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Ian Baltutis re-elected as mayor of Burlington

11/7/17 9:31pm

Ian Baltutis has been elected as the mayor of Burlington for his second term in office. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Alamance County Board of Elections announced Baltutis' victory on their website. Baltutis won the election with 55 percent of the vote.

From afar, Elon mourns Texas tragedy

11/7/17 4:16pm

Broken to her by a text from her dad, sophomore Nicole Plante discovered the news of Texas’ worst mass shooting in history, occurred less than an hour from her home in San Antonio. Residents of the city were some of the first to hear of the Sutherland Springs church shooting that left 26 dead and 20 wounded.

New neighborhood built to focus on political activism

11/7/17 7:00am

It’s been more than six months since the East campus gym was demolished, but three residential halls will take its place by August 2018. While the name of the East campus residential neighborhood has not been determined, it will provide housing for 309 students — both freshmen and sophomores — according to Brad Moore, director of construction management.

New alumni network brings Latinx and Hispanic community members together

10/31/17 6:21pm

Homecoming Weekend brings hundreds of alumni back to Elon University to visit the campus they once called home. This year, a new alumni group is making their debut: the Elon Latinx Hispanic Alumni Network (ELHAN).  The creation of an alumni network for Latinx- and Hispanic-identified students has been in the works for several years, but considering the growth of the Latinx/Hispanic population at Elon over the last several years, many saw now as the perfect time to create a formal group. 

Elon junior dies 'unexpectedly' Saturday

10/28/17 4:52pm

Elon University junior Breslin Thomas Wiley, 21, died Saturday morning. He was found at his off-campus home in the Town of Elon.  Town of Elon Police were called to Wiley's home at 216 E Foster Drive, shortly after noon. An investigation is currently being conducted to determine the cause of death.