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This week's episode is a special Hispanic Heritage Month episode of ENN Radio. We're joined by reporter Maria Ramirez Uribe to understand what Hispanic and Latinx representation looks like at Elon University. We also talk about the ways that representation not only includes students, but faculty and staff. Kyra O'Connor talks about the ways that representation not only includes students, but faculty and staff. One international student is bringing their passion on the track to Elon.
On this week's episode, Maeve Ashbrook and Brian Rea talk to Elon students and health officials about the risks associated with vaping. Jack Norcross explains why the Elon chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity had their charter revoked. Elon has a new recycling program on campus and what to expect ahead of the Phoenix face off against Wake Forest.
GRAHAM — There’s a small house with painted hummingbirds on the side in southern Alamance County. It’s a food pantry that’s been around for six years. Lynne Pierce works there. She’s worked different jobs in the nonprofit sector for 20 years, serving the county through drug treatment programs and food pantries.
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FAYETTEVILLE — President Donald Trump held a campaign event in North Carolina to endorse Dan Bishop for Congress ahead of Tuesday's special election.
A group of individuals are gathered outside of Elon Community Church at the corner of Haggard Avenue and North Williamson Avenue. The group, who is based in North Carolina, says that they are a part of the ministry Sports Fan Outreach International. Sam Wilking, a resident of Alamance County said that they are not here to protest the rainbow "God's doors are open to all!" doors that are posted outside of the church.
On this week's episode of ENN Radio: An update on Hurricane Dorian and how students are feeling its impact. Elon Community Church's step toward inclusion. And a rundown on how the Elon Phoenix is soaring into football's home opener.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon at Smith High School.
RALEIGH — North Carolina educators, school staff and supporters gathered at the Red4Ed NC march and rally at the State Capitol. They rallied around the capitol to advocate for raising wages, mental and physical health, benefits and degree compensation.
North Carolina teachers gather at the Red for Ed march and rally in the state capital on May 1. This march and rally focused on raising wages, mental and physical health, benefits and degree compensation.
The illuminated sign on a car showing an Uber or Lyft driver arriving is thought to make ride-sharing services safer, according to John Bell, house majority leader of the North Carolina General Assembly. He is sponsoring a law that would require ride-sharing cars to have a “consistent and distinctive illuminated sign.”
SGA held a Town Hall meeting Thursday night that featured Town of Elon Board of Alderman member Emily Sharpe and Assistant Town Manager Pam Graham. The Town Hall centered on the relationship between Elon University students and town residents and was moderated by Elon News Network politics editor Maggie Brown.
Updated 5:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has cleared the Tornado Warning and extended the Tornado Watch until 8 p.m. for Alamance County. Up to a half inch of rain is expected.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke spoke at Natty Greene's Pub and Brewing Company in downtown Greensboro. O'Rourke is among over a dozen Democratic candidates vying for the party's presidential nomination as the first primaries and debates approach.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Alamance County and surrounding areas at 2:20 p.m. and is in effect until 8 p.m. Vice president of student life, Jon Dooley sent an email to students alerting them of the tornado watch.
Twenty-three years ago, documentary photographer Allison Shelley picked up a camera professionally. Shelley, a Pulitzer Center grantee, works freelance and has her photos published in TIME Magazine, The New York Times and her latest project “We are fighters, too” in the Washington Post.
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Glenda Phillips Hightower was the valedictorian at her high school in Burlington, North Carolina, but had no college to attend until Elon University offered her full tuition. In 1963, she became the first full-time black student to attend Elon. On April 4, 2019, she received an honorary doctorate from Elon at Spring Convocation.
UPDATE 12:52 – Elon Town police have identified Elon University students Carrigan Bain and Delaney Rubenstein as the two pedestrians hit while crossing the street. Elon student Caitlin Whalen has been identified as the driver. Whalen was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Ian Baltutis, the current mayor of Burlington, announced in a press release Wednesday that he plans to hit the campaign trail again, hoping to keep his seat in office this coming November.