Marissa Baum, hailing from Philadelphia, is a sophomore Health and Wellness senior reporter and has worked with The Edge since freshman year. She is a double major in Strategic Communications and Arts Administration and is hoping to attend law school one day. When she is not in the office she enjoys browsing through fashion magazines and attempting to eat at every restaurant in town in search of the best burger.
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.
The U.S. Department of Education is proposing significant changes to Title IX that will affect how higher education responds to sexual harassment and assault. If passed, the changes to Title IX regulation would be implemented at Elon by next fall.