On Tuesday night, the North Carolina House concurred changes the Senate made to House Bill 318, also known as the Protect North Carolina Workers Act. As of Wednesday, Sept.
On the last Friday in September, Father Paul stands in front of a small crowd of Latinos and Hispanics at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Burlington. They wait patiently to hear what he has to say. Father Paul welcomes them in heavily accented Spanish, an unwavering smile spread across his face. He switches to English and invites an interpreter to help him with the rest of the information.
The bill under consideration, H.B. 318, tightens laws around E-Verify, an Internet-based system that employers use to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the North Carolina or in the United States.
Five and a half minutes left in the half. The goalie dives to her left to block a shot. It deflects off her, but she cannot get to the rebound shot in time.
Haya Ajjan grew up running through the streets of Damascus, surrounded by family and friends. Now, the streets she walked on as a young girl are minefields, covered in rubble from bombings and explosions.
World-renowned landscape photographer Edward Burntynsky visited Elon as the first speaker in the Liberal Arts Forum series.
This post will be updated as more information becomes available. The Elon University Board of Trustees announced Thursday morning that the university has received its largest single donation in history from the parents of two Elon students. Dwight and Martha Schar, P’16 and P’19, have pledged $12 million for the expansion of the School of Communications and a new multipurpose building that will serve as a central point on campus for national and international speakers, convocation, speeches, rallies and Phoenix Athletics’ events. After the donation, the fundraising campaign for the School of Communications has jumped to $12.1 million, less than $3 million from the goal of $15 million. The latest specifics of the convocation center come from The Elon Commitment Plan of 2009, which outlines the need for a 5,000-seat multipurpose center.
Elon University has not banned the use of the word freshman, and there is no policy dictating that the school uses the term “first-year” in place of “freshman,” according to Dan Anderson, vice president of University Communications. The university has received national media attention since a student from Elon reported that the school is dropping the word freshman and replacing it with first year.
Bill Gortney stood on the deck of the USS Roosevelt in Mayport, Florida, preparing himself for takeoff. It was spring 1975.
Phil Smith and the staff of The Oak House have started to settle into their routine as the bar and coffee lounge’s opening month on campus draws to a close. The month has gone better than Smith expected, despite some of the challenges that come with running a business.
Dan Tart sat on a cushy, green couch in the lounge of Argo Tea, reflecting on an opening week in which demand exceeded supply on more than one occasion.
Depression claimed her prisoner and made her bed the cell. She missed countless classes she cared about immensely.
The Oak House, a bar, lounge and community gathering space imagined and co-owned by Phil Smith, is expected to open this week after being delayed two weeks because of pending health inspections and the approval of temporary liquor licenses to serve beer and wine. Despite the delays, Smith is unfazed. “I would have preferred to open when I thought I was going to open,” he said.
Elon recently signed onto a new Institute for International Education (IIE) initiative designed to double the number of U.S.
Tom Mould, associate professor of anthropology and sociology, explained in LasRose Digital Theatre Tuesday night how people create, show and change stories through cultural narratives. Mould, the winner of Elon University’s 2013-2014 Distinguished Scholar Award, shared how he stiches stories together from the oral traditions of the Choctaw Indians to the modern-day poverty tales of Alamance County. “The way we create our own world we may not be entirely comfortable with,” Mould said.
Since the middle of February, the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life has hosted a Whirlwind Tour of world religions with lecturer LD Russell. As of March 31, the program reached its half-way point with a class on Taoism.