Lifestyle


LIFESTYLE 4/10/19 12:36am

PHOTO GALLERY: Greek Dance 2019

Fraternities and Sororities compete at the Greek Dance, part of Elon's Greek Week. Delta Upsilon took home first place for the small group category, while Sigma Kappa won the large group category. 


LIFESTYLE 2/13/19 8:00am

Donning of the Kente

The Donning of the Kente is a newer event, organized by several organizations, such as the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education, African and African American Studies at Elon, and the Office of Alumni Engagement.


LIFESTYLE 11/1/17 12:31pm

"Hello, Dolly!" performers connect their lives to their characters

"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.


LIFESTYLE 4/12/19 8:00am

Dragstravaganza Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community at Elon

The evening of April 5th saw Elon students filling Taphouse to participate in a celebration focused on the queer community of Elon. Dragstravaganza is a show involving both professional and student drag queens and kings. This spring’s show headlined an Elon alumnus, Stormie Daie, and her fellow professional queen, Naomi Dix.


LIFESTYLE 3/21/19 8:00am

An Iris in bloom: One Elon senior's musical dreams

Jessie Iris was born in Florence, Italy, in spring 2018. Now, just a year later, he’s performing as a headliner on local stages, and his debut album “Iris” is racking up thousands of streams online. Iris isn’t a real person — he’s the musical alter ego of Elon University senior Tanner Mead. 


LIFESTYLE 3/15/19 6:39pm

Rabbi Sandra Lawson reimagines race and religion

After being hired by Elon University last June, Rabbi Sandra Lawson has explored the meaning of inclusion on Elon's campus through her intersectional approach. Because of her experience outside of religion and her transition to becoming a spiritual leader, Lawson's self-creation of her own meaning of Judaism has influenced her approach toward Elon students, faculty and the community.