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Loy Center rock, painted for Alpha Kappa Alpha, vandalized

5/10/18 6:40pm

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 ...

Elon University police chief resigns

5/8/18 4:08pm

Elon University's Director of Campus Safety and Police, Dennis Franks, is leaving his position, according to an email sent to faculty and staff from Gerald Whittington, senior vice president for business, finance and technology. 

Missing teen found

5/6/18 9:13am

16-year-old Christian Penn is with his family this morning after he went missing at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Alamance Communications said.

5K run hosted at Elon to support Molly Offstein's road to recovery

5/1/18 12:40pm

The Jackson 5’s song “ABC” boomed around the intramural fields as Andy Derryberry crossed the finish line as the oldest participant at the “Show Us Your Shoes!” run. The 5K hosted on April 29, was in support of Molly Offstein, a cross country runner who during her freshman year at Elon University was hit by car while on a run last spring.

SGA gives donation of $1,000 to the Chaplain Discretionary Fund

4/27/18 1:44am

SGA decided to give an annual donation of $1,000 to the Chaplin Discretionary Fund tonight at their weekly business meeting. The Chaplin Fund was established at Elon University to help students, faculty and staff who are in need additional support. Jana Lynn Patterson, advisor to SGA, said examples of this include sudden illness, injury, accident, food insecurity or a natural disaster. 

Hotel planned to be built on campus

4/26/18 12:15pm

Elon University has announced plans to build a hotel on campus. The tentatively named "Inn at Elon," will have 80 rooms, a restaurant and lounge, ballroom, conference rooms, a fitness room and an outdoor gathering space. 

World Hijab Day in the Elon community

4/25/18 2:00pm

World Hijab Day is a day of celebrating for Muslim women by walking in their shoes for a day. Elon University is celebrating Hijab Day April 25. Students are invited to cover their heads with either a scarf or cap for the day.