Victoria Traxler


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NEWS 10/4/18 12:00am

Elon begins with the early stages of new strategic planning process

The administrators of Elon University are preparing to write the 2030 Strategic Plan, which will direct the school’s actions in the upcoming decade.  The plan’s creation is four-phase plan. Its initial stage, invitation to participate, has just begun. This stage will be followed by drafting, fine tuning and lastly, implementation in 2020. 


NEWS 9/13/18 10:00am

Are you at risk?

With the craze of the new school year dying down, there is one new policy being implemented that students may have overlooked: midterm grades are changing.


NEWS 4/10/18 4:45pm

Elon to celebrate Hindu festival Holi on Friday

The colorful and lively Hindu festival of Holi will be celebrated at Elon this month with vibrant colored paints, dyes and music.  The Holi festival will occur in Speakers' Corner 4 p.m. Friday, April 13. Following the festival will be Indian Shabbat held in the Numen Lumen Pavilion 7 p.m. 


NEWS 2/28/18 6:41pm

Nation has reached tipping point for gun control

With 17 students dead and a nation rallying in support of change, gun legislation is on the forefront of debate.  Already in 2018 there have been three cases of open fire shootings in schools which resulted in injury or death. The first at Marshall County High school in Kentucky, then Italy High School in Texas and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.


NEWS 12/6/17 7:44am

Elon reduces waste by growing its recycling initiative

Elon University consistently promotes its environmentally conscious initiatives, such as geothermal heating, compost bins, the BioBus system and recycling.  As Elon has been growing as a school, it’s recycling program has been growing in response. David Worden, director of environmental services for Physical Plant, has worked with the recycling program for more than thirteen years. 


NEWS 10/25/17 7:00am

The future of the Iran Nuclear Deal is uncertain

The Iran-Nuclear Deal was signed in 2015 by the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 countries of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The deal was created to combat Iran’s nuclear programs and recently has come under criticism by the Trump Administration. 


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