Lifestyle


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 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 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.


LIFESTYLE 3/3/19 8:00am

Elon Eats: Harrison's

Harrison’s is a modest sandwich shop nestled in a strip off of South Church Street in New Market Square, an easy eight-minute drive from Elon’s campus.