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.
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.
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.
Prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, human rights violations in the host city were exposed by the media. Inspired by the media coverage, senior Michelle Alfini grew interested with the Olympics and its relationship with human rights issues.
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.
For every college student, it is extremely intimidating to think about one day entering the real world.
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.
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.
Elon Electric Ensemble will present its Fall Songwriter Showcase at 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
Yeager Recital Hall was filled with energy and excitement Sept. 3-5 as Elon’s music theater students practiced riffing with Broadway actress and YouTube star Natalie Weiss.
Darkness. A crippled mind.