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SGA elections 2018

2/16/18 4:27pm

Elon University's Student Government Association (SGA) is holding elections soon, and it's up to YOU who represents your class and study body in 2018-2019 . Voting will run from Monday, February 19th until 5 p.m. February 20th.

EDITORIAL: Better support is needed for students witnessing acts of terror

11/9/17 5:14pm

Recently, the fear of acts of terror has cast a shadow over the joys of going abroad. In recent years, acts of terror — including domestic terrorism here in the United States committed by Americans and acts of terror internationally committed by larger terror organizations — seemingly occur almost every other week. These tragedies can have great emotional impact on anyone, especially those in close proximity to the situation. 

EDITORIAL: Other people’s cultures should not be worn as costumes

10/25/17 3:53pm

For many students at Elon University, Halloween is an exciting and fun holiday where students can dress up in costumes with their friends. Too often though, students and people across the world take this innocent holiday as an opportunity to use other people's cultures as costumes or otherwise be insensitive — even if they do not mean to. Some costumes may not even seem inappropriate at first, but when looked at critically, clearly have racist, homophobic, transphobic or sexist implications.