Mary Kate Brogan

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Challenging the norm with early graduation

2/11/14 10:20pm

If you think about it, four years is a really long time. Four years is a presidency, four years is the time span between every Olympics, four years is the length of Kim Kardashian’s first marriage (and more than 20 times longer than her second, infamously brief marriage). And when you’re 21 or 22, the age of most graduating seniors, four years is little more than one-fifth of your lifetime.

Moseley parking lot to shrink with start of construction on new admissions building

10/8/13 8:14pm

The Moseley parking lot will be downsizing after fall break to allow for construction to begin on the Inman Admissions Welcome Center, according to an email to the student body from Dennis Franks, director of campus safety and police. The Moseley lot currently has 287 spaces and will decrease to approximately 100 spaces along with a few 20 minute parking spaces. "I think it's going to cause a lot of problems because everybody likes to park here to go to the library, go to the gym, go to Moseley," said Devon Rogers, a sophomore who has a car on campus.

The better making of Elon: Alpha Phi Alpha devotes week to serving, improving community

3/21/13 8:05am

Last week, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. explored how to improve themselves and the community through five events focused around the theme “The Better Making of Men.” The fraternity, one of Elon’s six National Panhellenic Council organizations, hosted one of its two NPHC programming weeks this year, which often include service events, informational events and entertaining events, according to Alpha Phi Alpha president Kristopher Jiles. Jiles said the chapter wanted to use this week as a way to get its name out there because, while it is the largest NPHC organization with 11 members on campus this semester, it is smaller than every IFC and PHC organization at Elon. “My goal this week is to make sure we’re living up to the aims of our fraternity,” Jiles said.

Spring break playlist

3/15/13 4:43pm

Spring Break playlist So maybe you’re planning a trip to the beach or maybe you’re just trying to get through midterms alive.

Non-traditional Greek recruitment in full swing at end of February

2/27/13 8:04pm

While the spring recruitment period for many students is finished for this year, several sororities and fraternities on campus have yet to begin recruitment. These non-traditional and budding Greek organizations all have recruitment on the horizon and are hoping to gain new members within the next few weeks. The newest of these organizations is Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT), a new fraternity with Jewish ties whose commitment ceremony Feb.

London Design Festival continues city's art legacy

10/3/12 10:16pm

LONDON — During the weeks following the close of the Paralympics, visitors to Trafalgar Square, a cultural center in the city of London, found an interesting object in the middle of the square: a large black metal orb. To passersby, it probably looked like an eyesore, but to those emerging from it, this exhibition was eye-opening. The artistic display, called “BE OPEN Sound Portal,” was just one of more than 300 events set up by The London Design Festival, which ran Sept.