Christina Elias

Christina Elias is a freshman from Kansas City majoring in Journalism and Political Science, and is an assistant news editor and a design editor for The Pendulum. When she's not obsessively stalking news outlets on Twitter, she's usually trying to bribe someone to take her to Burger King.

Recent Articles

Service in Solidarity

1/17/18 7:00am

The assistant director for the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education (CREDE), Bell, knew that the event was celebrated annually at Elon University, a similar trend for the majority of college campuses. But Bell wanted to be different in honoring the civil rights icon. When he sat down to think, the question Bell wanted answered was how Elon would do the greatest amount of service involving the most amount of people. 

Seminar ditches cash for time-based currency

5/4/17 11:24am

When students return to Elon University in the fall, there will be a new way to find a ride to Harris Teeter. The Better Alamance Timebank — a way for students and community members alike to acquire hours that act as currency through service — will officially launch May 9.

Michelle Obama focuses on the future at NC State rally

10/6/16 10:56am

During First Lady Michelle Obama’s rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of the 2016 presidential election and how key issues will unfold over the course of the next presidency. She regularly referenced the importance of voting and told attendees how to get involved as volunteers registered students before and after the event on the behalf of the Clinton campaign.. Obama spoke at Reynolds Coliseum at North Carolina State University at 3 p.m.

Rain forecast for tomorrow's Commencement

5/20/16 12:05pm

Elon University experienced backlash from students and families after sending a letter last fall explaining that because of School of Communications construction, seniors’ families would be limited to four Commencement tickets.

Global Education Center announces photo contest winners

4/27/16 2:07am

Elon University’s Global Education Center (GEC) announced the winners of its annual photo contest Monday, featuring student-submittedphotos of their Study Abroad or Study USA programs. Winners were selected from three different categories and won a variety of prizes.

Elon addresses campus parking issue

4/20/16 11:49am

Even before the announcement of an expansion to the Love School of Business, students complained about parking. Now that construction is slotted to take place in the McMichael parking lot for the new building, there are concerns that student parking on campus will be even more scarce.

Honors Program names new director

4/8/16 4:49pm

Lynn Huber, associate professor of religious studies and chair of the Department of Religious Studies, will be the new Honors Program director beginning fall 2017. She will succeed the current director, professor of anthropology Tom Mould, after shadowing him throughout the upcoming academic year. Mould will remain on staff as an anthropology professor.

Protests erupt at love-centric Trump rally

3/10/16 3:25am

Republican businessman Donald Trump delivered an unusually positive message during his rally Wednesday night in Fayetteville. But as he expressed his gratitude to those in the armed forces and said he loved Hispanics, angst and divide grew during and after the event.

Clinton, Sanders defend policy records

3/7/16 5:26pm

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) faced off in the latest Democratic presidential debate Sunday night in Flint, Michigan, focusing largely on policy differences.

Freshman Starts social justice Living Learning Community

2/13/16 2:49pm

A new student-led Living Learning Community (LLC) called the Hall for Change will offer residents opportunities to discuss current events, raise awareness of social justice issues and participate in service. Freshman Amy Belfer was inspired to create a place for Elon University students to come together to learn more about what is happening on campus, in the local community and internationally. Belfer said she realized the university did not have a social justice house like other universities.

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