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Mace & Crown | March 4, 2015

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Travesty in Pakistan

December 7, 2011 |

NATO airstrike on Pakistani check post was monumental communications failure Written by: Derek Page, News Assistant Ties between the United States and Pakistan have sunk to a new low after a NATO airstrike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last Saturday, Nov. 26.  The incident occurred at a Pakistan-Afghan border when a joint US-Afghan operation came under […]Read More

96X Winter Meltdown Performances

December 2, 2011 |

Lives videos from Foster the People and Cage the ElepahantRead More

New Restaurant Opening in the Village

November 16, 2011 |

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries Joins ODU Community Written By: David Bakhshaee, News Editor Old Dominion University, will be welcoming the opening of a new “gourmet burger place” on campus. Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries, a trendy chain restaurant located mainly on the East Coast, will be having its grand opening on Wednesday, Nov. 16. […]Read More

Weekly Address from President Broderick

November 16, 2011 |

There’s a lot of satisfaction associated with being president of Old Dominion University, but in my mind one of the most gratifying aspects of the job is seeing firsthand the many ways our campus community, and particularly our students, come together in the performance of public service. Serving the community is, indeed, at the very […]Read More

Senate Race Decided

November 16, 2011 |

Written By: Morgan Malone, Contributing Writer Senator Ralph Northam and Ben Loyola both spent months campaigning to represent District 6 in the Virginia Senate. Both campaigned on issues ranging from healthcare and transportation to the size of government and education. In the end, it was Northam who topped Loyola by over 5,000 votes. “I supported […]Read More

Broderick Represents the CAA

November 9, 2011 |

Written By: Erin Robertson, Senior Writer Old Dominion University President John Broderick was appointed to a four year term on the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Board of Directors during June of this year.  Though his term does not begin until April 2012, President Broderick now serves as the Colonial Athletic Association’s (CAA) representative on […]Read More

Trash Threatens Elizabeth River

November 3, 2011 |

Written By: David Bakhshaee, News Editor Lambert’s Point Golf Course, located on the Elizabeth River near Old Dominion University, is currently seeping garbage. Bruce Foote, student at ODU and photographer for the Mace & Crown Student Newspaper, was out canoeing, when he spotted the environmental hazard. Built on a landfill, Lambert’s Point Golf Course has […]Read More

A New Club for Musicians and Smokers

November 2, 2011 | 1

Written By: William Channel, Staff Writer There are very few places in the Hampton Roads area that feature live jazz music exclusively, and even fewer that caters to smokers. Havana Nights Jazz and Cigar Club, opening in November in town center Virginia Beach, is hoping to break that trend. “It’s the resurrection of the 1920s,” […]Read More

Dr. Mathews takes over as Associate Dean at College of Sciences

November 2, 2011 |

Promotion gives her excitement. Written By: Eric Smith Dr. Terri M. Mathews, was promoted from assistant dean to associate dean in the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University. She has worked for the university since 1996 and served 11 years as assistant dean. The decision to promote Mathews was made by the College of […]Read More


November 2, 2011 |

Stacey Lannert Speaks Out to ODU  Written By: Janah Stokes, Staff Writer At the age of 18, Stacey Lannert shot her father twice and killed him. He had sexually abused her starting at the age of eight. The ice had broken once he began to rape her younger sister, leaving them with a sense of […]Read More

Weekly Address From President Broderick

November 2, 2011 |

When Mace and Crown news editor David Bakhshaee asked me about writing a regular piece for the newspaper, I jumped at the opportunity. Since I began serving Old Dominion University as president, I have held fast to the belief that we can create a better institution if all of our initiatives and efforts are supported […]Read More


October 26, 2011 |

Written By: David Bakhshaee, News Editor A student at Old Dominion University, and member of Theta Chi fraternity, Matthew John Blaszak, was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 15 in connection to a string of burglaries in the Larchmont neighborhood surrounding Old Dominion University. At approximately 3 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Jamestown Crescent, […]Read More