios show “Straight No Chaser” on Tuesday. The vice president of the ODU NAACP chapter at ODU and community outreach … Read More

Barshi Lab Biologist Discusses Coral Reef Sustainability

March 6, 2016 |

Ben Maxie Staff Writer

I sat down with Harmony Hancock, a coral biologist in the Barshis Lab at Old Dominion University. Many populations rely on reefs for tourism income and food, and an estimated one-third of marine species depend … Read More

Ocean Frontiers Documentary Screened at ODU

March 3, 2016 |

Ben Maxie Staff Writer

Old Dominion University hosted a viewing of Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea, a film about the potential for offshore wind energy development and oceanic planning, on Tuesday, Feb 23. A panel … Read More

Crime at Old Dominion University in 2015

March 1, 2016 |

Story by Amy Poulter Editor-in-Chief

Last October, three separate incidents sparked community conversations about safety concerns on the ODU campus. On Oct. 16, two students were shot at a party on West 37th Street, just outside of the campus boundary. Keith … Read More

Mace & Crown Hunts for the Best Norfolk Pizza

February 27, 2016 |

Story by Stef Wasko Copy Editor ive Norfolk pizzerias, 16 pizzas, 10 judges, four category winners and one Mace and Crown 2016 Pizza Project complete.

Tuesday night, Feb. 23, Norfolk foodies and Mace and Crown staff gathered in the newsroom, … Read More