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Brandon Bell hired as new CREDE Assistant Director

6/22/17 12:05pm

Elon's Center for Race, Ethnicity, Diversity Education, (CREDE) has named Brandon Gregory Bell as the new Assistant Director. The announcement came from Dr. Randy Williams, Associate Vice President for Campus Engagement on Wednesday.

Commencement draws more than 10,000 people to celebrate Class of 2017

5/21/17 4:59pm

Aside from the conferring of almost 1,400 degrees, Elon University's 127th Commencement ceremony yesterday saw two speeches partially spoken in Spanish, a New York Giants ballon strapped to a tassel, and a successful marriage proposal.  It was anything but conventional. Headlined by Univision reporter Maity Interiano's '07 as the keynote speaker, the Emmy-winning journalist challenged the graduating Class of 2017 to be fearless, take chances, and embrace adversity.  "More than ever we are seeing young people going after ther dreams," Interinano said.

Racism prompts Elon professor to return to Canada

5/2/17 2:00pm

Robin Attas, assistant professor of music, will be leaving Elon University and moving back to Canada with her husband, Nicolás Soza, and their two children. Sozq said he has been enduring acts of racism ever since the couple moved to North Carolina in 2013.

With Trump nearing 100 days in office, latest Elon Poll takes temperature of NC voters

4/26/17 12:13pm

According to the latest Elon University Poll released on Wednesday, 49 percent of North Carolina respondents said that President Donald Trump is doing a worse job as president than President Barack Obama, while only 39 percent said Trump is outperforming his predecessor. The poll asked questions about voters' views of President Trump, his behaviors, and policies April 19-21.

Relay for Life raises over $100,000 for American Cancer Society

4/23/17 12:43pm

On Friday, April 21st, the Elon Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer held their annual Relay for Life event in the Danieley Phoenix Activities and Recreation Center (PARC). Relay for Life is a student-led fundraisers where students form teams that compete to raise the most money for the American Cancer Society (ACS). The event began at 6 p.m.

Elon student arrested, charged in property hit and run

4/21/17 1:39pm

Elon University sophomore Nicholas Conti was arrested on Thursday on the charge of a 'hit and run.' According to Alamance Police, the incident occurred last Saturday at Kangaroo gas station where a Toyota backed into a Ford before fleeing the scene.

Global Neighborhood examines its roots, considers future

4/18/17 7:18pm

The Global Neighborhood at Elon University has a dual personality to most students. Initially, freshmen are excited about the neighborhood and its traditions, but upperclassmen seem to forget about them, according to most students. Now in its third full year as a residential neighborhood, the community is wrestling with its identity as an inclusive space and with declining participation at some of its major events.

HBO Go accounts for on-campus Elon residents

4/14/17 3:55pm

One of the many resources Elon students have access to on-campus is HBO Go. Ever since Campus Technology switched Elon's television service to Philo, students have had the ability to create an account with the online streaming service for free.

Republican lawmakers announce proposal to repeal HB2

3/28/17 9:56pm

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger announced a proposal to repeal House Bill 2, better known as HB2 or the “bathroom bill.” The Republican leaders claim that the bill came from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office, and was met with approval by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly.