News

McEwen dining hall renovations on schedule

10/4/17 7:00am

Construction fences surround McEwen Dining Hall, but renovations have not begun yet. Brad Moore, the Elon university architect and director of planning, design and construction management, said constructions are still on schedule. 

Vigil in Numen Lumen allows Elon community to grieve and reflect after Vegas tragedy

10/2/17 5:07pm

Members of the Elon community gathered in Numen Lumen Pavilion on Monday afternoon in what was called " a time of prayer and lament" following Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The vigil, which was hosted by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, allowed people to speak and voice their thoughts and feelings. Among those that spoke were Jan Fuller, university chaplain, and Joel Harter, associate chaplain for protestant life.

Cheat Sheet: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Re-elected

9/27/17 12:00am

On Sept. 24, the Federal Republic of Germany voted on their next chancellor. The two largest parties, were the Christian Democratic Union of Germany represented by Angela Merkel, and the Social Democratic Party of Germany represented by Martin Schulz. In this week's cheat sheet, Andrea Sinn, assistant professor of history, unpacks the results.

Health Center loses power after construction incident

9/26/17 2:10pm

The Ellington Center for Health and Wellness, located on Elon’s South Campus, lost power this morning after a cable was severed this morning due to construction behind the building, according to an e-mail sent by Dr. Janna Lynn Patterson, associate vice president of student life and dean of student health and wellness.

Vying for attention: Inside clubs', organizations' recruitment

9/25/17 8:00pm

The student org fair showcases the wide variety of organizations that Elon University offers its students. Any recognized club or organization has the opportunity to have a table at the fair, while all students have the chance to sign up.

Elon student struck by car

9/21/17 2:30pm

Elon University senior Olivia Hobbs was struck by a car around 8:30 a.m. Thursday while crossing at the intersection of East Trollinger Avenue and North Williamson Avenue. For reference, this is right near the Elon Post Office and the Town of Elon Police Department. 

Lack of diversity among national university presidents prompts discussion on Elon's search

9/20/17 9:17pm

Since 1889, Elon University has had eight presidents. All of them have been white men. And if you ask sophomore Shawna Harris-Lenior, president of the Elon chapter of the National Council of Negro Women, she fully expects that 128-year trend to continue when Elon names its ninth president this year. “When they say they’re looking, all I think is, ‘Oh, white men,’” she said.