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ABSS examines redistricting plan

12/5/16 4:53pm

Walking through the main hallway of Cummings High School, Athletic Director Kyle Pycraft stopped and looked at the trophy cases that lined the path. Indented in two long walls near the entrance are modest wooden shelves with protective glass, where years of county and state championship trophies stand shoulder to shoulder. “Strong and successful athletics are a big part of Cummings’ history and culture,” Pycraft said.

Racial slurs yelled at Elon student Tuesday night

11/16/16 4:15pm

On Tuesday evening between 8:45 p.m. and 10 p.m., a female Elon student had racial slurs yelled at her from a vehicle while walking on campus between the Inman Admissions Welcome Center and the Koury Business Center, according to Dean of Students Smith Jackson and Vice President of University Communications Dan Anderson

Backup quarterback, one other Elon student arrested Sunday

11/2/16 6:34pm

Two Elon University students — including one football player — were arrested Sunday, Oct. 30, for damaging a mailbox and running away from a Town of Elon police officer. Sophomore quarterback Conor Hughes and sophomore Kyle McLester — a former football player — were booked in Alamance County Jail Sunday night, each charged with a misdemeanor for injury to personal property and a misdemeanor for resisting public officer. According to the magistrate’s order, Hughes and McLester damaged the mailbox and post of Ebert Murray’s property at 215 S.

Elon's first female mayor dies

9/28/16 8:16pm

Former Elon Mayor Beth Schmidt passed away Monday at the age of 81. Schmidt was the first female mayor of Elon.

Sunken and Drunken Truth: An inside look at Elon's fake ID culture

9/21/16 7:01pm

Rhode Island native Brittany, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, is a senior biology and biostatistics major on the pre-med track at Elon University. She’s in a sorority and plays a club sport. And though many of her peers know her from her on-campus involvement, many also know her as a distributor of fake IDs at Elon.

Parking restrictions ahead as Acorn gets new awning

9/15/16 4:20pm

Acorn coffee shop is set to get a new awning this Friday causing four parking spaces along N Williamson Ave next to Elon University and two spaces in front of Acorn to be closed from 5:30am to 9:00pm.  The sidewalk area in front of Acorn will also be closed during the installation of the awning.

Bill Clinton talks economic growth at Durham campaign rally

9/7/16 12:19am

The crowd buzzed in excitement as they awaited former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign rally in Durham, North Carolina, Sept. 6. Prior to Bill Clinton, representatives from the North Carolina General Assembly and community took the stage to advocate for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential election in November.