In 2014, 39.8 million United States households, more than a third of all, were housing cost-burdened, according to the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. The U.S. Conference of Mayors has cited affordable housing as the leading cause of homelessness. To raise awareness for this issue, after graduation senior Jack Pasi will hit the road with his girlfriend Charolotte Robin in a 48-square-foot tiny home on an 11,000 mile cross-country journey towed by 2005 Honda Pilot in a project called “Coast to Coast, Cote a Cote.”
Courtney Campbell, from Newtown, Connecticut, is Lifestyle Editor for Elon News Network. She is majoring in Print and Online Journalism and minoring in Public Health and Wellness and Health Promotion. When she isn't at the ENN office, Courtney can be found working out, snuggling with a nice cup of tea or attempting to ocean kayak across the Atlantic.
Sophomore Anna Corsiglia almost didn’t go to her a cappella auditions freshman out of nerves. But today, she is arranging a version of “Greedy” by Ariana Grande as music director for the Shirley Tempos. “Over the summer I arranged a song by Panic at the Disco!
With job and internship searches and career fairs in full swing at Elon University, students are trading in sweats for suits for various interviews and expos. According to Elon’s website, 92 percent of students complete an internship during their time at college.
Almost every day senior Alaina Kiesel wears a combination of two sun and moon necklaces. This piece of her will soon be translated onto a mural she is painting on a wall in Zenitry at Timberline Station. “I just feel really connected to the sun and moon,” Kiesel said.
About a year ago, sophomores Nabriya Ware and Nic Zuhse were sitting down at dinner when Ware brought up an idea for a new project. She was attempting to find her niche on campus, and found things she seemed interested in but didn’t match her own outward style or internal struggles with race and ethnicity.
Throughout Winter Term and the beginning of February, about 40 volunteers gather with colorful scrapbook paper and markers, creating personal, handmade cards with sayings such as “You are so loved” and “You are important.” On Valentine’s Day these cards – along with bouquets of flowers – will be delivered to the Family Justice Center in Burlington, Allied Churches and Crossroads Sexual Assault Resource Center and given to women who were abused, rejected, abandoned or homeless as part of The Flower Project.
'Elon in my blood': Faye Conally matched brother J. Earl Danieley's commitment to university, communityBy Courtney Campbell | 12/1/16 8:10am
Faye Conally knows the ins and out of almost every Elon University building like the back of her hand. After following the footsteps of her brother Dr. Emeritus J. Earl Danieley, Conally graduated Elon in 1961 with a degree in secretarial science. “Options for young ladies in those days were so limited that you could be a secretary, a nurse or taking care of children," she said. "I wasn’t ready to settle down, so I took to secretarial science.”
Josh Garrett was raised on listening to music on vinyl. At home his father would also have a record on, playing classic rock from the 50s and 60s. “When I got older and settled down and got my own home, he passed me all his old records and it led me to seek out my own,” Garrett said.
Despite the 45 degree weather, Kim Schifino, drummer of Matt and Kim, joked she would have every guys shirt off by the end of the night.
Over the span of nine days, 37 Elon University students were running around with cameras, props and actors, spending around 13 hours a day filming “Providence,” a short film written and directed by senior Kenner Clark. Taking place in a rural college town in North Carolina, “Providence” follows four characters that become entangled in a crime of passion and how a deteriorating relationship reaches its breaking point in 36 hours.
Donald Trump, Oprah and a boy who barked whenever a question was asked were seen on stage at Yeager Recital Hall
Songs such as "Revolution" by the Beetles and "My Humps" by the Black Eyed Peas could be heard inside PARC at the Danieley Center Wednesday night.
An eclectic group of Nashville musicians will be playing music ranging from Elvis Presley and beyond to the Black Eyed Peas Oct.
Students will join the minds of the creators of Apple, Facebook and Google while having time to bike the Golden Gate Bridge this summer with Elon in San Francisco, a new branch of Study USA. For eight weeks beginning June 1, 20 students will have to opportunity to take an Innovation Course and complete and internship in the innovation capital of the world.
Gary Cooper was shocked by what he saw in downtown Burlington. Living their since the 40s, he never imagined he would see rainbow flags and the community coming together to celebrate the LGBTQIA and inclusivity. A pioneer in the Burlington LGBTQIA movement, Alamance Pride on Oct.
Walking through the streets of New York City during spring break, seniors Alli Lindenberg and Nicole Molkentin felt inspired.
A group of six women who call themselves the “Hardcore Moms,” were clad in Wonderwoman and Superman T-shirts and capes with a picture of their trainer, stood outside Elon University’s Physician Assistant (PA) school, waiting to run the “Great Cape Escape Race.” As a buzzer went off at 9:40 a.m.