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Mace & Crown | October 10, 2015

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ODU Budget At-A-Glance: 2015-2016

October 6, 2015 |

ODU Budget Overview | Create infographicsRead More

Tale of Two Struggling Teams: Charlotte at Old Dominion

October 4, 2015 |

Benjamin DeRonde

Contributing Writer

After another disappointing loss against Marshall University, the Old Dominion Monarchs will face University of North Carolina Charlotte 49ers in … Read More

MisterWives Shakes the NorVa

October 3, 2015 |

Zach Moeller Contributing Writer

Six­-piece group MisterWives rocked the NorVa Tuesday, Sept. 29, and there was not a frowning face in the venue. The New York City-based band … Read More

Monarch Style: Abby Thurber

October 3, 2015 |

Clare Benedetto Contributing Writer

Abby Thurber Major: Pyschology and Communication Year: Sophomore Spotted: Dragas

For a double major with a lot on her plate, there is one very … Read More

The Dead Weather Come Back to Life with ‘Dodge and Burn’

October 3, 2015 |

Adam Flores Staff Writer

Alternative rock supergroup The Dead Weather are alive and well with their highly anticipated new album, “Dodge and Burn.” Released on Sept. 25, it is the third studio offering by the band that was formed in … Read More

Meg Myers Debut Album ‘Sorry’ Needs No Apology

October 3, 2015 |

Adam Flores Staff Writer

The 28-year-old Tennessee-born, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Meg Myers has nothing to apologize about. Her much anticipated debut album, “Sorry,” was released on Sept. 18. The alternative/pop music artist brings to … Read More

Audiostrobelight Celebrates Ten Years Together at The NorVa

October 3, 2015 |

Cassandra Lynch Contributing Writer

Audiostrobelight’s ten year anniversary show on Sept. 19 took excited fans for a whirlwind. The local band took the stage at The NorVa right where it all began. Excited fans … Read More

A Conversation with SGA Regarding Student Org Funding

October 1, 2015 |

Jason Kazi

Staff Writer

Every February, the Student Government Association accepts budget requests from hundreds of student organizations. For the 2015-2016 academic year, 179 student organizations requested $2,019,087.02; … Read More

The Many Voices of Talking Phones

October 1, 2015 |

Audra Reigle Contributing Writer

Voice recognition is not just for iPhones and other Apple devices. Users can also find voice recognition on Androids, Windows Phones and even through devices Amazon has released. Voice control, which allows people to ask questions … Read More

“The Beginner’s Guide” Review: Getting to Know Someone

October 1, 2015 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

When “The Stanley Parable” was released in July of 2011, it was met with critical acclaim. The game’s excellent use of narration and subversion of players’ expectations turned a mere … Read More

Cuban, American Past Highlighted in Lecture

October 1, 2015 |

Jacob Hall Staff Writer

The United States recently reinstated diplomatic relationships with Cuba. Despite being only 110 miles apart, the U.S. has maintained a commercial, economic, and financial embargo on the the island nation for … Read More

Opinion: Response to “Ashamed to be a Monarch”

October 1, 2015 |

This op-ed was submitted as a response to “Ashamed to a be a Monarch.” By Anonymous

My fellow Monarchs, I am typing to you with a great … Read More

Opinion: Fire Matt Williams

September 28, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks Staff Writer

The Nationals came into the season with sky high aspirations. They were picked as the favorite … Read More

ODU Men’s soccer delivers striking blow to UAB

September 27, 2015 |

Charles Sims Contributing writer

On a windy, rainy Friday night, Old Dominion University Men’s Soccer (4-1-1) defeated University of Alabama at Birmingham (3-6-0) in Norfolk three goals to one. Resulting from this victory, ODU … Read More

Apartment Fire on Colley and Princess Anne

September 27, 2015 |

Amy Delaura Staff Writer

At 12:10 p.m. this afternoon a second floor apartment on Princess Anne and Colley went up in flames.

“I didn’t even know there was a fire,” says … 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

Students Recruited to Brainstorm Flooding, Sea Level Rise Solutions

September 27, 2015 | 2

This post is part of the Mace & Crown’s sea level rise and adaptation blog, Rising Seas, Sinking Cities.

Sean C. Davis Editor-in-Chief

The Virginia Sea Grant held a student discussion on Sept. 18 … Read More

Student Organizations Encourage Voter Registration

September 26, 2015 |

David Thornton Copy Editor

With the clock ticking down until Oct. 13, the last day for voter registration, a number of ODU student organizations are making it their goal to register as many student … Read More

Sankofa Keynote Places Importance on Past and Future

September 26, 2015 |

Meng McLendon Contributing Writer

The Sankofa Keynote address was held Thursday, September 22 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, promoting an inner look at individual black lives and inspiring messages of momentum and change … Read More

Future-Retroism: ‘Jurassic Park’ Becomes ‘Jurassic World’

September 26, 2015 |

George Plank Staff Writer

With the overwhelming success of “Jurassic World,” audiences showed that they were excited to see that after a 22-year wait, the park was opened at last. But how does this … Read More