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Mace & Crown | March 30, 2017

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Newspaper

Mace & Crown Now Accepting Applications for Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

The Mace & Crown is now accepting applications for the position of editor-in-chief for the Fall 2017 semester. Applicants can submit a résumé to: editorinchief@maceandcrown.com

The Mace & Crown will be published in a monthly magazine format beginning … Read More

Mace & Crown Now Accepting Editorial Board Applications

March 27, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Editor-in-Chief

The Mace & Crown is now accepting applications for the position of editor-in-chief for the Fall 2017 semester. The Mace & Crown will be published in a monthly magazine format beginning September 2017. Its focus will be … Read More

Purple Passion Dinner Honors Late Professor

March 27, 2017 |

Maggie Giordano | Contributing Writer

A good professor sends students off with required knowledge. A great professor also touches their hearts.

The legacy of Dr. Jill Dustin, who passed away in January from lung cancer, was honored at the annual Purple Passion … Read More

The Struggle for Citizenship: Julia Vido’s Story

March 26, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

While splitting her time between staying up all night to maintain her 4.0 GPA for her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, winning races for her NCAA Division I swimming team, speaking three languages and updating her popular Instagram … Read More

Individuality: The New Gimmick?

March 26, 2017 |

Shana Blue | Contributing Writer

“I’m a leader, y’all on some followin’ s— / Comin’ in this game on some modeling s—” -Lil’ Kim from “Quiet Storm (Remix).”

Yep! I quoted Lil’ Kim of all people. A disgrace, isn’t it? Horrible, isn’t … Read More

A Look Back and Ahead at Monarch Basketball

March 25, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Contributing Writer

The Old Dominion Men’s Basketball (19-12, C-USA 12-6) season ended with a heartbreaking 64-63 lost to Marshall in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Conference USA Tournament. Prior to the season, ODU head coach Jeff Jones said … Read More

Lady Monarchs Drop Conference Opener

March 25, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

The Lady Monarch lacrosse team opened Atlantic Sun conference play against Jacksonville with 12-7 loss at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex.

“We played a bit messy but overall the effort was awesome. The team really went … Read More

Public Relations for Nonprofits

March 24, 2017 |

Jade Dixon | Contributing Writer

Public relations is considered the lifeblood for many organizations, but it can be a challenging field to master. The university’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America helps prepare you for what is expected in … Read More

No Go, ‘Power Rangers’

March 24, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

There’s a scene in “Power Rangers” where the original theme song from the ‘90s television show played, and I momentarily got into the movie. The moment lasted barely ten seconds before the classic theme faded out, … 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

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Lives up to Every Expectation

March 24, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

Disney continues to recreate beloved classics into live action movies, ranging from “Cinderella” to “Maleficent.” “Beauty and the Beast” is the most recent to join the category, which took many movie-goers on a nostalgic trip.

The movie … Read More

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leaked

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

After last year’s exploding phones, Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 phones are the company’s hope to come back from those issues. However, it doesn’t seem like the company will be able to get away from people … Read More

The Rise of the Cyber Arms Race

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Every day, we are putting our personal information out on the internet. We’re sharing our selfies on Facebook and Instagram, we’re tweeting about our days and we’re using the internet to buy what we want … Read More

Hampton Roads Live – Music Venues in the 757

March 24, 2017 |

Kelsey Walker | Arts & Entertainment Editor

There’s something about the energy of live music that’s unparalleled when compared to all other forms. Luckily, ODU is surrounded by top-notch music venues that pull in a variety of acts. Whether you like … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Spoon, Drake and Zara Larsson

March 24, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | Staff Writer

‘Hot Thoughts’ – Spoon 5/5

Possibly the most underrated indie band to ever grace the scene, Spoon have returned with yet another striking masterpiece.

Three years post “They Want My Soul,” “Hot Thoughts” has managed to take Spoon’s … Read More