Deirdre Kronschnabel


Deirdre Kronschnabel, from Canton, Connecticut, is a lifestyle contributor and assistant social media manager for Elon News Network. She is studying journalism with minors in Spanish and digital art, and most enjoys covering the arts and theatre. If she's not talking, check her pulse.


Recent Articles

Always in net: Elon goalie Rachel Ramirez

2/22/17 8:30am

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.


​Women’s lacrosse trounces Winthrop 13-5

2/16/17 12:15am

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.


Elon Eats: Zack's Hot Dogs

2/15/17 8:00am

Zack's Hot Dogs has two main entrances, and around noon on any given day--besides Sundays, when the restaurant closes its doors-- both are obscured by a jumble of bodies, waiting hungrily for a taste of classic American cuisine.


​Elon Art Collection explores history within its archives

1/18/17 2:55pm

A walk into Alamance Storage seems like an unglamorous endeavor, but past units of old mattresses and veneered plywood panels, a unit rented by the university is home to priceless works of art. Ethan Moore, coordinator of the Elon University Art Collection, oversees the handling, codification, and organization of the art and artifacts.


​Debra Nystrom reads from newest book and announces 2016 Fred Hartmann Award winners

11/3/16 10:59pm

Three times a year, the Elon University English Department offers students an exciting opportunity to listen to an influential, contemporary writer from one of three major disciplines. Be it fiction, nonfiction or poetry, Elon students are able to submit a piece of work, which is then judged by the visiting speaker. This year’s first event featured a poetry reading by Debra Nystrom at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Johnston Hall.


Student Juried Arts Exhibition has student work, coordination

10/31/16 5:05pm

Sarah Luther is the only junior in Art 380: Professional Practices, but that didn’t stop her from claiming third place in this year’s Student Juried Art Exhibition (SJE). The exhibition hosted its opening reception on October 27 and runs through December 8 in the Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts.


Walking to worship: churches within a mile of Elon

10/11/16 12:45pm

Elon was founded by a religious movement known as the “Christian Connection,” and while the university has long since traded the “Fighting Christian” mascot for the Phoenix and become unaffliliated with any particular denomination, the strong sense of spirituality remains.


Dancers to perform first show of the season

9/29/16 8:53am

Throughout the week, students have been stretching on stairs and doing pirouettes on the sidewalks of Global Neighborhood. Turing the heads of onlookers, they've actually gotten a sneak peek of "Dancing in the Landscape," a performing arts production that will utilize the sites of campus on Oct. 1 at noon in Love Terrance.