Elon University police arrested sophomore Lucas Peralta on June 21 in connection to an April 6 sexual assault . Police charged him with a second degree forcible sex offense and placed him under a $75,000 bond, according to an Alamance County court record.
After requesting to return to his former position, Dennis Franks will be rehired as director of campus safety and police. Franks resigned in May to become vice president of protective services at Bank of America.
Class president Kenneth Brown Jr. has been making his mark in Washington, D.C., this summer by learning about new ways to improve SGA through the Presidential Leadership Summit (PLS) program.
Elon University announced June 20 that it hired Rabbi Sandra Lawson as its next associate chaplain for Jewish Life and the Jewish Educator at the Hillel at Elon. According to a Washington Post story posted in May 2015, the newspaper suggests Lawson could be the first black, lesbian rabbi in the world.
Samuel Shaw's lawsuit against Elon University suggests he received a heavier punishment than Spencer Schar, whose parents donated $12 million to Elon in 2014.
An email sent to Elon University faculty and staff by Jon Dooley, vice president for student life, outlined new administrative changes for the division.
From the many stories shared, one thing stood out: that Downey’s infectious positive attitude would make everyone he met feel welcomed, no matter who they were.
According to police, Downey was driving a moped when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by Elon resident Tyler LaPlaca. Downey was an Aramark employee who worked for Elon dining and was a bouncer at Fat Frogg Bar and Grill.
Dean, who graduated from Elon May 19, will begin her service as an Elon University youth trustee on the Board of Trustees this Friday. The board elected her earlier in May.
BURLINGTON — After seven years in operation, Company Shops Market: Burlington's Food Co-Op have announced they will be officially closing on Sunday, May 27. The market located in downtown Burlington on East Front Street, 10 minutes from Elon's campus, sold a variety of organic and sustainably grown produce.
GRAHAM — Dancers, painters and puppies filled the heart of Graham during the first "Love Graham Arts Festival." The festival was hosted from May 19 to 20 by the Co|Operative and the Independent Artist Movement. Together the two organizations brought in more than a dozen artists from Alamance County to showcase their art.
Barang Phuk graduated in a two-part commencement ceremony hosted in Alumni Gym on May 19 alongside 1,400 of her classmates. The announcement that the ceremony would be moved indoors was made the night before graduation, following weather forecasts that indicated sporadic rain showers throughout the day.
A new engineering program and degree are being offered at Elon University. The College of Arts & Sciences will be expanding its engineering options next fall, from a dual-degree program to a four-year program. This will allow students to stay at Elon and pursue their degree in engineering.
GRAHAM, N.C. - At the intersection of Main and Elm streets, the words "Our Confederate Soldiers" are inscribed at the base of a 30-foot-high monument. Standing at its top in front of Alamance County’s Historic Courthouse is a statue of a Confederate common soldier.
For families, commencement begins promptly at 9:15 a.m. For graduates, the call time for lineup is 7:45 a.m. For some Physical Plant and Aramark employees, chairs start getting wiped down and coffee starts brewing at 4:30 a.m. But for most, commencement and all the preparation that goes into it began right after spring convocation.
A prayer for the dead opened the Confederate Memorial Day Service hosted by a southern rights organization, Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC). The event took place May 10 at the memorial in front of Alamance County’s District Judge building, 7 miles from Elon University’s campus. The memorial was erected to honor those from Alamance County that have died fighting in U.S. conflicts.
On Sunday, April 6, the rock in front the Loy Center, which was painted salmon pink and apple green in honor of the Omicron Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s new members presentation, was defaced. Someone unbeknownst to the sorority spray painted over its layer of paint on the rock and scrawled the word “nut.”