Lifestyle


LIFESTYLE 5/23/19 8:00am

Elon Fulbright scholars reflect on the application process

Every year, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards about 2,000 grants to recent graduates and graduate students in over 140 countries in six global regions. This year, five Elon seniors and an alumna were awarded Fulbright grants, an increase from four students last year. Four recipients accepted while two declined.


LIFESTYLE 5/16/19 6:59pm

CEO to Farming: Reverence Farms Café

From CEO suite to farm land, one man changed his life to be with family. Bruce Nelson, part owner and manager of Reverence Farms café made the move from Boca Raton, Florida, to Saxapahaw, North Carolina, just a few years ago. His daughter, Suzanne Nelson had invested herself in farming, and Bruce decided it was time to make the move. 


LIFESTYLE 5/11/19 8:00am

Constructing furniture one prayer at a time

He considers every moment at his shop in Burlington to be a spiritual experience. All the pieces he has made since he began his business in 2014 have a unique stamp on it — a Bible scripture. Garrett said this scripture is laid in his heart for the family or person for whom the piece is made. 


LIFESTYLE 5/1/19 8:00am

First Latino-based fraternity established at Elon

Sophomore Kevin Alvarado knew the first day he stepped on Elon University’s campus as a student that he wanted to establish a Latino-based fraternity. He knew founding an organization at Elon wasn’t going to be easy or happen automatically. But he knew giving the Latinx community more representation in Elon’s greek life mattered.


LIFESTYLE 5/1/19 8:00am

Student innovation takes over Moseley

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.


LIFESTYLE 4/28/19 8:00am

Survivors speak out at Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is an event hosted once a semester by the Gender and LGBTQIA Center (GLC) in partnership with the Iota Psi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega and other student organizations, according to Becca Bishopric Patterson, assistant director of the GLC. Students have the option to speak about their experiences in a designated safe space.


LIFESTYLE 4/12/19 8:00am

Dragstravaganza Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community at Elon

The evening of April 5th saw Elon students filling Taphouse to participate in a celebration focused on the queer community of Elon. Dragstravaganza is a show involving both professional and student drag queens and kings. This spring’s show headlined an Elon alumnus, Stormie Daie, and her fellow professional queen, Naomi Dix.


LIFESTYLE 4/10/19 12:36am

PHOTO GALLERY: Greek Dance 2019

Fraternities and Sororities compete at the Greek Dance, part of Elon's Greek Week. Delta Upsilon took home first place for the small group category, while Sigma Kappa won the large group category. 


LIFESTYLE 3/21/19 8:00am

An Iris in bloom: One Elon senior's musical dreams

Jessie Iris was born in Florence, Italy, in spring 2018. Now, just a year later, he’s performing as a headliner on local stages, and his debut album “Iris” is racking up thousands of streams online. Iris isn’t a real person — he’s the musical alter ego of Elon University senior Tanner Mead.