Miranda Siwak


Miranda Siwak, originally from St. Louis, is a Senior Reporter for The Pendulum. She is majoring in Journalism with a minor in French. In her free time, she loves reading a good book, blogging and suffering from wanderlust after spending this past fall in London.


Recent Articles

LIFESTYLE 9/27/16 7:58am

Baritone singer Cory Schtanz performs at Elon

An evening of music, focusing on a variety of classical genres including opera, oratorio and musical theater, by baritone singer Cory Schtanz and pianist Brian Osborn, will help expose audiences to a different type of classical music at a vocal recital, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.


LIFESTYLE 9/18/16 2:47pm

Equestrian Team works to train horses and compete in shows

About 30 minutes away in Mebane, a group of 20 “horse-obsessed” students head to Rosewood Farm weekly to take riding lessons, care for their horses and prepare for horse shows against other collegiate riders. A lesser-known organization on Elon’s campus, the club sport Elon Equestrian Team has garnered a group of dedicated riders, passionate about horses to come together and do what they love.


LIFESTYLE 9/13/16 8:33am

Shredding paper to #ShredtheShame

Senior Zoe Ross-Nash was called No-Ass Ross-Nash throughout her childhood and high school, so she tore up paper and started a movement to fight her and others insecurities. "I’m going to rip that up and just love me for my body and love myself for my body, so goodbye, No-Ass Ross-Nash,” Ross-Nash explains in a January Facebook video as she tears up a piece of paper with her long-held insecurity written on it.


LIFESTYLE 8/23/16 7:42am

Elon Jewish Life welcomes new director

Over the past several years, Jewish Life at Elon University has grown, bringing with it increased interest and support for the Jewish population. To create new and grow existing programs at Elon Hillel, Jessica Waldman will be joining as the new Director of Jewish Life.


NEWS 4/13/16 8:00am

Biking for awareness, building for charity

Starting May 21, junior Cody Hoyt will start a summer journey across the United States on a bicycle, taking several days off to help build affordable housing.  Prior to joining the Bike & Build program, Hoyt had never worn bike shorts— until training began.


NEWS 2/24/16 8:00am

The 'Black History Month Dance Celebration' bring inspiration from Ghana

Black History Month is often a reflection of the achievements made by black Americans. This education will take on a new form with the dance celebration put on by the performing arts department, combining an original collaboration between faculty, students and professionals in a dance, spoken word and singing event to celebrate black history on Feb. 26 in Yeager Recital Hall.


NEWS 2/2/16 12:57pm

Decoding the Shakespearean language

In a Shakespearean play that likens love to war, a unique rendition done by the cast and crew of Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts’ Winter Stock Theatre stayed true to the traditional tale of “All’s Well That End’s Well” while adding innovating elements to enhance the storytelling for modern audiences. More performances from Feb. 3-6.


NEWS 3/4/15 8:11pm

Alumnus Jeremy Jones to read 'Bearwallow' at Elon

Elon University alumnus and local author Jeremy B. Jones ’04 captures a piece of his home in his book “Bearwallow,” a collection of nonfiction essays about his life in the Appalachian Mountains. “‘Bearwallow’ tells the story of my return to my family’s land in the Blue Ridge Mountains, of my attempt to reconnect with a place I’d kind of run from,” Jones said.


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