Hurricane Joaquin is expected to hit the Elon area this weekend, with the heaviest rain fall on Sunday night. According to the National Weather Service, there is a Flash Flood Watch from today, October 1 from 8:00 p.m.
University staff members are preparing for this inclement weather and coordinating their efforts with the Town of Elon and county and state emergency response agencies.
The North Carolina Senate voted 41-3 Sept. 24 in favor of a bill that would ban the sale of body parts resulting from an abortion.
Though his days in office are numbered, President Obama rolled out a new piece of legislation this week during a speech in Des Moines, Iowa. In order to make it easier for prospective college students apply for financial aid, President Obama announced a series of minor amendments to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbg3lWkL2NI&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] In past years, in some cases, the FAFSA has not become available until after the college application deadline.
Ever since the first presidential candidates announced their runs earlier this year, a slow but steady buzz has been building at Elon University around the direction the country could take, depending on who wins the White House. As debate season swings into high-gear, a storm of media coverage has propelled campus conversation, with groups of liberals and conservatives divided down party lines opponents each call radical.
Derided by the right as too radical, Bernie Sanders said much of his policy is built on what works in other developed countries.
"I asked her if it was hard to be a journalist and she said 'Yeah, of course it is. It is hard. And it will be but you'll love it.
Since first publishing this story, Dean of Students, Dr. Smith Jackson, released a statement informing that when the university learned of the incident involving McClendon, he was suspended from the Elon University football team for the remainder of the 2014 Spring season.
Imagine looking into the mirror every day and seeing a stranger. Imagine waking up in the morning and feeling that the essence of who you are is wrong.
Hillary Clinton has a bigger problem than cleaning out her email inbox.
It isn't everyday that Elon students become a part of national history. On Saturday, March 7, our nation honored the 50th anniversary of the 50-mile march, known as "Bloody Sunday" from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.
For months, the media has covered ISIS, an Islamic extremist rebel group operating in Iraq and Syria. Behind its mass violence and social media campaigns, ISIS has become one of the most well known terrorist organizations in the world. Here's the breakdown of some of the most important facts to know about the extremist group: At first, the U.S.
Over 25,000 people gathered in Selma, Ala. at the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Bloody Sunday March.
Who are the Israeli Defense Forces? The Israeli Defense Forces are the military forces of the State of Israel.
Over the past several months, one name has been making headlines all across the world: The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Oubab Khalil, chief of staff for the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces’ Representative Office, and Bassel Korkor, U.S.
The circus came to North Carolina, but if a vocal group of animal-rights protesters had its way, the Ringling Bros.
Brian Williams, NBC News anchor and past Elon University commencement speaker, has gone from delivering headlines to making them.
President Barack Obama has big goals regarding American education standards. A major part of his plan includes making the first two years of community college free for any student with a C+ average or better. By 2020, Obama hopes that the United States will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world, and that community colleges will produce an additional five million of them. His desire for an additional population of community college graduates stems from the increasing perceived need to have at least an associate’s degree in the professional world.
Corey Shegda participated in this Fake Break service trip through Elon Volunteers, and wrote about her experiences for Elon Local News. Elon Volunteers sponsored a fake break service experience that allowed 10 Elon students and two staff members to travel to Washington, D.C.
In 2012, U.S. annual sales from fast food giant McDonald’s were equivalent to the GDP of Yemen.