Editorials


NEWS 8/27/14 6:15pm

Local law enforcement: To protect and serve?

Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have sent shockwaves through the nation.The growing unrest amongst the population, as a result of the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, prompted President Barack Obama to launch an investigation into the use of military equipment by police forces.


NEWS 4/22/14 7:46pm

Common reading provides common bond

The Common Reading program at Elon University has come a long way since its inception in 1992.  Starting with the simple goal of nurturing a richer intellectual community, the program has become much more than students’ first official college reading assignment. College is a major transition for freshmen.


NEWS 2/24/14 7:30pm

Elon doing ‘whatever it takes’ to welcome transfer students

Students who transfer into Elon University come from a wide array of backgrounds. Some come from community colleges, others have completed a full year at another four-year institution, while some transfer after only one semester. With more than 100 transfer students joining the Elon community each fall, those in charge of the orientation process have realized a need to revitalize the way Elon welcomes these students to the campus. Transfer students pose a unique problem for orientation leaders, because unlike the incoming freshman class, many of these students have at least one semester of college under their belts.