BURLINGTON — After seven years in operation, Company Shops Market: Burlington's Food Co-Op have announced they will be officially closing on Sunday, May 27. The market located in downtown Burlington on East Front Street, 10 minutes from Elon's campus, sold a variety of organic and sustainably grown produce.
Anton L. Delgado
Anton is a reporter for Elon News Network who has been working for ENN since his freshmen year at Elon. Recently, he has been working on his multimedia skills and has been dabbling with photography, videography and coding. He is double major in Journalism and International & Global Studies and a triple minor in Peace & Conflict Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and Jewish Studies. Anton is from the Philippines and has been in the US since 2014. More often then not, you can find him in the ENN Newsroom.
GRAHAM — Dancers, painters and puppies filled the heart of Graham during the first "Love Graham Arts Festival." The festival was hosted from May 19 to 20 by the Co|Operative and the Independent Artist Movement. Together the two organizations brought in more than a dozen artists from Alamance County to showcase their art.
Barang Phuk graduated in a two-part commencement ceremony hosted in Alumni Gym on May 19 alongside 1,400 of her classmates. The announcement that the ceremony would be moved indoors was made the night before graduation, following weather forecasts that indicated sporadic rain showers throughout the day.
A new engineering program and degree are being offered at Elon University. The College of Arts & Sciences will be expanding its engineering options next fall, from a dual-degree program to a four-year program. This will allow students to stay at Elon and pursue their degree in engineering.
GRAHAM, N.C. - At the intersection of Main and Elm streets, the words "Our Confederate Soldiers" are inscribed at the base of a 30-foot-high monument. Standing at its top in front of Alamance County’s Historic Courthouse is a statue of a Confederate common soldier.
A prayer for the dead opened the Confederate Memorial Day Service hosted by a southern rights organization, Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC). The event took place May 10 at the memorial in front of Alamance County’s District Judge building, 7 miles from Elon University’s campus. The memorial was erected to honor those from Alamance County that have died fighting in U.S. conflicts.
Long-sleeved tucked, sleeves rolled and khakis ironed. Thomas Henricks checked his watch to make sure he wouldn’t be late to his first class at Elon University. After climbing to the third floor of Powell Building, he paused before entering room 302. “Here I go,” he thought.
The Jackson 5’s song “ABC” boomed around the intramural fields as Andy Derryberry crossed the finish line as the oldest participant at the “Show Us Your Shoes!” run. The 5K hosted on April 29, was in support of Molly Offstein, a cross country runner who during her freshman year at Elon University was hit by car while on a run last spring.
Shan Roy, a freshman at Elon University, has successfully designed and built two electric motorcycles — a passion he is planning to nurture through Elon’s newly announced engineering program.
As a previous governor of South Carolina, Haley expressed how great it was to be in her “sister-state.” Her lecture covered the journey Haley took from the classrooms of Clemson University to the floor of the U.N. Headquarters in New York.
After news broke last September that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was being rescinded, senior Ana Silvia decided something needed to be done at Elon University.
"They were naturalized citizens, green card holders and international students — all of whom are immigrants.On March 28, Immigrant Realities hosted a panel where five Elon University members — students, professors and alumni, discussed their experiences immigrating to the US."
Within the final minutes of her high school senior English class, Elon University senior and student teacher Annaliese Jaffe noticed her students’ attention drifting to the incessant buzzing of their phones.
Last January, former Elon University Assistant Professor of Business Michael Rodriguez sued Elon for discrimination based on the fact he was not granted tenure and his contract was not renewed. After more than a year since the original lawsuit and more than a month since Rodriguez filed a 2,270-page response, Elon has filed its 15-page reply to Rodriguez.
Leo Lambert’s tenure as president of Elon University began with the words “You have made an excellent choice and we are glad to have you join us on this journey,” given during his first New Student Convocation address Aug. 26, 2000.
On the first official day of Black History Month, students came together to participate in the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education's “Black History Month Event Kickoff: For The Culture, Express Yourself,” where participants transformed a blank canvas into art reflecting their feelings on black culture.
A year after the start of former assistant professor Michael Rodriguez's discrimination lawsuit against Elon University, the next step of his case has been taken. On Jan. 19, Rodriguez filed 2,270 pages worth of declarations and exhibits in response to Elon’s motion to dismiss his case.
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.
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.