Columns

Athletic recruitment begins with facilities

2/19/15 1:16pm

A prized basketball recruit makes his visit to Elon University, and as the coaching staff tries to schmooze him and his parents as best they can, the group arrives at Alumni Gym. They walk into the arena where the recruit would be playing his home games for the next four years should he decide to attend ...

Column: Matheny peers into crystal ball

2/19/15 12:58pm

As the losses pile up, Elon University    men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny decided to look to the future. Last Saturday, the Phoenix lost for the 10th time in its last 11 games, an 86-75 shortcoming to hot-shooting James Madison University.

Turning the other Greek cheek

2/13/15 12:00pm

The animosity between unaffiliated and Greek students on campus has risen to new peaks over the last year as national and campus events exploded across social media.

Doctor's Orders: Tall tale-telling tour guides

2/12/15 12:00pm

Doctor’s Orders is a weekly humor column in which Lauryl Fischer and Frankie Campisano, two unprofessional, untrained, non-medical definitely fake Doctors, offer up some prescriptions for their Phoenix patients. We’ve all heard about them. Some of us have even been unfortunate enough to be innocent bystanders.

Doctors’ Orders: Elon's construction addiction

2/5/15 10:30am

Doctor’s Orders is a weekly humor column in which Lauryl Fischer and Frankie Campisano, two unprofessional, untrained, non-medical definitely fake Doctors, offer up some prescriptions for their Phoenix patients. In the distance, you can see it, as it rises from the morning mists: the Admissions Palace.

Column: Elon passes toughness test

12/18/14 1:48pm

From the crossroads of Columbia, Mo., to the treacherous grounds of Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, I’d say the Elon University men’s basketball team passed its tests. While there aren’t any victories from it, there’s tangible evidence of growth as the end result. Elon trailed by 19 in the second half against the University of Missouri but put together a comeback that brought the Phoenix within one during the final minute before falling 78-73.

Kardashian is #BreakingHerReputation

11/19/14 11:13pm

Kim Kardashian is thrusting herself — or rather, her rear end — back into the center of attention with a cover for PAPER Magazine that exposes her posterior for all eyes to see, as well as a spread of fully nude photos. She previewed the photos on Instagram last week, complete with a pretentious caption that simply stated #BreakTheInternet. People may argue about why Kardashian is famous.