Lifestyle

Elon alumnae to open Simply Oak Boutique in downtown Elon

1/17/17 2:00pm

On Jan. 21, the vacant storefront on W. Lebanon Ave. — previous home to Mynt Boutique — will open its doors to a new boutique run by Elon University graduate, Melissa Deaton '13. Deaton graduated with double major in accounting and finance and since then has been working in the Phoenix card office, ...

Markson lands the lead in "MAMMA MIA!"

1/15/17 3:08pm

Lizzie Markson '16's story of success is not without connection to her mentors, focused work ethic and an early pursued passion. This spring, just a week after graduation, Markson landed the role of Sophie in the farewell tour of "MAMMA MIA!" — a role that would take her career to new heights.

Fostering community in the Community Garden

12/7/16 8:00am

There is a place on campus where students can learn about gardening, grow their own vegetables, fruits, and plants, and take these home. This place is Elon’s Community Garden. The Garden is located at 410 E.

Elon Eats: Prego's offers tasty pasta and smiling faces

11/30/16 8:00am

            Only minutes from Elon’s campus, Prego’s Trattoria offers traditional Italian fare at prices fit for college students wanting a step above dining hall cuisine.             Opened 11 years ago by Ecuadorian native, Vincento Hernandez, the restaurant is situated right across the street from Harris Teeter at 2740 South Church Street.

Main Street Vinyl brings records to downtown Burlington

11/19/16 5:46am

Josh Garrett was raised on listening to music on vinyl. At home his father would also have a record on, playing classic rock from the 50s and 60s. “When I got older and settled down and got my own home, he passed me all his old records and it led me to seek out my own,” Garrett said.

One grain at a time: Monks create sand mandala in Numen Lumen

9/25/16 3:26pm

A soothing ohm resonated throughout the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion at 9 a.m on Sept. 21. With several chimes of a bell, Geshe Sangpo and Gen Norbu, monks from the Kandampa Center for Tibetan Monks in Raleigh, visited Elon University and blessed the space they used to create a mandala, a geometric figure with Buddhist symbols. Carefully placing colorful sand into symbols, the two worked for the next two days to create a mandala that represented peace and healing.

Junior publishes op-ed about Olympic swimmer for Connecticut paper

9/25/16 6:35am

            Junior Alex Attanasio never thought twice when deciding to write about Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui for her Entertainment Media class but is now receiving lots of recognition over her Op-Ed.             This fall, Attanasio is enrolled in Dr. Naeemah Clark’s Entertainment media course as a required course for her major in Cinema and Television Arts.

Elon Eats: Just like mom makes it

9/21/16 8:00am

The restaurant is located in the Target shopping plaza at 1441 C. University Drive  "First came to the states in 1996." [for delaware], worked in winston salem from 2000-2007 as chef