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At the ¡Celebremos!: Graduates Take Flight ceremony on May 19, graduating senior Isabel Martinez delivered her fourth and final spoken-word piece to a group of 30 Latinx and Hispanic students receiving bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Elon University this week.
Kaitlyn Moonsammy was awarded her Master of Science in accounting degree at Elon University’s graduate-level commencement ceremony on May 18 — two days before she receives her bachelor’s degree at Elon’s undergraduate ceremony.
Robert Colon of Wilmington, North Carolina, will face off in the state’s primary election for U.S. Senate on May 17, running on a promise to represent the interests of the people.
Democrat Marcus Williams wants to focus on the youth by helping them reach their potential.
It took less than two years for Kingston, Jamaica native Kern Dixon to expand his modest Caribbean-style food truck into a successful restaurant. Manager Amber Thomas said Dixon was inspired by his grandmother, a Jamaican cook. Dixon crafted an extensive menu of authentic Caribbean dishes for the 2019 opening of his Burlington restaurant, Dixon’s Jamaican Taste — the Elon community’s pick for “Best Black-owned Business.”
The three Ts in the name of this unassuming chicken joint stand for “Terrific! Tasting! Tenders!”, a slogan embraced by the Elon community, who voted it home to the “Best Chicken Sandwich.”
Correction: Jerry Robertson was a principal in the Alamance County School System. A previous version of this article said Robertson was a superintendent. Elon News Network regrets this error.
Over 100 Elon University seniors filled Rhodes stadium on May 19 in one of the first opportunities the class of 2021 had to gather in person. From playing cornhole to dancing under the fireworks, the Senior Celebration marked the last initiative of Elon’s Senior Class Giving Committee and the final event before undergraduate commencement on May 21.
When sophomore computer science major Milli Kearse first arrived at Elon University, she worried the odds were stacked against her. She had an aptitude for math and science and a passion for social justice that rooted her determination to study STEM and enact change in the field. But Kearse said she feared she may be overlooked in Elon’s STEM departments simply because she is a woman.
Nyote Calixte knew by the age of 10 she wanted to become a doctor. It was the obvious choice — growing up, the Elon University professor was fascinated by all things science, and the subject came to her naturally.
A disjointed chorus of voices cut in and out of the Zoom call, cheery but spastic due to poor internet connection.
When Tony Lo Giudice took on his new role as Alamance County’s health director on Nov. 30, the position had been in flux for almost five months, coronavirus cases in the county were rising steadily and the daunting task of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine loomed. But ask him about his first two weeks on the job, and he’ll tell you the transition was “pretty seamless.”
The Food and Drug Administration authorized the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use Dec.18, bringing Alamance County, North Carolina and the rest of the country one step closer to widespread COVID-19 vaccinations.
Elon University Poll released findings from a new survey that surveyed North Carolina residents on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
North Carolina will move “cautiously” to Phase 3 of reopening beginning on Friday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m., Gov. Roy Cooper said at a press briefing today.
Updated Oct. 1 at 3:13 p.m. to include video.
Elon students, faculty and staff kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month Tuesday evening, filling Alumni Gym with the sights and sounds of Latin American culture.
Months after the departure of Bob Shea, Elon University’s previous chief financial officer, a search committee has begun the lengthy process to name a new vice president of business, finance and technology.
As the excitement of 2020 spring recruitment fades, hundreds of Elon women are now weeks into their new member period, counting down the days until their official initiation into the greek community. These new members contribute to the increasing number of enrolled women choosing to join greek life. But with a history of exclusive practices, some remain skeptical that the benefits of sorority life truly extend to the broader community.
After eighteen months of planning and contributions from thousands of Elon community members, Boldly Elon, the 2030 strategic plan, was formally released to the public on Feb. 11.