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NEWS 3/14/16 4:14pm

Pollen particularly bad for Elon area

With each passing week, the official start to spring gets closer and closer. While the first day of spring is for March 20, signs of warmer and longer days have already arrived to the area. Seemingly one thing seems to get in the way every year: pollen.


NEWS 2/14/16 3:52pm

Elon tuition to increase 3.31 percent

President Leo Lambert announced Thursday the 2016-17 fiscal year budget, approved by Elon's Board of Trustees. Undergraduate tuition will increase by 2.87 percent, a total of $912.


NEWS 2/11/16 8:03am

Senior's new company heats things up

At Koury Business Center young entrepreneurs learn how to start, finance, and run a business. For some, these are merely exercises but for students like Madison Tamblyn, a Project Management Major, they're skills she intends to put to use very soon. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BnBDzCbf38&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] Tamblyn is the CEO and sole employee of Mad Dogg Heat Sleeve, a business she founded earlier this year.


NEWS 1/18/16 7:31am

MLK's influence remains visible at Elon University

When James Earl Ray’s bullet pierced the skull of Martin Luther King Jr., he inadvertently catalyzed the United States — a nation whose fabrics were embedded with racial tension and hostility — to resolve its differences. Martin Luther King Jr.'s short life and early death created a rallying cry as blacks and whites labored intensively to create a world where they would not be judged the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Yet as the nation celebrates his annual holiday this year, many African-Americans feel King's visions for social justice and equality are far from achieved. Elon University is no exception to the ongoing conversations about race relations in the United States.