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Taking on a Broadway hit

10/26/17 11:13am

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, ...

Following her voice: Elon senior breaks into music industry

10/11/17 6:59pm

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.

Activist by day, mother by night

10/9/17 6:28pm

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.

Nonmajor students embrace musical theater off campus

10/4/17 7:03pm

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.”

WSOE celebrates 40 years of student radio

10/3/17 6:50pm

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. 

"Why am I here?"

9/12/17 9:30pm

This Fall Elon University welcomed 1,553 freshmen onto campus to begin the four years of their undergraduate career.

Welcoming the Class of 2021 with Inclusivity

9/6/17 12:18pm

Maura “Jazz” Harris is a freshman Odyssey scholar from Charlotte, N.C. When beginning her college search, an inclusive community was just as important as finding the right fit for her major. “I didn’t really ever have to come out to my family, just because they’re very accepting and my sister is bi as well,” Harris said.