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NEWS 3/28/17 9:56pm

Republican lawmakers announce proposal to repeal HB2

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger announced a proposal to repeal House Bill 2, better known as HB2 or the “bathroom bill.” The Republican leaders claim that the bill came from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office, and was met with approval by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly.


NEWS 2/27/17 1:14pm

Elon student arrested for larceny, communicating threats

Ayana Joyner was arrested Feb. 21 and charged with larceny, communicating threats and resisting a public officer. Joyner was an Elon University student at the time of the arrest, but the Office of the Registrar confirmed that she has withdrawn from the university.


NEWS 12/5/16 4:53pm

ABSS examines redistricting plan

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.


NEWS 11/16/16 4:15pm

Racial slurs yelled at Elon student Tuesday night

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


SPORTS 11/2/16 6:34pm

Backup quarterback, one other Elon student arrested Sunday

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.


NEWS 9/21/16 7:01pm

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

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.


NEWS 9/15/16 4:20pm

Parking restrictions ahead as Acorn gets new awning

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.