Elon senior's smart walker design to aid senior mobility

1/17/17 5:00pm

Watching her great aunt struggle to grip the breaks on her walker, Elon University senior Beth Lester decided to create a design that would enhance the accessibility of this mobility aid.  Lester witnessed her great aunt’s loss of mobility from multiple sclerosis and her feelings of frustration with being dependent on a faulty device.

Elon alumna to open Simply Oak Boutique in downtown Elon

1/17/17 2:00pm

On Jan. 21, the vacant storefront on W. Lebanon Ave. — previous home to Mynt Boutique — will open its doors to a new boutique run by Elon University graduate, Melissa Deaton '13. Deaton graduated with double major in accounting and finance and since then has been working in the Phoenix card office, where she is now the business coordinator.

Fostering community in the Community Garden

12/7/16 8:00am

There is a place on campus where students can learn about gardening, grow their own vegetables, fruits, and plants, and take these home. This place is Elon’s Community Garden. The Garden is located at 410 E.

"Food brings everyone to the table”

12/6/16 7:00pm

A small bumper sticker of a mason jar pinned on a bulletin board above the desk of Felicia Campa ‘16, reads “First we eat, then we do everything.” Campa, the Campus Kitchen Coodinator at Elon University (CKEU), said she believes the quote by M.F.K Fischer captures her commitment to addressing the issue of hunger in Alamance County.

Let faith take its course

11/30/16 8:00am

With long strides and a determination to succeed, Katie O’Dunne Kilpatrick bolted through the grassy fields of North Carolina during her first cross country race at Elon University in 2008. Her positive attitude and passion for running propelled her onward, but the more distance she covered, the more she felt an excruciating pain develop in her foot.

Elon Eats: Prego's offers tasty pasta and smiling faces

11/30/16 8:00am

            Only minutes from Elon’s campus, Prego’s Trattoria offers traditional Italian fare at prices fit for college students wanting a step above dining hall cuisine.             Opened 11 years ago by Ecuadorian native, Vincento Hernandez, the restaurant is situated right across the street from Harris Teeter at 2740 South Church Street.

Main Street Vinyl brings records to downtown Burlington

11/19/16 5:46am

Josh Garrett was raised on listening to music on vinyl. At home his father would also have a record on, playing classic rock from the 50s and 60s. “When I got older and settled down and got my own home, he passed me all his old records and it led me to seek out my own,” Garrett said.

New ESTV Show is on the Track to Success

11/13/16 3:27pm

“Laugh Tracks” is the fruition of senior Alexis Williams’ vision for a new live sketch-comedy show on Elon Student Television (ESTV). “I have always just been a huge comedy nerd,” Williams said.

Elon Eats: Mixed Rice offers more than authentic Korean cuisine

11/9/16 8:00am

A framed picture of five Elon University students in familiar maroon caps and gowns sits at the payment counter at Mixed Rice, a restaurant wedged between NC Jelly Donuts and Painted Grape: Craft & Paint studio in Stans Plaza on South Church Street, Burlington. One of the students in the picture, Meredith Carey ’15, said she and her roommates gifted the frame to the restaurant to thank them for the sense of home they provided at every visit.