Sumi Yu '15 plays a recurring role on NBC's new drama Rise – a role she never saw herself playing.
In recent months, the conversation around hazing has become a national conversation. In 2017, four student deaths involving hazing became viral stories, bringing the conversation around the all-too-frequent Greek life practice to Elon. According to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, 42 percent of Elon’s student population belongs to a Greek organization. With National Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council recruitment happening at the end of the month, Elon said it is preparing to counteract the hazing trend, should it arise.
Jon Bellion headlined the Homecoming weekend annual concert tonight in a technicolor performance. The rain held off for the duration of Bellion's performance, almost all the vendors organized by the Student Union Board (SUB) and SGA stepped out because of the rainy weather.
"Hello, Dolly!" tells the adventures of mischievous meddler Dolly Levi as she travels to Yonkers, New York, for the matchmaking scheme of a lifetime. The department of performing arts' presents this turn of the century pick-me-up performance in a celebration of life's every moment. Elon University brings the musical to the McCrary Theatre stage this year — the year it returns to Broadway — in a larger-than-life show emphasized by outbursts of mad giggles, blundering gentlemen and grandiose verbosity. The show's stars are portrayed by musical theater students who use their own experiences and strengths to give "Hello, Dolly!" its timeless, giddy essence.
Elon University has an intensive and selective musical theater program. This year, 20 students were selected from an applicant pool of 802. But outside of Scott Studios and the Center for the Arts it doesn’t take long to hunt down the plainclothes theater junkies; there’s the guy in Oak House with a cast party picture from his high school production of “Chicago” as his desktop, and the girl in the religious studies seminar who absentmindedly hummed the opening number of “The Book of Mormon.”
Elon University senior Olivia Hobbs was struck by a car around 8:30 a.m. Thursday while crossing at the intersection of East Trollinger Avenue and North Williamson Avenue. For reference, this is right near the Elon Post Office and the Town of Elon Police Department.
Dwight Davis, late night library specialist and computer support, marks his fifteenth year serving the Elon University community between the late-nights hours of 11:30 P.M. and 7:30 A.M. in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library.
It was a month before “College Decision Day” and Shekinah Reese was between two schools. She knew which one she wanted more.
Sprinkle ’15 and Mara Lucas ’15 performed alongside each other in McCrary Theatre in “Crazy for You” and “Ragtime” while in the same musical theatre class at Elon. Now, the two alumna are spreading the magic to stages across America in the 2017 Pippin National Tour.
The applause sounded and then faded to a slow clap. A man in the aisle seat rose and offered his hand to the woman next to him, his eyes following the performers as their beaming smiles blinked off and their bodies sank down stage for the last time.
Yesterday at Speaker's Corner, The Truitt Center for Religious Life sponsored Elon’s 2017 Holi, one of the largest Hindu festivals, which celebrates spring, new life and energy.
The Epsilon Chi Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity took first place in their divisions at Elon University's 2017 Greek Week dance competition.
According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Department, an emu spotted on Monday, April 3 by the Town of Elon Police Department was found dead last night around 5 p.m. by University Drive in Elon.
Many Elon University students will spend the Easter Holiday dusting pink Peeps’ powder off their fingers or dunking hardboiled eggs into bright blue dye.
Jessie Hoover of Filament Coffee + Tea in Mebane was named champion of the Thursday Night Throwdown hosted by Press Coffee + Crepes in Graham on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Armored in full protective gear—gloves, throat guard, throat piece, chest pad, shield, mouth guard—10-year-old Rachel Ramirez widened her stance. Feet spread a couple inches wider than the width of her slight shoulders, heels raised, crouched low.
Fresh off the second win over a ranked opponent in program history, the Elon University women’s lacrosse team defeated Winthrop University 13-5 Wednesday night at Rudd Field, starting out its three-game homestand with a victory over the reigning Big South Conference champions.
The Elon Department of Performing Arts will be opening its production of "Cats" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in McCrary Theatre under the direction of Associate Professor of Dance Lynne Kurdziel Formato. Formato is supported in costume, makeup and design by guest designer Caitlin Graham ’11.