Sophia Asmuth

As the Multimedia Editor of The Pendulum, Sophia knows that a great story isn’t told—it’s shown. The simple curiosity of listening to another’s perspective quickly shaped itself into a love of journalism. With many extra batteries in tow, she looks forward to sharing Elon's story. 

Recent Articles

Not just Muslims reflect at Elon's Eid al-Adha event

10/5/15 8:00pm

Around 1.6 billion Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Adha on the evening of Sept. 23. One week later, roughly 150 Elon University students and community members celebrated the holiday in the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life Oct. 1.

Reflections on '24 Hour Plays'

9/21/15 10:10pm

From Friday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m. to Saturday, September 12 7:30 p.m., students wrote, directed and acted in plays all created within the 24 hours. 

A refreshing take on alcohol consumption

9/21/15 5:00pm

CAMPUSPEAK’s Lori Hart ended her talk, “A Few Too Many: Our Campus Culture of Alcohol,” with one crucial piece of advice: “Use [your bowels] as any excuse to get out of an uncomfortable drug-related situation.” “Let’s be real,” Hart said, “No one has ever looked at a friend and said, ‘Stay, we’ll clean up your [expletive].’” Students filled Elon University’s Whitley Auditorium Sept.

Local Police Parade to Remember 9/11

9/21/15 4:56pm

As the 14th anniversary of September 11 came about last Friday, it can be difficult to imagine that it’s only be 14 years. Then again, it’s hard to realize it hasn’t been longer.

Dressing up in drag for Elon's Pride Week

4/29/15 7:18pm

[embed][/embed] Raafe-Ahmadd Purnsley describes his experience with drag entertainment. Spectrum, Elon University’s LGBTQIA organization, wrapped up its annual Pride Week Thursday, April 23 with the second annual Dragstravaganza show. While the words “fabulous” and “fun” may have come to mind for some, one word trumped them all: “acceptance.” More than 150 students, visitors, professors and coaches from organizations across campus and packed into The College Street Taphouse to support performers who donned drag for the night. Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of the gender and LGBTQIA center, held the title of Master of Ceremonies for the night.

Bridget Creel: fit fitness into your life

3/16/15 4:42pm

[embed][/embed] Bridget Creel, otherwise known as “B,” emulates calmness. What’s her secret? Exercise. As a senior, she works for Elon University’s Campus Recreation as a yoga and cyclist instructor.

'Let Us Breathe': with frustration comes art

2/10/15 5:47pm

[embed][/embed] Thursday, Feb. 5, The Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education (CREDE) teamed up with Elon’s National PanHellenic Council and the Black Cultural Society to host an artistic showcase called “Let Us Breathe.” The event was an artistic showcase of artwork and performances that focused on social justice for the Black community.  

In Memory of Trent Stetler, Elon junior

2/3/15 2:53pm

[embed][/embed] Elon University junior Trent Stetler passed away in January 2015, but his memory lives on through his friends, who helped tell his story.

Voices of Elon: Rachel Lewis

4/16/14 6:47pm Rachel Lewis, a junior at Elon, is the leader of Elon Feminists for Equality, Change and Transformation (EFFECT). Known as the activist child in her family, she consistently questions the status quo and is determined to change the negative image of feminism--starting with Elon's campus.

EFFECT Walk Against Victim Blaming 2014

4/8/14 2:25pm

Elon's feminist organization, EFFECT (Elon Feminists for Equality, Change and Transformation), held a march on April 3 for students to show support for victims and survivors of sexual assault and violence.

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