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Correction on March 4 at 11:04 a.m.: The headline has been corrected to accurately reflect the increase in applications.
Holocaust Survivors Robert and Agnes Heller visited Elon University last night to share their stories of love, loss and survival on an auspicious day for Robert. Thursday, Feb. 13 marked the 75 year anniversary of being reunited with his mother and sister in 1945 after years of hardship.
Elon University’s Strategic Planning Committee presented the final draft of the 2030 strategic plan at College Coffee on Tuesday, Feb. 11. “Boldly Elon” will dictate the university’s actions and initiatives over the next decade.
Paul Jaskulski, owner of Paulie’s Pub and Grill, said he opened the bar out of a love for both cooking and college students. This is Paulie’s second consecutive year as the “Best Bar” in Elon.
Located 25 minutes by car from Elon, the Tanger Outlets in Mebane are a destination for students looking to buy a new outfit or grab a bite to eat.
Senior Sarah Boggins’ first alarm goes off at 4:30 a.m. She is the cadet colonel in Elon University’s Air Force ROTC program, the highest rank a cadet can hold in ROTC. Like other Monday and Wednesday mornings, she is on the road by 5 a.m., making the half-hour drive to North Carolina A&T State University for physical training.
Elon University’s 2019 Homecoming Court is comprised of 10 seniors — nine women and one man — who have been nominated to represent their organizations, class and university as a whole. Each candidate is running for the title of homecoming royal to support their chosen philanthropy.
The 720 acres of woods, fields, streams and pastures of Guilford County Farm border one of North Carolina’s 349 food deserts, where some low-income families lack access to sustainable nutrition. However, Guilford County officials and community members are working to change that by donating fresh produce.
After a decade of capital projects, curriculum changes, enrollment growth and student-centered initiatives, Elon University’s 2010-2020 strategic plan is 96.9% complete, according to the plan’s website. In the final months of “The Elon Commitment,” the university is in the process of finalizing the 2020-2030 strategic plan, which has yet to be named.
While the story is known as a classic family drama, the Burlington Theater Company’s production of “Mamma Mia!” has become a true family affair.
For students, even the most laid out plans don’t always come to fruition during course registration. However, according to Laura Kappert, director of enterprise solutions at Elon University, the school is designing a new system that will help students plan effectively.
Dave Parker, biology professor and laboratory coordinator at Elon University, discussed his experience with commercial genetic sequencing services at the Alamance County Science Cafe, held at the Fat Frogg Bar and Grill on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
BURLINGTON — With every foot of the new greenway laid alongside Front Street, the connection between the City of Burlington and the Town of Elon is becoming more accessible to pedestrians.
Growing up in the coastal town of Visakhapatnam, India, Aswani Volety, Elon’s incoming provost, believed that the American education system was the best in the world.
When Provost Steven House arrived at Elon University in 2001, he was given one piece of advice from the former provost: don’t break anything. While holding on to that wisdom for the past 18 years, House has not left the university as he found it. House looked beyond not breaking anything, and he started building.
From theater props to smart mirrors, this year’s Maker Takeover will feature a variety of innovative projects created in Elon University’s Maker Hub. The Hub’s tagline, “Everyone is a Maker,” will be demonstrated through presentations, showcases and interactive tutorials.
At first, no one wanted to take the stage in Whitley Auditorium. The audience sat silently for a minute, facing handmade posters that read, “If she was asking for it, why couldn’t you?” and “Survivors deserve better.” Then one after another, several Elon University students disclosed their experiences with sexual assault and abuse. Each story was different, but they shared a common message: you are not alone.
Elon university senior Amanda McMahon’s school day begins at 6 a.m. when she wakes up, drinks her coffee and carpools to class. She arrives by 7:30 and uses the spare time to organize her materials for the day. But when the students file in for first period, she doesn’t join them at their desks. McMahon is teaching the class, not taking it.