There are 5,189 miles between Elon, North Carolina, and Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The time difference is 4 hours, and Abidjan has a population of 4.7 million, about 4.69 million more people than there are in the town of Elon.
When Iliana Brodsky woke up on the day of the most important auditions of her high school career, her voice was gone.
Elon University’s Musical Theater program has reached record ranking numbers in the most recent lists released by various websites and publications.
A Jerusalem native, Jamil Kadoura, came to the United States in 1978 to fulfill his American dream and learn business management. “I started as a dishwasher actually when I was a student,” Jamil Kadoura, owner of Mediterranean Deli, Bakery and Catering in Chapel Hill said, “ I started getting promotions to assistant cook then assistant chef and sous chef.
Battling childhood cancer Elon sophomore Caroline Redd has known what it means to overcome difficult times since a young age.
The majority of Elon students rely on predetermined major checksheets and degree audits to help them when registering for classes or working out their four-year-plan.
When Elon University first opened the doors of Lakeside Dining Hall in 2013, they also opened up a world of new foods and tastes with the “One World” international station. This station was originally founded by Pinky Varghese, global neighborhood director for Elon dining.
Sylvia Munoz hadn’t encountered “space” until she first came to the United States in 1994. Back in San Jose, Costa Rica, her hometown, she lived with her family of seven in a house adjacent to all her closest friends — her cousins. At any given moment, her home was guaranteed to be full of excitement with either the noise of her sister and three brothers, her parents or her extended family members.
“I’m from Westchester, New York, my major is human services and I have minors in Spanish, theater, and poverty and social justice.” For many people this may seem like a mouthful of an introduction, but to sophomore Amy Belfer it’s the norm.
On Saturday, April 22nd, Limelight Music Group and Innovation House are hosting a music festival to promote some of Elon’s most talented student performers.
While driving around the Burlington area, it is easy to spy the handful of American chain restaurants like Panera, Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks, take your pick of Mexican cuisine at La Cocina or La Fiesta, but it is a bit tricky to find authentic Indian cuisine-- until now.
The applause sounded and then faded to a slow clap. A man in the aisle seat rose and offered his hand to the woman next to him, his eyes following the performers as their beaming smiles blinked off and their bodies sank down stage for the last time.
Last summer, sophomore Katie Mars received a call from Emily Golden— a friend and classmate— proposing the idea to start a women’s leadership organization on campus.
Every year around this time, the sidewalks and fields outside of residence halls begin to fill with blank coolers.
Senior Iris Sullivan is turning her own heartbreak and personal experiences into a series of short films. "About Paris" is meant to represent all types of relationships in an open letter to Paris, the name of the boy who was Sullivan’s inspiration and her first love.
For the Shirley Tempos, one of Elon University’s female a cappella groups, the members never imagined scoring an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. However, their dreams will soon become a reality Sunday, April 14 when they will perform in Total Vocal, a contemporary a cappella music concert in Midtown Manhattan, with Deke Sharon, the father of contemporary a cappella who created the event. In this performance, 14 of the 16 Shirley Tempos members will sing four songs, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”, “Put on a Happy Face”, “Summertime” and “We Are Home”, while also enjoying arrangements from cast members of the movie Pitch Perfect. In order to receive this opportunity, president of Shirley Tempos Sabrina Campelo ’18 took the initiative.
What do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Elon First-Year Jack Kane all have in common? They all started technology companies in a college dorm room. This past December, Kane was looking online for a new iPhone charger and struggled to find one that was high quality but still fit in his college student budget.
It’s been a long, cold, confusing winter, but spring is finally here and it’s time to focus on both mental and physical health.
When senior Sara Elgart first walked onto Elon’s campus, she didn’t anticipate joining sorority and fraternity life—but now, the former Sigma Kappa president has accepted a job to work for the national organization.