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NEWS 2/27/19 8:00am

As crisis at home intensifies, Venezuelan students watch from afar

Thousands of miles from Elon, a nation is in crisis. Millions of Venezuelans have left their country in a mass exodus, fleeing a plummeting quality of life. While thousands hike across land borders every day, seeking refuge from food and medicine shortages and street violence, others have departed for the United States, and some of them have ended up here in Elon University.


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 2/14/19 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.