Lifestyle

Following her voice: Elon senior breaks into music industry

10/11/17 6:59pm

Elon University senior Rosie Darling has been writing songs since she was 11, and now is on a mission to release one single a month for the rest of the year.  The singer-songwriter from Canton, Massachusetts dropped her first single, “I Miss U,” in June. Though a strategic communications major ...

Activist by day, mother by night

10/9/17 6:28pm

Elon University students have always been part of a busy campus culture. Students often have to balance classes, meetings and working on-campus jobs. Citlaly Mora felt these pressures while she was a student at Elon just a few years ago. The Elon alumna graduated in 2016, and had to balance all of the above — and more.

Nonmajor students embrace musical theater off campus

10/4/17 7:03pm

Elon University has an intensive and selective musical theater program. This year, 20 students were selected from an applicant pool of 802. But outside of Scott Studios and the Center for the Arts it doesn’t take long to hunt down the plainclothes theater junkies; there’s the guy in Oak House with a cast party picture from his high school production of “Chicago” as his desktop, and the girl in the religious studies seminar who absentmindedly hummed the opening number of “The Book of Mormon.”

WSOE celebrates 40 years of student radio

10/3/17 6:50pm

While the community may be familiar with Elon University’s student-run radio station WSOE, few know their call sign actually stands for "Wonderful Sounds of Elon." This year, the station is celebrating 40 years of broadcasting across Elon and Burlington. The station has heard from many WSOE alumni as they celebrate four decades. 

"Why am I here?"

9/12/17 9:30pm

This Fall Elon University welcomed 1,553 freshmen onto campus to begin the four years of their undergraduate career.

Welcoming the Class of 2021 with Inclusivity

9/6/17 12:18pm

Maura “Jazz” Harris is a freshman Odyssey scholar from Charlotte, N.C. When beginning her college search, an inclusive community was just as important as finding the right fit for her major. “I didn’t really ever have to come out to my family, just because they’re very accepting and my sister is bi as well,” Harris said.

Uplifting Black males on campus

8/31/17 10:25am

The recent police shootings, current political climate and protests such as the one Charlottesville, Virginia have led senior Alonzo Cee to combat the negative stereotypes aimed at black males. While interning and doing research at the Alpha Phi Alpha headquarters this summer, Cee came to the realization of the lack of support systems that exist for black males on college campuses. “The books I was reading and researched talked about that there needs to be support groups specifically targeted for black men in order to make them feel like they have some worth, have that connection and have that bond,” Cee said. Cee’s research focused on African American men on college campuses and he came across the subject of support systems in predominantly white college campuses.