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NEWS 10/30/13 11:07pm

Latin American cookbook reveals flavorful, bold recipes that defy culinary stereotypes

Cheesy enchiladas. Hot and spicy fajitas. Crispy hard shell tacos. These are the staples of Latin American cuisine, right? Not so, says cooking instructor and local food writer Sandra Gutierrez, who recently released her second cookbook, “Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina.” In fact, the type of enchilada Americans chow down on is very different from a Guatemalan enchilada, which is actually a tostada topped with peas, cabbage and a vibrant beet slaw.


NEWS 9/26/13 3:15pm

Kenyan Safari Acrobats at Elon

Elon's Center for the Arts welcomed the Kenyan Safari Acrobats on Sept. 24 to perform their routine of breathtaking stunts, comedy, and audience participation set to the heart-pounding music of the Kenyan Safari.


NEWS 9/16/13 10:34pm

Military officials face sentencing as victims are remembered at ESMA trials

BUENOS AIRES — Officials from Argentina’s past military regime face sentencing this week for crimes against humanity under the Escuela de Mecanica de la Armada (ESMA) trial. In 1976, a military junta, or military run government, seized power in Argentina and for the next seven years carried out the National Reorganization Process, a period of state terrorism against left-wing guerrillas, political activists and anyone believed to be associated with socialism.


NEWS 9/9/13 6:03pm

Local Politicans on Syria

Local politicians are divided over military action in Syria. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) endorsed military action in Syria on August 28: "It is time for the United States and our NATO allies to take necessary, punitive military action against the Syrian regime and send a clear signal to its leadership, and others in the region who may be contemplating using weapons of this nature, that there are consequences for these actions." Sen.


NEWS 4/27/13 3:34pm

Educational rights for women remain motionless in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Despite major education initiatives and social reformations since the time of Ataturk, many girls in Turkey still do not receive an education. Mustafa Kemal, now better known as Ataturk, or “Father of Turks,” is credited with founding the modern Republic of Turkey and was the first president of Turkey.


NEWS 4/17/13 1:29pm

Margaret Thatcher's Funeral Set for Today

Preparations for Margaret Thatcher's funeral are underway. The ceremony for the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be a ceremonial funeral with military honors. The funeral is Wednesday at 11 a.m.


NEWS 4/11/13 1:07pm

Britain Remembers Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at the age of 87 following a stroke. Thatcher was the first and only woman prime minister of the United Kingdom and led Britain from 1979 to 1990. Many referred to Thatcher as "The Iron Lady" for her personal and political conviction. [div class="alignright"] [/div] Current British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his sorrow on Twitter stating "We have lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister, and a great Briton." Thatcher visited Elon University back in 1995 when the school called Elon College.