LIFESTYLE 8/27/22 3:54pm

Elon University alumni host ‘biggest challenge yet’ on campus

Joey Gizzi and Steven Lannum, hosts of AreYouKiddingTV, returned to Elon University to host a series of challenges where Elon students could win prizes. One of the challenges this weekend was the duo's biggest one yet and included three locations. AreYouKiddingTV is set to return to campus for more challenges and fun on Homecoming Weekend.

LIFESTYLE 8/20/22 2:14pm

Elon University hosts family send-off picnic

Following New Student Convocation Aug. 20, freshmen and their families gathered just outside of Lakeside Dining Hall for the family picnic. For many families, this is the last meal they will share with their children before heading home and leaving them to start the 2022-23 academic year. 

LIFESTYLE 7/29/22 1:37pm

Getting to know William Dissen: a new addition to Elon Dining

The quick-service restaurant opened its only other location in 2018 at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. The menu features southern fried chicken sandwiches and baskets with sides such as macaroni and cheese, waffle fries and coleslaw. Billy D’s will be available as a retail option for students who have purchased a meal plan, and the Chicken Shack downstairs in McEwen Food Hall will be discontinued. 

OPINIONS 6/6/22 1:27pm

2022 summer reading guide

From reading on vacation to a few pages before bed, the summer can be the perfect time to dive into a new book. Whether you’re rolling out a towel on the beach or in your backyard, Elon News Network has five books to add to your “to-be-read” pile this summer.

LIFESTYLE 6/4/22 9:17am

How to celebrate Pride Month in and around Alamance County

Celebrated in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, Pride Month commemorates LGBTQIA+ communities, their ongoing pursuit for equal justice under the law and their accomplishments. Garay said when they look at queer history, they start with Stonewall but also reflect on the events that came after, such as the 2015 Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.

LIFESTYLE 5/20/22 1:07pm

A look into Elon University commencement setup

During the week prior to the both undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, contractors and staff from Elon University prepared numerous venues for ceremonies. A majority of the preparations inside Elon University’s Schar Center, the venue for the undergraduate graduation ceremony, began on Friday, May 13. 

LIFESTYLE 5/19/22 11:59am

Elon University LGBTQIA+ communities respond to targeted legislation

Over 200 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills have been introduced across almost 40 states in 2022 so far, according to the LGBTQIA+ rights group Freedom For All Americans. One highly publicized example is Florida’s HB 1557 — commonly called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill — which was passed in late March by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill censors language in schools on gender identity and sexual orientation from kindergarten to third grade.