In less than two months, Elon University has gathered twice to mourn the loss of a student. Students, faculty and staff gathered on Dec. 9 in the Sacred Space in Numen Lumen Pavilion, to remember the life of Harrison P. Durant, the 23-year-old Elon senior who died Friday.
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Elon University senior Harrison Pearce Durant, 23, has died. Town of Elon Police were called at 10:43 a.m. to his off-campus home in Partners Place Apartments. Town of Elon Police Chief Cliff Parker said Durant's death is "an isolated incident." It is being "investigated as a suicide."
Buried within a 429-page tax reform bill are provisions that specifically target those within the higher education community. In the bill titled H.R.1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the elimination of student loan interest deductibility, tax exempt bond financing and tax exempt tuition remission are three provisions with the most potential to affect lives at Elon University.
Driving a BioBus, teaching a class, directing Physical Plant, serving in the Registrar’s Office and working toward a Master of Business Administration are all jobs being done today by veterans at Elon University. Students, faculty and staff walk past veterans every day without ever knowing what they did for their country.
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.
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.
Residents of Burlington will cast their final votes for city mayor Nov. 7. Current Mayor Ian Baltutis and current Mayor Pro-Tempore Celo Faucette are the two names on the ballot.
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.
Strong winds have spread the Tubbs Fire, causing it to become California’s most destructive wildfire in history. Two-hundred-fourty thousand acres of land, 8,400 structures and 42 people have been lost in the wildfires, according to Cal Fire — a government sponsered website providing wildfire information — as of Oct. 21.
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.
The increase in Elon University’s student body may be the cause of the increase in prices for surrounding off-campus apartments.
“It looks like a bomb's gone off,” were the first words freshmen, Hannah Clements received from her family after Hurricane Irma tore through St. Thomas, the gateway isle of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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.
For the first time in 23 years, the Office of Student Life is under new leadership. Jon Dooley, who has worked at Elon since January 2014 as Assistant Vice President for Student Life, was appointed Vice President for Student Life last December. He officially started June 1.
Holocaust survivor and Professor Emeritus of Cleveland State University, Zev Harel gave a speech titled “Holocaust Remembrance” in the LaRose Digital Theatre at Elon University on May 3.
While most lottery winners can win up to a million dollars, winners of the Elon University's housing lottery win the chance to choose where they live next school year.
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.
Freshman Molly Offstein’s incident has prompted a discussion about campus-wide road safety. In light of this 7:30 a.m.