For the last two years, Senior Erica Schenhals has been doing scientific research on breast cancer cells, watching them bond and double in quantity. "It's $450 dollars to buy those cells so you get a million cells for that much," she said. Her Lumen Prize research grant financially supported her research on alternative treatments to battle breast cancer.
Ralph Byrd of Burlington remembered his neighbor of 10 years, Glen Plester, as "a pretty good fella." Police say Glen Plester, a 50-year-old from Burlington was struck and killed by a train late Friday evening. Former neighbor Margaret Byrd recalls how she got the news. "David across the street told us this morning.
[column size="1-2"] For some people, football is more than a sport. For Elon senior Aaron Mellette, it's a dream, a passion, a lifestyle.
By Neima Abdulahi Superstorm Sandy had some voters in the northeast worried about casting their ballots on Election Day. Sandy left some polling stations in New York and New Jersey destroyed along with neighborhoods and businesses. New Jersey's Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno said people should go to their specific voting locations.
A relaxer (or commonly referred to as a perm) chemically straightens the hair. It comes with a creme and an activator which is applied to coarse textured hair to loosen the strands and make it look straight. Sophomore Aviya Payne has been getting a relaxer in her hair since she was 10.
The legislation to ban Chik-fil-a has sparked conversations all around Elon's campus, and the author of the legislation, senior Lauren Clapp, said she had no idea it would get so much attention. "It has become a horrible symbol that I hope does not stay much longer," Clapp said. But Clapp isn't the only one hearing negative feedback from students.
Hispanic students count for four percent of the student population at Elon University. Some were born in the United States and others come from countries like El Savador, Costa Rica and Panama. For these students, communication is more than just words.
Senior Andrew Creech wears his uniform like a badge of honor and is very proud of his decision to enlist in the army.