Brett Gubitosi

Brett Gubitosi is a contributor for The Pendulum.

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NEWS 4/29/15 6:03pm

Undergraduate researchers demonstrate curiosity, talent through presentations

As students spend their school year doing work for classes, jobs and extracurriculars, some have a little more on their plate as they develop and conduct their own research in any given field. The Student Undergraduate Research Forum — more commonly known as SURF Day — is an opportunity for students to present their original research in front of students, faculty and staff. Introduced at Elon University in 1993, SURF has showcased undergraduate research for more than 20 years.

NEWS 3/18/15 6:12pm

Kyle Whitaker nominated for CARA for Bareilles arrangement

Kyle Whitaker ’14 was in the zone. To perfect his arrangement of Sara Bareilles’ “I Choose You” for his a cappella group, Twisted Measure, he listened to the song for hours each day — while driving, while doing homework and while walking to and from classes. His work paid off, and he was nominated for a Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (CARA) for Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement, which are the best arrangements by individual members for college level male/female a cappella groups. The CARA winners will be announced April 11.

NEWS 3/4/15 8:07pm

Revamped Mel's Good Times Cafe attracts students

As they walk into the space shared by Mel’s Good Times Cafe and The Wicked Mojo Bar & Grill, customers are transported to New Orleans. Bright colors, the smell of Cajun food, a nine-foot projection screen playing live sports and a signed pair of Muhammad Ali’s boxing shorts give the space an aura of authenticity and uniqueness that sets it apart from the rest of Burlington’s restaurant scene. The Wicked Mojo Bar & Grill, a sports bar with authentic sports memorabilia, occupies 8,000 square feet with Mel’s Good Times in the Holly Hills Mall in Burlington. Hunt Ward, president of Wicked Mojo’s Entertainment Group, Inc. and cook, purchased the cafe Nov.

NEWS 11/12/14 2:56pm

Drumming along to cultural beats at Elon

Boom-pat, boom-pat!   That sound is a drumbeat performed by Elon University students practicing for the “World Percussion Ensemble” concert. This semester’s performance will include instruments such as the chekere, dumdum, bongos, congas, clave, cajon and the cowbell, among others. “World Percussion Ensemble” is a one-credit course that culminates with a live performance.

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