With a record number of more than 250 participants, the Intersect Diversity & Leadership Conference commenced Friday, Nov.
About 30 students gathered in McKinnon Hall on Tuesday night to learn about mental health disorders and how they can impact the lives of their friends and their families. The student-group, Active Minds, held a discussion to help spread awareness of the growing concerns that surround mental health ...
This month marks the deadline for staff members of national InterVarsity to leave the organization if they disagree with its recently reiterated theological stance against same-sex relationships, premarital sex, divorce and masturbation. The move by the national collegiate evangelical Christian ministry, which has a chapter on Elon University’s campus, created outcry in the LGBTQIA community after it was reported by Time Magazine in October. While the edict applies only to staff members — not student leaders or members — it has caused many students at Elon to try to distance itself from the national organization’s position and has prompted questions about the role of inclusivity and theological debate within the fellowship organization.
Results from the latest Elon University Poll show competitive races in North Carolina for president and governor that are too close to call.
Five Elon University freshmen student-athletes were reprimanded by their respective athletic teams for shooting paintballs at the house of President Leo Lambert late last week, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Three of the athletes were football players — wide receiver Jeremiah Bridges, defensive back Khalil Moore and defensive lineman Marcus Willoughby — and two were women’s basketball players — guards Jada Graves and Madison Wilder.
Elon students distribute flyers outside Lakeside Dining Hall protesting Aramark's treatment of animals10/27/16 2:24pm
When Elon University students walked into Lakeside Dining Hall for lunch today, they were handed a pamphlet with the headline, "The Life of an Aramark Chicken." The front of the flyer featured a picture of an abused chicken. The pamphlets were being handed out by senior Marissa Costner and Humane League member Maddie Segal. "We are asking [Aramark] to change a few of their policies to make it better for animals," Segal said.
The short history of the engineering department at Elon University began well after many current students were born, but the program has expanded to annually accept 80 students, each interested in indulging their curious outlook on solving the world’s advanced problems with their inventive minds.
In a time of change at Elon University, more than 2,000 alumni returned to celebrate the history of the college and embrace its growth. Catch up with highlights from the weekend:
North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate and Democratic challenger Deborah Ross will visit Elon University at 1 p.m. Saturday in Oaks 212.
The candidates for the Alamance-Burlington county Board of Education addressed the Elon University acquiring Elon Elementary school tonight.
Elon is strengthening its efforts to get students to become more politically active. At the same time, administrators are limited in their ability to express their views.
While many Elon students worry about which courses they’ll choose during registration each semester, a new program proposes an entirely alternative different way to spend a semester.
The Acorn Coffee Shop is switching back to its old hours soon, moving its closing time from its current time of 8 p.m.
Elon University’s SGA and student media organization, Elon News Network, co-sponsored a town hall dialog Thursday night addressing the issue of free speech on college campuses.
Registering to vote can be a complicated process at Elon University. Forty-nine different states are represented on campus, with 75 percent of the student population coming from out of state, according to the university’s most recent Registrar’s Report.
RALEIGH — Basketball season is about a month away, but North Carolina State University's Reynolds Coliseum served as a battleground for a different type of contest on Tuesday.
Elon University’s campus was briefly gripped by panic late Monday night as reports of a clown sighting spread from student to student. University police and Town of Elon police confirmed that they never received any actual calls reporting a clown or any other suspicious person.
The Moseley Center was packed on Monday night, as hundreds of students and faculty crammed in to watch the televised presidential debate as part of the Elon Political Forum’s non-partisan watch party.
While the Family Weekend game did not go well for the Elon University football team Saturday afternoon, the Phoenix received attention around campus for something positive. The football team partnered with Active Minds — the student advocacy club that “strives to break the stigma surrounding mental illness” — to create a 40-second video that was shown on the videoboard during the first half of Saturday’s game.
The fall semester at Elon University has just started this, but this summer, Kathleen Parker was the catalyst for many Elon students grumbling about certain aspects of the upcoming school year— complaints that were more serious and ethically challenging than homework and exams. A planned Baird Pulitzer Prize lecture in October from Parker, a syndicated Washington Post columnist, was met with hostility among the Elon community as more than 300 students, alumni and others signed a petition asking the school to cancel the event, according to the Greensboro News and Record.