Victoria Traxler

Recent Articles

Elon to celebrate Hindu festival Holi on Friday

4/10/18 4:45pm

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. 

Nation has reached tipping point for gun control

2/28/18 6:41pm

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.

Elon reduces waste by growing its recycling initiative

12/6/17 7:44am

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. 

The future of the Iran Nuclear Deal is uncertain

10/25/17 7:00am

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.