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Elon community celebrates Fiesta de Independencia

9/15/17 7:03pm

Elon University’s Hispanic and Latinx community gathered Sept.15 in front of Lakeside patio to celebrate the Independence Day for five Central American countries: Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Elon students from Virgin Islands react to Irma

9/13/17 10:11pm

Hurricane Irma has passed, but students on campus personally affected by the storm are still trying to figure out what happened back home.  Elon University sophomore Chantrisse Howard is a St. Thomas native and first heard from her family three hours before the storm hit. Her mom told her only the windows were broken.  Another three days passed until Howard heard from her family again. 

College dropouts: alternative paths to success

9/13/17 8:00am

Traditional four-year colleges were once a must for anyone desiring career success, but the digital information age has given way to exciting new career paths that don’t require a college degree; such as media content creators, YouTube stars and web developers.

Freshman SGA election results announced

9/12/17 8:37pm

Elon University students gathered in downstairs Moseley to hear the results of the 2017 Student Government Association elections. Candidates crowded around Executive President Morgan Bodenarain as she announced the winners.

Cheat Sheet: ‘It gets lost with everyone ... these are real people’

9/12/17 7:00pm

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration policy was established by former president Barack Obama in June 2012. President Donald Trump rescinded the policy Sept. 5. Two days later, Trump tweeted, “For all of those (DACA) that are concerned about your status during the 6 month period, you have nothing to worry about - No action!” Now, the future is unclear for the thousands of people enrolled in this program.

Gate deters drivers in Danieley Neighborhood

9/12/17 5:37pm

When students returned to campus, they found the Colonnades and Danieley residential neighborhoods divided by a gate. Located next to the Violet Hoffman Daniel Commons Building, this gate has been a roadblock for students driving to their classes. “I sat in front of it for a minute, but it did not open.

Elon senior arrested in drunk driving incident

9/12/17 3:29pm

Elon University senior Haley Muratore was arrested Friday night on a charge of driving while impaired. According to the Elon Police Department, Muratore was driving on East Trollinger Avenue when her vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway striking a utility pole. 

Junior member of Elon soccer team to appear in court following DWI arrest

9/10/17 9:59pm

Elon University junior Billy Beresford is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 28. He was arrested early on the morning of Monday, August 28th on a charge of driving while impaired. Beresford is a member of the Elon University soccer team as a redshirt Sophomore. He appeared in 15 games in 2015 and then redshirted the following year. 

Students, administration have different opinions about campus parking situation

9/6/17 7:00am

Elon University has 5,390 parking spaces — according to University Architect and Director of Planning, Design and Construction Management Brad Moore, that is more than enough. In 2016, the Town of Elon's governing board, the Board of Alderman, added a university clause to their parking regulations which would've required Elon to construct an additional 1,000 parking spaces.

The Lone Stand of a Common Soldier

9/6/17 7:00am

In less than 15 minutes, Elon University students can find themselves standing at the base of a confederate statue located on the north side of the Alamance County Historic Courthouse. The 30-foot-high, marble and granite statue dedicated to the 1,100 men from Alamance County who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War has been causing debate throughout the city.