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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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opinion Archives * Mace & Crown

Opinion: Pride Weekend

June 10, 2017 |

Sarah Hustead | Contributing Writer

Last year on June 12, an anti-LGBT terrorist entered the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, and killed 49 people while wounding many others. This was the largest domestic terrorist attack since 9/11 and the deadliest … Read More

Opinion: Truth in a Changing World

June 10, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor


Being relayed relevant information and knowing what’s going on in your community is a service that will always be required. Since the 1600s newspapers, like the Mace & Crown, have provided this service. It’s no secret … Read More

Killing the Fashion Myth: Self-Image Versus Vanity

March 24, 2017 |

Shana Blue | Contributing Writer

Image can be defined in several ways. Some will say it’s your own identity, your outer appearance or even an outer representation of yourself. Glance at a dictionary and you’ll find image as a noun or … Read More

Is ODU a Safe Campus to Be On?

December 11, 2015 |

Kenae Frazier Contributing Writer

During the fall semester, there were many emails sent to students by Giovanna Genard about incidents that happen on or near campus. There have been many reports of robberies, gunshots fired … Read More

Opinion: Crime’s Portrayal by the Media

November 17, 2015 |

Dr. Brian Payne Vice Provost

As a criminologist at Old Dominion University, I have spent the past 25 years studying crime – its patterns, consequences, and causes. With other criminologists, we study this topic in order to identify potential strategies to … Read More

Queer Column: “Why,” The Word that Makes Civil Rights Equity Cringe

September 27, 2015 |

‘Why?’ It sounds like such an innocent question, asking for the clarification of a discussion or topic that might have been difficult to follow or new. And yet, this word has earned the bane … Read More

Queer Column: I’m Queer. Why That’s Important and Why You Should Shut Up if That Offends You

September 20, 2015 |

By Connor Norton Staff Writer

A wise person once said, “we are all Queer, none of us are normal” and it’s a completely valid argument for why the identity Queer is so important, so … Read More