More than 60 years after the start of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the battle rages on. Recently, a cease-fire was called after a series of attacks that lasted eight days, and Israeli and Egyptian officials began discussing the parameters of theMiracle Mastery cease-fire on Monday.
The economy was the deciding factor in the presidential election for many Alamance County voters. But despite their support for Republican candidate Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama has been re-elected.
Time’s running out, but the cam- paigns for President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney have not stopped fighting for their shares of electoral votes in the swing states. North Carolina is one of the battle- ground states that’s been pegged as “lean- ing Republican,” but there’s no way to tell which way the state will actual- ly vote until tomorrow, Election Day. If campaign donations were any indica- tion, Obama would take the state by a land- slide, as he raised more than $1.1 million here in September alone, while Romney pulled in less than $500,000.
There may not be anything magical about the tiny town of Pagford, where spells and wands are replaced by curse words and gestures never seen from any of J.K.
Elon Community Church’s farmers market has been growing as slowly and steadily as the vegetables it has been selling for the past five years.
The clock strikes 10 and the FCC regulations dictate that radio content can legally get a little edgier.
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh recently called out Georgetown University Law student Sandra Fluke for being a “slut” for publicly advocating student birth control rights should be covered under her Catholic institution’s health care plan.The media coverage of the incident exploded overnight. Political commentators right and left were quick to call out Limbaugh’s sexist flub, causing him to lose a significant amount of endorsement deals.
If she wouldn’t buy it, she won’t sell it. That’s Heather Mize’s No. 1 rule for her downtown Burlington vintage store, Nest. It may only be open Fridays and Saturdays, but according to Mize, the 10 a.m.
“Our Heavenly Father,” read the beginning of a prayer banner that used to hang in Rhode Island’s Cranston High School West.
In the past several years, bills to allow same-sex marriage have caused numerous controversies as they have been disputed, vetoed and reversed. Thursday night, The Elon Center for the Study of Religion hosted North Carolina’s first screening of “Question One,” a documentary about the 2009 referendum vote that caused Maine to reverse its move to grant marriage rights to same-sex couples. The documentary, made by Joe Fox and James Nubile, details the battles fought by the “Yes on One” and “No on One” campaigns, groups fighting to vote to reverse and uphold the law respectively.
The dance department at Elon University may be small, but during the past four years, it has fostered a second family for its students.
It’s pouring outside and it’s a cozy, cuddle-up-in-bed, ignore-the-world-and-just-read kind of day.
The grueling task of paying for a college education — private or public — is often terrifying for the thousands of middle and lower-class families who take out loan after loan, year after year. For some, the federal government offers sufficient aid in the form of scholarships, grants and subsidized loans.
As Susan Klopman prepares for retirement and reflects on a 27-year career at Elon University, it's clear she has seen and spearheaded extensive changes at the institution.