Ally Feinsot

Ally Feinsot is a Style senior reporter from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. She is a sophomore majoring in Journalism. When she's not busy writing, Ally can be found in spin class at the gym, Pinteresting dessert recipes or jamming out to Justin Bieber in her dorm.

Recent Articles

NEWS 5/4/16 2:00pm

Cansculpt competition to raise funds for local food pantry

In North Carolina, one in four children do not know where their next meal will come from. Once school lets out for the summer, these children will go hungry—as school is their only food source each day. In Alamance County alone, 26% of children will go hungry over the summer. Mieke Toland and John Plageman want to change this statistic.

NEWS 4/13/16 8:00am

Orchestra takes on ‘Marimbavibe,’ classical music

With both contemporary and classical music coming from the strings, the Elon Orchestra will perform its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 in McCrary Theatre. Directed by Thomas Erdmann, professor of music, the orchestra consists of Elon University students of all grades and majors as well as community members outside of campus.

NEWS 2/29/16 1:53pm

Junior cinema major speaks at TED2016 conference

When Jonny Deaton submitted his award-winning film, “Joining the Conversation” to the Nukebusters Short Film Contest, he did not anticipate presenting at a Ted Talk months later. Deaton, a junior cinema and television arts major, spoke at the TED2016 Conference February 15 in Vancouver, Canada. His four-minute film depicted millennials and their knowledge of nuclear weapons.

NEWS 2/10/16 8:00am

'Light in the Piazza' explores love in Florence, Italy

After re-watching the original Broadway production of “Light in the Piazza,” Linda Sabo, associate professor of performing arts, was inspired to recreate an overall sense of the theme. Elon University performing arts students put there own twist on the characters but maintain the elements from the original show.

NEWS 1/20/16 8:40am

Students showcase own choreography in final show

The Department of Performing Arts’ Dance Program presented its Final Choreography Salon Tuesday, December 1 at 6 pm.  The Final Choreography Salon featured student works from Choreography I and II, courses that Dance Performance and Choreography majors must take their sophomore and junior years, respectively.

NEWS 11/12/15 8:00am

'The Great American Songbook' gets jazzed

Audiences will travel back to the 1900s and listen to America's historical musical art form — jazz. Elon’s Jazz Ensemble will perform its fall concert, “American Standardization,” in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14.

NEWS 10/31/15 9:02pm

Speak Out for Syria brings refugee awareness

Speak Out for Syria (SOS) was founded at Elon University this fall to educate the community and fundraise for the millions of refugees in need to help the approximately 9 million Syrians fleeing their home country after a civil war outbreak in March 2011.

NEWS 10/30/15 12:00pm

Caitlyn Balkcum prepares for senior music recital

Senior Caitlyn Balkcum will take the audience through a range of cultures during her classical voice recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Whitley Auditorium. As a music education major, Balkcum is required to prepare a recital featuring music from various composers and time periods.

NEWS 10/2/15 2:13pm

'​Harper Regan' explores pursuit of truth

Dropping everything, Harper Regan heads out on a mission to see her father before he dies. This road trip becomes a journey of self discovery as she finds the truth behind her relationship and explores the moralities of sex and death.

NEWS 9/1/15 1:36pm

Get into ‘The Elon Scene’

For many Elon University students, heading to the underdeveloped “downtown Elon” is a monotonous experience with weekly dinners to The Root Trackside or picking up a planner from “All That Jas,” thinking there isn’t much else to do.