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NEWS 2/20/19 8:00am

Burlington ICE raids leave lasting fear in the community

Jessica walked into class at Hugh M. Cummings High School the day after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a mobile trailer park on South Church Street. She said some of her friends were too scared to leave their homes and go to class the next day. Others were afraid to drive on the roads. 


NEWS 2/19/19 12:22pm

From Congress to Elon's campus

Former Congressmen Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Glenn English (D-OK) visited Elon University Monday night as part of the Congress to Campus program. The visit, organized by the Stennis Center for Public Leadership and the nonprofit Former Members of Congress, was fashioned to engage with future leaders to provide a sense of what Congress is like as well as educate students on U.S. political institutions while at the same time encourage those to pursue careers in public service.


NEWS 2/5/19 7:50pm

Steven House issues an update on petition to unionize

Provost Steven House updated Elon University on a petition previously filed by the Service Employees International Union, Workers United Southern Region (SEIU) on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. In the petition, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demanded that the university hold a vote among adjunct, limited-term and visiting faculty members on the subject of forming a labor union at Elon.


NEWS 2/14/19 12:20pm

Elon community members reflect on Parkland shooting

On this first anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some members of the Elon community spent this morning honoring and remembering the victims and brought the campus together to reflect on the past year.


NEWS 4/24/18 5:53pm

New hiking trail provides close outdoor opportunities for Elon students

Just a 10 minute drive from Elon, there’s a new trail for hikers, birdwatchers and those who just enjoy the outdoors.  The trail, named “The Breakaway Trail,” begins at the Guilford County Farm and stretches 2.2 miles across farmland, grape vineyards, woods and a creek before ending at a pond. It will celebrate its grand opening Friday, April 27.


NEWS 1/18/19 9:39pm

Alamance County represented at annual March for Life

WASHINGTON — Being pro-life had always been a part of who she was, but for Kimberly Wood, standing against abortion took a whole new meaning when her daughter lost her child 16 weeks into her pregnancy. This loss is what made every step Wood took during this year's March for Life matter.