Elon University sophomore Abhinav Nitesh knows he’s immensely outnumbered. According to the spring 2017 Registrar’s report, he’s one of only three Hindus at Elon, a speck compared to the hundreds of students who practice other religions.
Emmanuel Morgan, from Charlotte, is News Editor for Elon News Network. He is a Journalism major with minors in Marketing and Spanish. When Emmanuel is not writing, he enjoys working out and socializing with friends.
As a black student, freshman Frederick Evans said his transition to college has had pockets of instability. Being outnumbered by more than 80 percent of the population intimidated Evans at first, but as the year progressed, he’s adjusted to the environment.
Elon University SGA Executive President Kyle Porro didn’t pull any praise when describing his successor. Porro has worked extensively with junior Morgan Bodenarain while they were both on the senate — most recently this year while she was Class of 2018 vice president.
After a head scratching election season, Elon University has a new SGA executive president. In a contested election that pitted two friends against each other, junior Morgan Bodenarian beat junior Rachel Hobbs to secure the presidency.
SGA Executive Treasurer and senior Eason Warren admitted his successor — whoever that may be — will be in a unique predicament.
Jasmine Turner ’15 admitted to shedding a tear — “or five ... or twenty” — when Elon University President Leo Lambert announced plans to step down earlier this week.
When Mariatu Okonofua walked into the room, Kristina Meyer looked up and giggled. Both are sophomores at Elon University, and their yearlong friendship has morphed from simply being hallmates to having constant outbursts of laughter and inside jokes.
Members of the Elon University community congregated near Speakers' Corner Feb. 6 for the Global Solidarity March in response to President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban on seven majority-Muslim countries.
Elon University President Leo Lambert was one of 10 presidents from higher education institutions who met with congressional leaders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss the effects of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.
Ahmed Fadaam’s personal life was drastically altered by the stroke of President Donald Trump’s pen. Originally from Iraq, the assistant professor of communications at Elon University is essentially forbidden from returning to his family.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The weather seemed to fit the occasion. The Rev. Franklin Graham told the thousands flocked in the National Mall that rain symbolizes blessings from God in the Bible. Others — particularly the younger generation — interpreted the gloomy skies as a dark omen of things to come. Regardless of the rain, Donald Trump took the Inaugural Oath of Office Friday, cementing him as the 45th President of the United States. Barack Obama’s administration has washed away, replaced with streams of an uncertain time for millions. And Washington, D.C.’s, reaction in its wake, much like many U.S. cities, just reflected 2016’s overarching theme — polarization.
Shuffling his snowy inauguration ceremony inside seems trivial compared to what new North Carolina Gov.
Elon University has extended suspensions of the Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Fraternity and the Epsilon Theta Chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity through the spring 2018 semester, Rex Waters, dean of Student Development, confirmed to Elon News Network.
GREENSBORO — Duke University junior guard Grayson Allen didn't burry too many shots on Wednesday, but he did plunge his head into a Gatorade towel. After a season last year that involved tripping two opponents, the Blue Devil has gone on record saying he wants to brighten his image, which has been marred with a dirty player stereotype. The exact opposite happened against Elon University.
GREENSBORO — If the Elon University men's basketball game against Duke University Wednesday night was in March and only lasted a half, a lot of brackets would have been burned. But after leading 35-34 at halftime, the Phoenix was unable to maintain its early momentum in the second half, losing to the No. 5 Blue Devils 72-61 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
When almost every college looked and acted the same, Elon University President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley dared to be different. During the height of the civil rights movement, in 1963, the first black student was admitted to Elon College under Danieley's presidency. And in the wake of his death, the black community thanks him.
For a tense, reflective moment, Elon University senior Josh O’Neil stared at the Nov. 11 front page of The New York Times, which was plastered with a picture of President-elect Donald Trump shaking hands with President Barack Obama at the White House. It was a picture he never thought he would see.
MANHATTAN— Felix Cruz looked at the Empire State building with a sense of awe and wonderment— for all the wrong reasons.
In one of the most unprecedented upsets in American political history, Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States Tuesday. The real estate mogul bested Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by 276-218 Electoral College votes.