News

Lambert nostalgic, optimistic after presidential announcement

10/13/17 11:40am

In the wake of the announcement of Elon's ninth president, Connie Ledoux Book, President Leo Lambert spoke at a town hall meeting on Thursday night sponsored by the Student Government Association. Lambert expressed his nostalgia that came with the announcement, as well as his sheer thrill for Book.  ...

Tuning in to the sounds of Elon: behind the scenes of WSOE

10/10/17 8:39pm

Forty years ago, the Wonderful Sounds of Elon radio station, WSOE, broadcasted its first record ever through its 89.3 FM frequency. The record was “More Than a Feeling” by Boston. Today, the record is set to be framed and placed in the WSOE office built last year in McEwen School of Communications.

Students pleased with 'progressive' presidential appointee

10/9/17 2:05pm

This morning, the Elon University Board of Trustees announced that Connie Book will be stepping into the shoes of Leo Lambert March 1, 2018 as Elon's ninth president. But students are most excited about the fact that Book will be the university's first female president in its 128-year history. 

Connie Ledoux Book introduced to Elon community in Alumni Gym

10/9/17 12:41pm

Elon University announced the selection of Connie Ledoux Book as its next president on Monday morning. Book was introduced to the Elon Community in an event in Alumni Gym on Monday afternoon following introductions from Kerii Anderson, Elon trustee, and Wes Elingburg, head of the presidential search committee.

Damages in Smith Residence Hall discussed over Family Weekend

10/7/17 11:13am

More than 20 students are displaced after a urinal was ripped from the wall in Smith residence hall, the all-male freshman dorm in Historic Neighborhood. The incident occurred early in the morning Sept. 30 in a communal bathroom on the first floor. Elon Physical Plant is now using intense drying and heating machines to prevent mold growth on the first floor.

On and off, short power outage across campus

10/5/17 6:22pm

Power outages spread across campus Thursday afternoon due to a cut electrical wire near East Trollinger Avenue, according to Lt. M. Brewer of the Town of Elon Police. Most South Campus locations' power should be restored at this time, excluding the Ellington Center and South Gym.  

McEwen dining hall renovations on schedule

10/4/17 7:00am

Construction fences surround McEwen Dining Hall, but renovations have not begun yet. Brad Moore, the Elon university architect and director of planning, design and construction management, said constructions are still on schedule. 

Glossing over Puerto Rico

10/4/17 7:00am

For three Elon University students, going home for Fall and Thanksgiving Break will mean facing a new reality on the island of Puerto Rico.  Hurricane Maria struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico Sept. 20., two weeks after the island was barraged by Hurricane Irma. The recovery is estimated to take years and cost $30-60 billion. As of Oct. 2, 16 people have been confirmed dead by Maria, while 30 remain missing. Meanwhile, the majority of the island is still without power and lacking access to basic necessities such as clean water, fuel and food.