When Elon University first opened the doors of Lakeside Dining Hall in 2013, they also opened up a world of new foods and tastes with the “One World” international station. This station was originally founded by Pinky Varghese, global neighborhood director for Elon dining.
Olivia Zayas Ryan
As I boarded a plane to Amsterdam last August, I remember thinking about all of the amazing places and things I was going to see in the next four months.
I remember one of the first times someone called me a leader. I was the only freshman in the Alto II section of my choir class in high school.
On Wednesday, many Elon University students, faculty and staff participated in A Day Without A Woman, a national strike to show value of women in the U.S.
As Elon University continues to expand its campus, more and more trees are being cut down to make room for new buildings and facilities. Just last month, the university began construction of a new parking lot next to the McMichael building.
Something about the twinkling lights across the ceiling and local art hanging from the walls make Filament Coffee + Tea feel like home. Less than 30 minutes west of Elon University in downtown Mebane, Filament is a cozy cafe dedicated to serving fresh coffee, tea and pastries, as well as showcasing the work of local artisans. One of Filament’s baristas, Karly Thomas, said that the cafe attracts a variety of customers, making it an interesting place to spend your time. “One of the things I love is the diversity of the people that come in,” she said.
“You’ve changed so much!” I’ve heard these words too many times since returning from being abroad last semester.
Ever since Donald Trump’s inauguration last week, my Facebook feed has been filled with post after post about our new president, various social justice marches and politics in general.