News

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.  

New hiking trail provides close outdoor opportunities for Elon students

4/24/18 5:53pm

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.

Elon student serves as representative for app addressing money management

4/24/18 3:38pm

On March 21, 2018 a man named Ben Psillas launched an app with the potential to change the way people manage money.  Psillas and his team are the co-founders of an app called Debx. Debx is an app that that helps consumers get the most out of their credit cards by creating financial security. It helps people to earn credit and credit card rewards without risking going into debt.