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The human face of homelessness
Elon University prides itself on being a leading school when it comes to religious inclusivity. But at a recent panel discussion, students and faculty were asked whether Elon could do more to support community members with no religious views.
With midterm elections slated for Tuesday in North Carolina, the latest Elon University Poll shows incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., ahead of her Republican challenger, Speaker Thom Tillis. But the lead is a slim one.
The 2014 North Carolina Senate campaign is set to be the most expensive race in U.S. history. Throughout the polling, the margin of victory between incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and her opponent, Speaker Thom Tillis, has remained small. In an election where party control of the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance, North Carolina is one of the most important races in the country. In the political world, the closer races tend to be the most expensive ones.
The life of a North Carolinian under the age of 30 is very different from the life of a North Carolinian above the age of 30. Young people have irregular schedules because of school. Young people have less money. Young people are less likely to have a driver’s license, let alone a car.
While most students may not notice them on a normal day, Elon University has hundreds of security cameras across campus. And for an Elon senior, the number of cameras has grown more than 50 percent since they first came to campus three years ago.
Cheating and plagiarism sit at the top of honor code concerns at Elon University and at most schools. But as the technology around teaching and the professional world change, the need to reassess the climate of unethical behavior arises.
The events in Ferguson, Missouri started with police officer Darren Wilson stopping Mike Brown in the street. The legality of these stops, done by police all over the country, was the subject of the Elon University School of Law’s forum with legal experts from around the area.
Daniel Herr, nanoscience department chair at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, sees potential for better technology all around him, from the feet of a fruit fly to the DNA replication of his granddaughter.
Just an hour or so away from Elon University, music fans from across North Carolina flocked to Raleigh for the city’s Hopscotch Music Festival Sept. 4-6. For five years, the festival has brought some of the most prominent names in music to the state’s capital — some of them for the first time.
As any student knows, Elon University prides itself on having a large and well-attended study abroad program, with 70 percent of students leaving the country at least once in their college career. But Mark Dalhouse, Elon’s new director of domestic programs for Study USA, said with the United States becoming more and more diverse, it has become its own global community.
As technology improves, the world continues to change at an exponential rate. To keep up with a world forever changed by computing power, Elon University’s Love School of Business is altering the courses and curriculum for the new school year to teach students how to solve problems and analyze data.
The question journalists, and particularly journalism students, are being asked isn’t how to write and report, but how to make writing and reporting stand out. How to make a brand stand out.
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With primaries for the Senate and House this week, the April 2014 Elon University Poll shows North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis maintaining his lead for the Republican Senate nomination with more than 60 percent of respondents now recognizing his name.
Students and faculty were invited April 9 to debate and discuss climate change and pick apart why it’s dividing the country.
A touch of Tibet came to Elon University April 3 when Buddhist teacher and expert-meditator Geshe Gelek visited campus to promote strategies for positive thinking.
As more and more high-profile movies and television shows are starting to be filmed in North Carolina, the General Assembly is considering making the state’s financial incentives for producers permanent.
While politicians like Gov. Pat McCrory and President Barack Obama rose in voter support over the past four months, the latest Elon University Poll shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, R-N.C., are less popular among North Carolinians.