Rachel Ellis


Recent Articles

Soaring with aerial silks

4/18/18 1:56pm

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. 


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

4/10/18 3:09am

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. 


Community members take different stances on gun control following mass shootings

11/21/17 12:15pm

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. 


Health Center loses power after construction incident

9/26/17 2:10pm

The Ellington Center for Health and Wellness, located on Elon’s South Campus, lost power this morning after a cable was severed this morning due to construction behind the building, according to an e-mail sent by Dr. Janna Lynn Patterson, associate vice president of student life and dean of student health and wellness.


University makes tentative plans to tear down Elon elementary

8/4/17 9:11pm

After a trade deal that was made a little over a year ago, Elon University has made a tentative plan to tear down the existing Elon Elementary School, located on East Haggard Avenue.   The plan includes building on-campus resident housing that would connect to campus.


Administrative changes in the office of Student Life

6/6/17 12:46am

Administrative changes have been made in the office of Student Life, according to an e-mail sent to Elon Faculty and Staff members, and will become effective immediately.  Jon Dooley, former Vice President for Student Life and Dean of students, as of this morning, notified the Elon Faculty and Staff that he will no longer serve as the Dean of Students and will now only serve as the Vice President for Student Life.


Senior Iris Sullivan makes first short film "About Paris"

4/7/17 11:04am

Senior Iris Sullivan is turning her own heartbreak and personal experiences into a series of short films. "About Paris" is meant to represent all types of relationships in an open letter to Paris, the name of the boy who was Sullivan’s inspiration and her first love.


Committee announces details of hiring process for new president

2/14/17 10:49am

At a special college coffee Tuesday, Wes Elingburg P'11, Board of Trustees member and Chair of the search committee, spoke about the hiring process for a new president of the university. President Leo Lambert, who's served at Elon for 18 years, announced Monday he plans to step down. According to Elingburg, the committee will host meetings and forums on campus beginning in mid-March to get input from the community.


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