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Mace & Crown | April 19, 2015

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Op-Ed Archives * Mace & Crown

Got My Head Caught in the Cloud Atlas

November 14, 2012 |

The newest movie by the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer, “Cloud Atlas,” includes an array of genres with hints of science fiction, fantasy, crime drama, romance and historical fiction.

The settings range from sailing ships in the age of … Read More

Star Wars: The Old Republic: It’s Not Even Old Yet. . .

November 14, 2012 |

Not even a year after its release, Bioware’s “Star Wars: The Old Republic” is going free to play. Falling under one million subscribers, “SWOTOR” did not live up to expectations and soon fell into the pit that every MMORPG seems … Read More

Statement Pieces

November 7, 2012 |

Primitive humans didn’t have quite the plethora of fashion options we have today, however they were doing one thing right: animal print.

For some, the cheetah and leopard prints are synonymous with fist-pumping Guidos and the 1980s. With modern elements … Read More

Top Five Halloween Horrors

October 31, 2012 | 2

Horror movies are an important part of American culture. They play to our primal fears of being stalked, chased, tortured and killed. They provide a rush that we don’t normally experience. So, in honor of Halloween, it seems only appropriate … Read More

Advice Column

October 31, 2012 |

One of the most hectic times of the year at any college is registration time.  Advisors’ schedules are packed, and students plan out their classes only to have to change them when the classes they want are filled.  The only … Read More

From Class to Cocktails

October 31, 2012 |

Multi-tasking is among the most important lessons learned in college. Between work, class, homework and everything else in between, everyone deserves a break every now and then. “We’re going out tonight” just might be the words you need to hear … Read More

Make-up Tips: The Perfect Zombie

October 31, 2012 |

As you can tell by other articles in this paper, it’s Halloween. You will need an awesome last minute costume to get the maximum amount of candy in your pillowcase. If you’re like me then you forgot to buy a … Read More

Top Five Scariest Video Games: No Sunshine and Princesses Here

October 31, 2012 | 3

Video games hold many forms of entertainment like adventures, comedy and mind exercises like puzzles. With the unique interaction video games offer, the pleasure had from them is an active one as opposed to a passive participation of a movie. … Read More

Red, White, & Beautiful

October 24, 2012 |

With the political and fall seasons in full swing, sporting patriotic colors and styles expresses respect for the country while defining personal style.

Luckily, the good ol’ U.S. of A was blessed with three classic and complexion friendly colors. … Read More

757 Eateries: A Piece of Japan

October 17, 2012 |

With its authentic, serene and beautiful atmosphere, Ghent’s little piece of Japan, Kotobuki, also serves the best Japanese food in Norfolk.

Upon entering the little restaurant on West 21 Street and Colley Avenue, it looks unassuming with its simplicity. … Read More

Behind the Scenes at the Haunted Hunt Club Farm

October 17, 2012 | 1

“Last wagon,” someone bellows. Similar calls repeat through the darkness, going down the dirt road like a signal fire. Everyone holds their breath, standing strangely still as a wagon passes by the entrance to the woods. They all scream, our … Read More

Game Highlight: Assassin’s Creed 3

October 10, 2012 |

Do you like conspiracy theories, the American Revolution, good storytelling and fluid combat? Well then, it sounds like the next big title from Ubisoft, “Assassin’s Creed 3,” is right up your alley. This third person action adventure game will be … Read More

Caffine: Part of our College DNA?

October 10, 2012 | 1

For students, there is so much to do with so little time. Let’s face it, the average college student procrastinates and waits until the very last night to get all the work done that they need for the next day. … Read More

MLB Making October Exciting

October 10, 2012 |

Single-game eliminations and new franchise playoff appearances?  It sounds like Major League Baseball took a few tips from the National Football League this year.  After the Houston Texans made their first NFL playoff appearance in franchise history last year, the … Read More