Anton L. Delgado

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Ian Baltutis re-elected as mayor of Burlington

11/7/17 9:31pm

Ian Baltutis has been elected as the mayor of Burlington for his second term in office. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Alamance County Board of Elections announced Baltutis' victory on their website. Baltutis won the election with 55 percent of the vote.

From afar, Elon mourns Texas tragedy

11/7/17 4:16pm

Broken to her by a text from her dad, sophomore Nicole Plante discovered the news of Texas’ worst mass shooting in history, occurred less than an hour from her home in San Antonio. Residents of the city were some of the first to hear of the Sutherland Springs church shooting that left 26 dead and 20 wounded.

Elon junior dies 'unexpectedly' Saturday

10/28/17 4:52pm

Elon University junior Breslin Thomas Wiley, 21, died Saturday morning. He was found at his off-campus home in the Town of Elon.  Town of Elon Police were called to Wiley's home at 216 E Foster Drive, shortly after noon. An investigation is currently being conducted to determine the cause of death.

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.

Class, club responsible for selecting guest speakers

4/3/17 11:45pm

From artists to scientists to authors to lawyers, Elon University students have opportunities this year to meet and listen to professionals from different backgrounds and careers. These events might only take a few hours for most students, but for Emily Hayes, copresident of the Liberal Arts Forum, and other students in the class and club, these events take months of planning and thousands of dollars.

Elon students weigh option to participate in presidential search

3/7/17 6:56pm

President Lambert’s school wide announcement about the ending of his term, mentioned the work that the community still had ahead to find the next president of Elon. “I look forward to our work together in the months ahead as we achieve our goals, celebrate our shared accomplishments and anticipate the arrival of Elon’s ninth president,” – Leo Lambert, President. To find Lambert’s successor, the Board of Trustees created the “Elon Presidential Search Committee.” This committee's first primary focus is to gather community input and incorporate that school wide input into their decision making process. According to the search committee, “input from the entire Elon Community is essential at this stage of the search.” The committee is hoping to learn the thoughts of Elon members on the university’s priorities and the qualities, skills and experiences that they are looking for in the next president of Elon. To achieve this goal of gathering community input, the search committee sent out a “Elon Presidential Search Survey” to the entire school on Mar.

Local businesses hit hard by slow J-term

2/1/17 8:46am

Despite January-term having been busy for many of the students staying at Elon for classes, the same can not be said for many of the local business around the campus that are dependent on the student body. For many of these local businesses, J-term is usually the slowest time of the year.

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