Lifestyle

Creating a home away from home

12/1/17 7:25pm

 Even before Thanksgiving break began, the residence halls at Elon University were decked with Christmas decorations. Previously, cobwebs, spiders and pumpkins were the main source of ornamentation, but as early as Nov. 1, these scary adornments were replaced by cheerful bows, stockings, snowflakes and garland.

Switching skates for books: Elon sophomore's Olympic dreams derailed by health concerns

11/22/17 11:05am

As she trained for the Olympics, Elon University sophomore Whitney Miller sustained a concussion that changed the track of her athletic dreams forever. The concussion that shattered her hopes of qualifying for the 2014 Winter Olympics came after she fell head first on the ice. She was dropped by her partner in a fluke accident during a run-through for their program, and she suffered a traumatic brain injury.

New studio to bring local businesswoman to Downtown Elon

11/14/17 2:49pm

The empty building on the corner of Williamson Avenue, across from the McEwen building and next to Eleonore’s Hair Design will soon no longer be lacking business. Cynthia Huffines & Associates, an up-and-coming interior design company, is moving in and expected to open their doors on Nov. 29.

New club to shine light on eating disorder treatment and recovery

11/11/17 1:33pm

Maybe you've seen pictures of her latest workout routine or what she had for breakfast on Instagram under the handle @healthy_happy_hannah; or perhaps you've heard her talking about eating disorder recovery on her new YouTube channel. But this year, senior Hannah Durbin has a new initiative: Project Heal Elon. 

Class of 1967 reflects on Elon's changes, similarities fifty years after graduation

11/9/17 12:37pm

When the Class of 1967 graduated from Elon 50 years ago, Elon was still a college, the mascot was a Fighting Christian and Doctor J. Early Danieley was the president. Sandy Bergman Inman, a class of 1967 graduate, had not been back to Elon since her 10th reunion in 1977. Inman said when she stepped on campus for the first time in 40 years, she "could not believe how much it had changed." 

Falling into dance

11/8/17 8:47am

The production process of a dance concert mirrors the structure of a spider web. The center is the concept of the show. Each strand attached is a different contributing part — from the director to the dancers, choreographers, crew and costume designers. As the performance approaches, the different strands begin to connect.

Sand and sprituality: Tibetan monks visit campus

11/5/17 2:50pm

Geshe Sangpo and Gen Norbu, two Buddhist Monks originally from Tibet, were on Elon University's campus last week through the Truitt Center’s efforts to expose Elon University students to different world cultures. Sangpo explained the important values of Buddhism, describing it as a way of mind rather than a religion. Buddhism is a lifestyle and thought process that promotes

Elon freshman DJ prepares to open for homecoming concert

11/3/17 4:24pm

Singer-songwriter Jon Bellion will be here in concert at Elon this weekend as a culmination of homecoming celebrations. As part of the concert, Student Union Board found a student here on campus to open for the concert to tie the Elon community even further into the concert.  SUB Concert Committee Director, Colton Cadarette said Ben Warters was the perfect candidate for the event because of his determination.