Jackie Pascale

Jackie Pascale, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the Executive Director of Elon News Network. She is a Broadcast Journalism major with a minor Political Science. When she's not tackling a story, Jackie enjoys listening to music and cooking everything Italian.

Recent Articles

Taking on a Broadway hit

10/26/17 11:13am

Elon University's fall musical is bringing a classic Broadway hit to the college stage: Hello Dolly!  Audiences will not see the two months of rehearsals, learning music and choreographing every second of the show, in a two minute group number. Instead they'll hear the harmonies of the ensemble, the stomping to the beat of the chorus, and Dolly herself leading a parade. 

Damages in Smith Residence Hall discussed over Family Weekend

10/7/17 11:13am

More than 20 students are displaced after a urinal was ripped from the wall in Smith residence hall, the all-male freshman dorm in Historic Neighborhood. The incident occurred early in the morning Sept. 30 in a communal bathroom on the first floor. Elon Physical Plant is now using intense drying and heating machines to prevent mold growth on the first floor.

On and off, short power outage across campus

10/5/17 6:22pm

Power outages spread across campus Thursday afternoon due to a cut electrical wire near East Trollinger Avenue, according to Lt. M. Brewer of the Town of Elon Police. Most South Campus locations' power should be restored at this time, excluding the Ellington Center and South Gym.  

Vigil in Numen Lumen allows Elon community to grieve and reflect after Vegas tragedy

10/2/17 5:07pm

Members of the Elon community gathered in Numen Lumen Pavilion on Monday afternoon in what was called " a time of prayer and lament" following Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The vigil, which was hosted by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, allowed people to speak and voice their thoughts and feelings. Among those that spoke were Jan Fuller, university chaplain, and Joel Harter, associate chaplain for protestant life.

Elon student struck by car

9/21/17 2:30pm

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. 

Off the tracks at the Burlington Carousel Festival

9/18/17 11:22pm

The cheerful music surrounding the carousel seems like an easy choice. Childhood fun brought to life for all people, whether they’re under the age of five, or above the age of fifty. Brianna Estrada says the festival ride that makes her feel like a kid again is the train. She’s the assistant to John Burgess, who is the real conductor of the trips around the park.

Tent Revival comes back to Burlington

5/8/17 12:21am

It's outgrown the church walls and has moved to Exit 140 on I-40 in Alamance County. The Burlington Revival is back for a second year, and the organizers say they expect it to be bigger than ever. Last year, New Hope Baptist Church in Burlington held a scheduled revival that was supposed to last 5 days.

Combatting cat-calling culture

4/19/17 11:13pm

Elon University hosted the first annual “Combating the Culture of Cat-Calling” event Wednesday evening. It was a panel and discussion that aimed to develop both long-term and immediate solutions to sexual harassment and sexual violence. 

HBO Go accounts for on-campus Elon residents

4/14/17 3:55pm

One of the many resources Elon students have access to on-campus is HBO Go. Ever since Campus Technology switched Elon's television service to Philo, students have had the ability to create an account with the online streaming service for free.

Elon athletes read with local elementary school students

3/6/17 10:27pm

“A person's a person, no matter how small.” The students at Eastlawn Elementary definitely took this Dr. Seuss quote to heart as Elon athletes walked into their classrooms, towering over them.  Sports players from the tennis, soccer, volleyball and football teams read their favorite childhood books to students in kindergarten through fifth grade for their "Read Across America" week.  The National Education Association celebrates reading on March 2, the birthday of well-known children's author Dr. Seuss.  Casey Collins, Eastlawn teacher and Elon alum, says they wanted to bring in athletes to, "show [the students] the potential that you can have, you can be on a team sport, the importance of being on a team, the hard work that goes into it." Besides reading their books, the athletes talked about balancing athletics and college academics.

Not too far away from nature's escape

12/6/16 11:08pm

It's no ordinary walk in the park at Hanging Rock State Park. The most visited and photographed site is the overarching rock at the peak of the mountains. It's about 2,500 feet high and looks a lot more dangerous than it actually is. The walk up only takes about 45 minutes, but it's a lot of steep hills and rocky terrain. The views and the sanctuary up above make the workout worth it.

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