The 2016 annual crime and fire report showed that in the past three years, campus crimes have been dropping.
Forty years ago, the Wonderful Sounds of Elon radio station, WSOE, broadcasted its first record ever through its 89.3 FM frequency. The record was “More Than a Feeling” by Boston. Today, the record is set to be framed and placed in the WSOE office built last year in McEwen School of Communications.
When the newly-appointed university president Connie Book testified in front of a House of Representatives subcommittee on the digital television transition, she brought a special guest with her: Lauren Duffy.
Two of Burlington's three mayoral candidates will move on to the final elections after today's primary election. The three candidates, Celo Faucette mayor pro tem, Craig Deaton local business owner and Ian Baltutis, current mayor, have varying levels of political experience.
HBO's popular late-night comedy show, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," aired as usual this Sunday, but this week had a twist that hit a little closer to home. Graham's Common Soldier Confederate statue, located outside of the Historic Alamance County Courthouse, less than 15 minutes from Elon University was mentioned during Oliver’s show.
This morning, the Elon University Board of Trustees announced that Connie Book will be stepping into the shoes of Leo Lambert March 1, 2018 as Elon's ninth president. But students are most excited about the fact that Book will be the university's first female president in its 128-year history.
Elon University announced the selection of Connie Ledoux Book as its next president on Monday morning. Book was introduced to the Elon Community in an event in Alumni Gym on Monday afternoon following introductions from Kerii Anderson, Elon trustee, and Wes Elingburg, head of the presidential search committee.
On Oct. 9, the Board of Trustees elected Connie Ledoux Book as Elon’s ninth president. Book served as provost of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Her start date is March 1, 2018.
More than 20 students are displaced after a urinal was ripped from the wall in Smith residence hall, the all-male freshman dorm in Historic Neighborhood. The incident occurred early in the morning Sept. 30 in a communal bathroom on the first floor. Elon Physical Plant is now using intense drying and heating machines to prevent mold growth on the first floor.
On Oct. 5, 2017, Elon University students, staff and a heavy security detail filled Alumni Gym as former U.K Prime Minister David Cameron headlined Elon’s Fall Convocation.
Power outages spread across campus Thursday afternoon due to a cut electrical wire near East Trollinger Avenue, according to Lt. M. Brewer of the Town of Elon Police. Most South Campus locations' power should be restored at this time, excluding the Ellington Center and South Gym.
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.
For three Elon University students, going home for Fall and Thanksgiving Break will mean facing a new reality on the island of Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico Sept. 20., two weeks after the island was barraged by Hurricane Irma. The recovery is estimated to take years and cost $30-60 billion. As of Oct. 2, 16 people have been confirmed dead by Maria, while 30 remain missing. Meanwhile, the majority of the island is still without power and lacking access to basic necessities such as clean water, fuel and food.
A survey was conducted at Elon University in which 25 random students were asked if they knew who UK Prime Minister David Cameron was. Fourteen out of 25 students did not recognize Cameron’s name.
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.