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Police: Three Elon football players hurt at party.

4/28/14 2:36pm

Three Elon football players suffered injuries after fighting with non-Elon students at a party on West College Avenue early Sunday morning, according to police. The police report says quarterback Michael Quinn, linebacker Jonathan Spain and defensive back Thomas Hatchel Linens were injured in the fight. The report said Michael Quinn was standing with his jeans around his ankles and had a triangular shaped injury to his right upper thigh when officer James Turney responded.


Elon Board of Trustees grant tenure

3/3/14 11:23am

The Board of Trustees met on Friday, Feb. 28 to grant promotion and tenure to Elon faculty. In an email to faculty and staff, President Lambert announced the following promotions: Granted tenure: Dr. Kirsten Doehler, Dr. Mark Enfield, Dr. Benjamin Evans, Dr. Richard Dion Farganis, Dr. Sean Giovanello, Dr. Gerald Knight, Dr. Mark Kurt, Dr. Julie Lellis, Dr. Michael Matthews, Mr. Phillip Motley, Dr. David Neville, Dr. Laura Taylor, Dr. Clarissa Trachman, Dr. Pamela Winfield and Dr. Karen Yokley. Promoted to associate professor: Dr. Kirsten Doehler, Dr. Mark Enfield, Dr. Benjamin Evans, Dr. Richard Dion Farganis, Dr. Sean Giovanello, Dr. Daniel Haygood, Dr. Gerald Knight, Dr. Mark Kurt, Dr. Julie Lellis, Dr. Michael Matthews, Mr. Phillip Motley, Dr. David Neville, Dr. Laura Taylor, Dr. Clarissa Trachman, Dr. Pamela Winfield and Dr. Karen Yokley. Promoted to professor: Ms. Janna Anderson, Dr. Cassandra DiRienzo, Dr. Peter Felten, Dr. Scott Gaylord, Dr. Cassandra Kircher, Dr. Harlen Makemson, Dr. Thomas Mould, and Dr. Kirstin Ringelberg. Promoted to senior lecturer: Dr. Ketevan Kupatadze and Mr. Larry "LD" Russell.


Three Elon students arrested on drug charges

2/25/14 9:43am

Elon Police arrested three Elon students on drug charges last week. The three arrests were unrelated. According to the Elon Police, former Elon Football Linebacker, Jake Elliott, faces a felony charge for possession of cocaine and two misdemeanor charges for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. According to Elon Athletics, Elliott has not been a member of the football team since December. The police report says Elliott was arrested on Thursday, February 20, after a search warrant was issued.


Smith Jackson warns of potential indecent exposure

2/18/14 5:38pm

Elon Campus Police are investigating a potential indecent exposure incident that occurred on Tuesday, February 18 at the intersection of Haggard and O'Kelly Avenues. According to the police report, a female Elon student witnessed a male driver in a silver Nissan Titan expose himself. The driver asked the female a question, according to an email sent by Vice President of Student Life Smith Jackson. "As she approached the truck she saw the man was exposing himself," Jackson said.


Elon residents arrested in drug investigation

12/20/13 12:14pm

Two Elon residents were arrested Tuesday in the Brookside Mobile Home Park as a part of a six-month-long joint drug investigation led by the Elon Police Department. Elon Police executed a search warrant and arrested Kionne McLaughlin, 24, and Scott Beatty, 25, both of 660 Manning Ave., Lot 9. According to a press release from the Elon Police Department, McLaughlin and Beatty are both affiliated with the "Crips" gang and are traced back to a string of residential break-ins. Elon Police recovered several stolen items including two Elon Baseball championship rings. Police also seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia from McLaughlin and Beatty.


"Embrace the grind." Coach Skrosky promises discipline

12/12/13 2:26pm

Walking into the news conference Thursday afternoon, Rich Skrosky wanted to know whether or not he could get another year of eligibility from Elon Football alumnus, Scott Riddle. But when the new football coach addressed a crowd of fans and media representing a team coming off a 2-10 season, there was no talk of wins and losses. "Our whole thing is going to be come to work every day," said Skrosky.


United States files for extension in Alexis Gray's trial

12/8/13 11:47pm

Federal attorneys representing the United States of America are asking a federal judge to extend their time to respond to the defense's motion of particulars from December 9 to December 16. The United States was told to respond to Alexis Gray's attorneys requests for details on Gray's alleged intent to kill, injure or harass and for any information on what "crime of violence" Gray is accused of committing. Gray, 20 of Holland, Pennsylvania, is facing a federal felony charge of traveling in interstate commerce to commit a crime of violence against a dating partner. Gray was arrested last November outside the Danieley Center at Elon with a rifle in her car.


Elon Head Football coach Jason Swepson fired

11/25/13 10:56pm

Athletic Director David Blank announced today that Elon's head football coach, Jason Swepson, has been fired. "I want to thank Coach Swepson for his hard work and dedication to our football program during his time at Elon," Blank said.


Alexis Gray charged in federal court

11/15/13 6:38pm

Alexis Gray, the 19-year-old who came to Elon's campus last year with a rifle, now faces federal charges in United States District Court. According to federal court documents, Gray was charged on Oct.


Wheel of Fortune Auditions Coming to Burlington

11/6/13 4:29pm

Ever want to buy a vowel? Now's your chance. The Wheel of Fortune's Wheelmobile is coming to Burlington on Saturday, November 16, and people will have the opportunity to audition for the popular game show. Fans can fill out an application, and if their name is drawn at random, they will have the opportunity to play a simulated version of Wheel of Fortune onstage for the chance to win prizes and be evaluated as a potential contestant for the broadcast version of the show. Auditions will be at Alamance Crossing from 1-5 p.m between Kohl's and Dillard's. Staff members from the Wheel of Fortune promotions team will be handing out applications one hour before each show begins.


2014 Elon Football CAA Schedule Released

11/5/13 8:40am

The 2013 football season isn't over yet, but Elon's inaugural football schedule in the Colonial Athletic Association has been released. Elon's first home CAA matchup will be against the University of New Hampshire on Oct.