Rachel Ellis


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NEWS 2/14/19 12:20pm

Elon community members reflect on Parkland shooting

On this first anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some members of the Elon community spent this morning honoring and remembering the victims and brought the campus together to reflect on the past year.


NEWS 10/4/18 6:37pm

Strength in Numbers and Allies

The #MeToo and Times Up Movements have repeatedly made headlines over the past year.  This week, sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh fueled the conversation once again. 


NEWS 9/16/18 8:05pm

Burlington inmates aide in storm recovery

A community taking action this week as people from all over the southeastern region fled Florence. “This is a trying time and experience for people who haven't seen the magnitude of a hurricane," said Red Cross Facility Coordinator Kevin Hinton.


LIFESTYLE 4/18/18 1:56pm

Soaring with aerial silks

Recently, members of the Zenitry family received news that the owner of the studio is stepping down in order to care for her newborn baby, and if a replacement is not found soon, the studio will close by the end of May. 


NEWS 4/10/18 3:09am

Students use social media to spread a ‘Body Positive’ Message

Elon University junior Jennifer Finkelstein struggled with eating disorders and body image throughout her high school years. When she came to Elon, all she wanted was a sense of hope for a more positive experience and future. However, transitioning to college life with a mental illness became difficult. 


NEWS 11/21/17 12:15pm

Community members take different stances on gun control following mass shootings

The United States experienced two of the worst mass shootings in modern history only 36 days apart; just over a month's time. But, while many are mourning, the issue of gun control has reared its ugly head — again. While these violent acts have contributed to speculations about guns, others believe guns are a form of protection in violent situations. Both sides of the spectrum are present at Elon University's campus and the Burlington community. 


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