How Elon changed its trajectory after nearly a decade of constant losing seasons
Emmanuel Morgan, from Charlotte, is Managing 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.
After losing to James Madison University 31-3 Saturday, the Phoenix walked to its locker room with lowered heads in its final regular season game. And now, with the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs looming in the near future, instead of asking, "Why not us," Elon (8-3, 6-2) is wondering what will happen next. With Elon losing 31-3 to the reigning national champions, Elon now must look to the postseason.
If Elon can glean a slimmer of hope from its game against Duke, it's this — it doesn't have to play the Blue Devils again.
Before Towson lined up for a 33-yard field goal in double overtime, Elon fans chanted, “Block that kick.” A score for the Tigers would have given them the advantage in the extra period, placing enormous pressure on the Phoenix to score again or lose the game. But defensive end Dre Howell heard the chants. And then he delivered.
The Elon community gathered in Numen Lumen Pavilion Sunday night to mourn the death of Breslin Wiley, the 21-year-old junior who died unexpectedly Saturday. Every seat in the Sacred Space was filled. People had to line the walls and doorways to make room.
Paul Parsons, dean of Elon University's School of Communications for 17 years, will step down at the end of this academic year, according to an email sent from Provost Steven House to faculty and staff.
An inside look at how Connie Book became Elon's first woman president
On Oct. 9, the Board of Trustees elected Connie Ledoux Book as Elon’s ninth president. Book served as provost of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Her start date is March 1, 2018.
When she was young, Yazmin Rico’s house in Mexico — her home country — neighbored a pair of railroad tracks.
As Elon University wrestles with addressing DACA's implications, one Burlington "Dreamer" urges students to show solidarity
National and local experts refute Elon University's argument for secrecy, saying it should publicly announce the names of its presidential finalists.
The Phoenix won 19-17 in it's home opener. And in doing so,it beat a ranked Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent for the second time in its last 21 tries
Elon soccer forward Elijah Agu said there's no other way to explain it. The pieces just didn't fall into place last year.
Bodenarain joins 57 other SGA presidents from around the country to address white nationalists rally over the weekend
She's awake, but her road to recovery is far from over. Elon University cross country runner Molly Offstein, who was struck by a car while jogging March 6, is now conscious after nearly four months of being in a medically induced coma, her father Evan Offstein wrote in a Facebook post.