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Elon denies discrimination, wants former professor's lawsuit dismissed

3/15/17 2:54pm

Elon University has denied that former professor Michael Rodriguez, who is Hispanic, was discriminated against during his time as a faculty member in response to a lawsuit Rodriguez filed claiming that he “was wrongfully and intentionally discriminated against by Elon in his employment based ...

One year after House Bill 2's passage, Elon University still feels impact

3/14/17 6:55pm

At the one-year anniversary of House Bill 2, Elon University has just begun to realize the breadth of the impact of this controversial bill. Despite the university’s choice to distance itself from the legislation, the university has not been able to completely avoid the fallout. From SGA members, student-athletes, prospective students and students fighting to find their voices, many has been affected in one way or another. Bit by bit, actions have replaced words.

SGA unveils 2017-18 budget

3/14/17 6:01pm

SGA approved its 2017-18 budget last week, giving modest increases to dozens of organizations. SGA also increased its funding from $118,000 to $253,375.

Vigil for Offstein brings student athletes, community to Belk Track

3/9/17 10:22pm

At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, more than 100 Elon community members — mostly Elon University student athletes — gathered on the hill beside Irwin Belk Track to pray, sing and share stories about freshman Molly Offstein. Offstein, a cross country runner and Honors Fellow, was struck by a car on her morning jog Monday and is now in a medically induced coma at the UNC hospital.

Latest parking lot sparks curiosity among Elon Elementary

3/7/17 8:00pm

Elon University is continuing to grow its campus with the expansion of the Love School of Business and the Schar Center. Its latest expansion effort can be seen with the construction of a new parking lot adjacent to the McMichael Building. The parking lot is set to have 165 parking spaces available for faculty, staff and visitors, according to Dan Anderson, vice president of University Communications. It will replace some existing parking spaces between the Colonnades Neighborhood and McMichael. The spaces being eliminated will be used for Sankey Hall. The construction of the parking lot is set to be complete by the end of the 2017 spring semester, which is when Sankey Hall will begin to be built.

Philo bug causes problems with TV access

3/7/17 7:05pm

Some students living on campus may be unable to watch live television broadcasts via the school's new digital cable provider, Philo due to a bug in a recent Roku software update. Last December, Elon university students were informed via email that the university was transitioning from "from traditional cable television to a new, state-of-the-art system that delivers live television over the data network." Students were also told they would be able to access the service though their laptops, desktop computers, Apple TVs and Rokus.

Bodenarain Joins Presidential Search Committee

3/7/17 6:58pm

Before moving into her new office, Student Body President-Elect junior Morgan Bodenarain already has some big decisions to make. In an email sent out to all students, Associate Vice President Jeff Stein announced two students who were appointed to the Presidential Search Committee to find Elon University’s ninth president. Though the committee doesn’t officially meet until March 15, Bodenarain already has an idea as to who she would like to see succeed President Leo Lambert.