News

Grow vs. Green

3/9/18 3:16pm

The square footage of Elon’s campus has increased by 47.4 percent just from 2008 to 2017. And there are no signs of the growth, or energy consumption, slowing down.

Cashing in on phoenix cash

3/7/18 4:37pm

The specific contracts vary by business, but every year, there is an administrative fee of around $100 to $150 to use the phoenix card system. After that, Elon takes anywhere from 2% to 5% of sales. 

Pulling up to the Problem

3/6/18 7:22pm

Immediately after their first assignment which brought them to College Place with a van load of ten students at 11 p.m. on Thursday. Safe Rides’ operators senior Dan Ford and sophomore Remy Benzel were on Lebanon Avenue waiting for their next assignment discussing what would happen if Safe Rides didn’t exist.

Molly Offstein continues to make progress one year after being struck by car

3/6/18 6:47pm

Elon University cross country runner Molly Offstein continues to make progress in her recovery after being struck by a car while jogging one year ago. On March 6, 2017, Offstein was hit while crossing University Drive at O’Kelly Avenue and sustained multiple serious injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. While 365 days have gone by, the cross country runners are always thinking of their teammate.

Zagster bicycle-sharing program comes to an end

3/6/18 4:20pm

Last spring, SGA implemented Zagster on Elon's campus–a bike-rental program that allowed students to borrow a bike for three hours at a time from stations at Moseley and Danieley. The program was recently discontinued due to a lack of ridership.

Never Again Movement comes to Elon

2/28/18 11:13pm

"The national Never Again movement to stop school shootings came to Elon University’s campus tonight. Students Brendan Duff and Theresa Prayther, alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a vigil in honor of the 17 people who died at Parkland High School on Feb. 14. "

Masters in higher education to launch at Elon in fall 2018

2/28/18 6:50pm

A new two-year full-time program for a Master of Arts degree in higher education starts in Fall 2018 at Elon University. The new program aims to educate the next generation of institutional leaders. The program will provide students with hands-on experiences that will equip them to work for colleges and universities.

Nation has reached tipping point for gun control

2/28/18 6:41pm

With 17 students dead and a nation rallying in support of change, gun legislation is on the forefront of debate.  Already in 2018 there have been three cases of open fire shootings in schools which resulted in injury or death. The first at Marshall County High school in Kentucky, then Italy High School in Texas and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Mill Point residents struggle with cold temperatures

2/28/18 6:09pm

Residents in Mill Point neighborhood have been experiencing colder-than-usual temperatures in their apartments due to certain limits set on thermostats. Though heating apartments was a problem throughout the colder months of the year, recently the problem has subsided due to the rising temperatures outside.

Autism spokesperson Temple Grandin visits Elon

2/28/18 12:00am

Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University and voice for the autistic community, came to Elon on Tuesday to discuss the discrepancies in the American education system, particularly with disabled students.