Maggie Brown

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NEWS 1/15/19 7:18pm

Town of Elon passes ordinance restricting smoking in public areas

Smoking, vaping or carrying a lighted tobacco product will now be prohibited in all public areas of the town of Elon, according to the town's updated Code of Ordinances. This includes public sidewalks in the town of Elon and downtown Elon. A violation of this ordinance will result in a verbal warning or a $50 fine. 

NEWS 11/29/18 11:28pm

Changes proposed to SGA's 19-year-old budget model

SGA is proposing to reform its allocation budget model for next year after concluding its previous model was not sustainable. A proposal for the original model to be replaced asks club members to make individual proposals through the year to SGA online at Phoenix Connect for each expense. After assessment, executive treasurer of SGA Max Pivonka said the organization found problems with balance in the old system. 

OPINIONS 9/23/18 2:15pm

BROWN: Vacation Florence

Rather than using this natural disaster as a cute caption on your Instagram post or as an excuse to fly to your untouched home, use it as a chance to empathize with those around you. See being a temporary North Carolina resident as a privilege and an opportunity to serve the state during its loss.

NEWS 4/27/18 1:44am

SGA gives donation of $1,000 to the Chaplain Discretionary Fund

SGA decided to give an annual donation of $1,000 to the Chaplin Discretionary Fund tonight at their weekly business meeting. The Chaplin Fund was established at Elon University to help students, faculty and staff who are in need additional support. Jana Lynn Patterson, advisor to SGA, said examples of this include sudden illness, injury, accident, food insecurity or a natural disaster. 

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