Local law enforcement: To protect and serve?

8/27/14 6:15pm

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.

Common reading provides common bond

4/22/14 7:46pm

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.

ACLU creating equality through democracy

4/16/14 1:22am

In 2012, the state of North Carolina passed a constitutional amendment, known as Amendment One, which made it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform gay marriages or civil unions.

Elon doing ‘whatever it takes’ to welcome transfer students

2/24/14 7:30pm

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.