Tips for Incoming Freshmen

8/20/15 10:20am

It's hot. It's summer. It's 48 hours till move-in. And the last thing you want to be thinking about is school starting...but in a little less than a week, you'll be here.

Village Project serves summer students

7/29/15 6:09pm

Parents huddle around tables as their children excitedly point out their creations: macaroni cars, paper bowls or preliminary business plans for imaginary ice cream stands.

Elon graduate students teach a lesson

7/24/15 12:54pm

Even though it is summer, some are still taking the opportunity to learn on campus. Elon graduate students pursuing their master's in gifted education led the Flex Program, a week long camp for gifted kids in the community. Glenda Crawford teaches master's level education classes at Elon and is the director of the Flex Program.

European grocery coming to Alamance

7/3/15 7:18pm

Alamance County will be the home to one of the best-known grocery stores in Europe, bringing an estimated 200 new jobs to the area. Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E.

Two dead just outside Elon

7/2/15 8:40pm

Police found a man and a woman dead inside their home on Walker Rd. in an apparent murder-suicide, Thursday afternoon July 2. According to Alamance County Sheriff, Terry Johnson, both victims, a husband and his wife, were found with gunshot wounds.

Elon establishes town fire department

6/25/15 6:49pm

Elon has officially established a town fire department as of Tuesday, June 23. This comes after the Elon Board of Aldermen passed a series of agreements and a resolution during a specially called meeting on Tuesday.

Changes No Longer Brewing in Downtown Elon

5/14/15 5:55pm

Elon University is delaying all plans for changes in the dining venue in the historic neighborhood and Downtown Elon, according to Gerald Whittington, senior vice president for business, finance and technology. Previous plans to move a Starbucks into Acorn Coffee Shop's location, and to move Acorn to Varsity Sports Grill in Downstairs McEwen Dining Hall have been put on hold for at least a year.

New Construction on Elon's Campus

5/14/15 5:43pm

Summer is around the corner for Elon students as the end of the 2015 school year approaches, but that means that work is just beginning for the university's construction.

Update on student involved in N. Williamson Ave. car accident

4/27/15 4:50pm

Gabriela Rosales, the first-year student hit by a car on North Williamson Avenue in mid-March has just been transferred to WakeMed where she will begin her rehabilitation process. According to her CaringBridge site, Rosales was transported from the UNC hospital on Thursday, April 23 in order to begin therapy.

Burlington, N.C. businesses struggle to stay afloat

4/27/15 4:44pm

Fifteen minutes away from Elon's campus is a small shopping center off of North Church St. Cum Park Plaza is home to a number of businesses, but it also hosts a number of empty lots where stores and restaurants used to reside. Vaughan McCraw is the store manager of Schewel Furniture Company, one of the businesses in the plaza.

President Lambert urges Elon community to take action against racial intolerance

4/24/15 11:00pm

University officials along with police and campus security are investigating an incident of racial intolerance that occurred Wednesday night on North O'Kelly Avenue. The incident involved an African American female student being shouted at from a passing car. In a press report released on Friday, April 24, students and members of the community were informed of this incident and asked to take action. President Leo Lambert urged Elon students and community members to take a stand regarding racial misbehavior. "Let me be as clear as possible: Our community will not tolerate acts of racism, which undermine and contradict our core values and cause fellow members of the community to feel unsafe and devalued as human beings," President Lambert wrote in his email. President Lambert is asking students and members of the community to take it upon themselves to make a change to their everyday lives and interactions. "Bias and bigotry are not unique to Elon-indeed racism seems to be part of an increasingly toxic environment in modern society" Lambert wrote. Members of the Black Student Union along with other student organizations are developing a plan aimed at attacking "the fundamental issues that are at the root of the racial incidents we have experienced." Police are asking for information that might help them in their investigation.