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NEWS 7/29/16 5:01pm

Students safe after shooting threat in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Twelve Elon students experienced a close call after a potentially fatal shooting on Sunday night around 11:30 at the George Washington Center Residential & Academic Facility at NoMa. According to senior Steven Armendariz, the building's fire alarm sounded shortly after 11:30 PM.


NEWS 7/29/16 1:51am

Hillary Clinton makes history as Democratic nominee

PHILADELPHIA-- Making history in her signature pant suit, Hillary Clinton officially became the first woman to accept a major political party’s presidential nomination Thursday night.  She accepted the nomination “with humility, determination, and boundless confidence” from her fellow Democrats. Clinton used her speech not only to discuss her past accomplishments in her decorated public service career, but also outlined her ideas for the future. The former Secretary of State thanked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT.) for his support throughout the week and reassured the his supporters that with her as the nominee, their causes, like social justice and economic reform, will become her causes.


NEWS 7/28/16 10:25am

19-year-old NC delegate attends DNC

[embed]http://https://youtu.be/QKViQ7vVyRA[/embed] PHILADELPHIA -- John Easterling is a University of North Carolina at Greensboro student, a North Carolina delegate and a Hillary Clinton supporter.


NEWS 7/28/16 10:15am

Elon student among delegates at DNC

PHILADELPHIA -- Traveling across many state lines, one Elon University student found his way into the Democratic National Convention. The Mayor of Atlanta invited senior and Georgia native Chris Edwards to the convention.


NEWS 7/25/16 3:55pm

In Charlotte, Hillary Clinton bashes Donald Trump's claim of 'I alone can fix it'

Charlotte—If actions speak louder than words, than Hillary Clinton’s recent deeds scream a nugget of her mindset heading into the general election—North Carolina is going to be a battle ground state. In the span of almost five weeks, the presidential candidate has traveled to the Tar Heel State three times,including a stint with President Barack Obama in his first public act on the campaign trail.


NEWS 7/24/16 1:22pm

See all of Elon Local News and The Pendulum's coverage from the RNC

CLEVELAND — Last week, The Pendulum and Elon Local News jointly covered the Republican National Convention. Instead of covering what everyone else was — Melania Trump's plagiarism, pandemonium over the rules package and the absence of party leaders like John Kasich and Mitt Romney — we decided to focus on what you, our audience could only find here. We spoke to Millennials attending the convention about their experiences and thoughts about the Republican Party.


NEWS 7/23/16 9:51am

As RNC concludes, LGBTQIA rights take center stage

CLEVELAND — LGBTQIA rights, a subject that’s kept the Republican Party at odds, surfaced on the crowning night of the Republican National Convention, further deepening the divide and putting into question where the party would stand if Donald Trump is elected president.


NEWS 7/21/16 4:11pm

On last day of RNC, protesters relatively quiet

CLEVELAND — It’s the last day of the Republican National Convention, and while downtown streets are still filled with people, one group isn’t as prominent as expected. Protesters. All week, demonstrators have filled Public Square, Prospect Avenue and E.


NEWS 7/20/16 7:38pm

Protesters fill streets outside RNC

CLEVELAND — Protesters filled Prospect Avenue and E. 4th St. downtown Wednesday, a block from the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena, burning American flags and forcing police to call a dispersal order on the streets.


NEWS 7/19/16 8:32pm

Millennial Republicans host Youth Caucus

CLEVELAND — Nick Allman decided it was a good idea to get all the young Republican delegates together. So he started a Facebook group. Could you get more Millennial than that? Around 30 people were at the Cleveland Marriott on Tuesday as Allman organized the first meeting of what he called the Republican National Convention Youth Caucus.


NEWS 5/4/16 12:36pm

John Kasich suspends campaign

Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivered an emotionally-charged speech at 5 p.m. Wednesday to announce his withdrawal from the presidential race.


NEWS 5/4/16 10:19am

#ActualSororityMove spreads on campus

This story is being covered by Selina Guevara and multiple staff members. Updated May 4, 10 a.m. [youtube=https://youtu.be/5_sV8v0segs&w=560&h=315] The #ActualSororityMove campaign that started on Elon University's campus and engaged over 3 million online viewers continued Tuesday morning at College Coffee.


NEWS 4/25/16 1:41pm

Magnitude-7.8 earthquake strikes Ecuador

On Saturday, April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador’s coast, killing hundreds and injuring thousands more. Countless others await aid in more rural areas. The hardest-hit area of the South American nation was the coastal Manabi Province, a main tourist area.