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NEWS 11/11/17 1:33pm

New club to shine light on eating disorder treatment and recovery

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. 


NEWS 11/9/17 12:37pm

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

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." 


NEWS 11/8/17 8:47am

Falling into dance

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.


NEWS 11/5/17 2:50pm

Sand and sprituality: Tibetan monks visit campus

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


NEWS 11/3/17 4:24pm

Elon freshman DJ prepares to open for homecoming concert

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. 


NEWS 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.


NEWS 11/1/17 12:00pm

#Metoo provides community to victims of sexual assault

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.”


NEWS 10/26/17 11:13am

Taking on a Broadway hit

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. 


NEWS 10/11/17 6:59pm

Following her voice: Elon senior breaks into music industry

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.