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 ...
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.
Under a mist of rain and the bright lights of Rhodes Stadium, Gabby Vance and Alonzo Cee were crowned Elon’s 2017 homecoming royalty during halftime at the Elon vs. Towson game last weekend.
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
Jon Bellion headlined the Homecoming weekend annual concert tonight in a technicolor performance. The rain held off for the duration of Bellion's performance, almost all the vendors organized by the Student Union Board (SUB) and SGA stepped out because of the rainy weather.
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.
"Hello, Dolly!" tells the adventures of mischievous meddler Dolly Levi as she travels to Yonkers, New York, for the matchmaking scheme of a lifetime. The department of performing arts' presents this turn of the century pick-me-up performance in a celebration of life's every moment. Elon University brings the musical to the McCrary Theatre stage this year — the year it returns to Broadway — in a larger-than-life show emphasized by outbursts of mad giggles, blundering gentlemen and grandiose verbosity. The show's stars are portrayed by musical theater students who use their own experiences and strengths to give "Hello, Dolly!" its timeless, giddy essence.
Gabby, whose last name has been excluded to protect her identity, remembers an incident two years ago as “the most aggressive form of sexual assault” she had ever faced; but earlier this month, when the #MeToo campaign resurfaced on social media to support survivors of sexual assault, the thing that hit Gabby the most was: “I don’t have one story, I have multiple.”
Halloween is days away and there is still time for you to pull your costume together. Employees of Spirit Halloween in Burlington have been enjoying the festive chaos as people come in to pick up last-minute costumes.
Elon University's fall musical is bringing a classic Broadway hit to the college stage: Hello Dolly! Audiences will not see the two months of rehearsals, learning music and choreographing every second of the show, in a two minute group number. Instead they'll hear the harmonies of the ensemble, the stomping to the beat of the chorus, and Dolly herself leading a parade.
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 minoring in psychology, Darling is sure that music is something she will do for the rest of her life.
Xiaolin Duan thinks it's strange that so many Americans see China as a restrictive Communist state. She would say that it’s quite the opposite — and she would know. Duan spent her entire childhood there before moving to the United States for graduate school.
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.
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.”
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.