LIFESTYLE 10/1/16 8:32pm

Bringing together the art of politics and comedy

            This week, the Elon community will have a chance to see “an amazing play that most Americans have never heard of,” according to Kevin Otos, the director of Memorandum—a play by Václav Havel and this year’s fall production.             Many people know Havel, the native of Czechoslovakia, as a politician.  He was largely opposed to the communist domination in Czechoslovakia.

LIFESTYLE 9/29/16 8:53am

Dancers to perform first show of the season

Throughout the week, students have been stretching on stairs and doing pirouettes on the sidewalks of Global Neighborhood. Turing the heads of onlookers, they've actually gotten a sneak peek of "Dancing in the Landscape," a performing arts production that will utilize the sites of campus on Oct. 1 at noon in Love Terrance. 

LIFESTYLE 9/27/16 5:00pm

1st year, 1st audition, 1st musical

The Department of Performing Arts will be presenting the musical “Parade” in November. All of the Musical Theatre students, including first-year students, already auditioned and some of them got cast for the musical.  The audition for “Parade” was the first-year students’ first audition.

LIFESTYLE 9/27/16 7:58am

Baritone singer Cory Schtanz performs at Elon

An evening of music, focusing on a variety of classical genres including opera, oratorio and musical theater, by baritone singer Cory Schtanz and pianist Brian Osborn, will help expose audiences to a different type of classical music at a vocal recital, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.

LIFESTYLE 9/25/16 3:28pm

Heroes for the Open Door Clinic

A group of six women who call themselves the “Hardcore Moms,” were clad in Wonderwoman and Superman T-shirts and capes with a picture of their trainer, stood outside Elon University’s Physician Assistant (PA) school, waiting to run the “Great Cape Escape Race.” As a buzzer went off at 9:40 a.m.

LIFESTYLE 9/25/16 3:26pm

One grain at a time: Monks create sand mandala in Numen Lumen

A soothing ohm resonated throughout the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion at 9 a.m on Sept. 21. With several chimes of a bell, Geshe Sangpo and Gen Norbu, monks from the Kandampa Center for Tibetan Monks in Raleigh, visited Elon University and blessed the space they used to create a mandala, a geometric figure with Buddhist symbols. Carefully placing colorful sand into symbols, the two worked for the next two days to create a mandala that represented peace and healing.

LIFESTYLE 9/25/16 6:35am

Junior publishes op-ed about Olympic swimmer for Connecticut paper

            Junior Alex Attanasio never thought twice when deciding to write about Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui for her Entertainment Media class but is now receiving lots of recognition over her Op-Ed.             This fall, Attanasio is enrolled in Dr. Naeemah Clark’s Entertainment media course as a required course for her major in Cinema and Television Arts.

LIFESTYLE 9/21/16 8:00am

Elon Eats: Just like mom makes it

The restaurant is located in the Target shopping plaza at 1441 C. University Drive  "First came to the states in 1996." [for delaware], worked in winston salem from 2000-2007 as chef

LIFESTYLE 9/18/16 2:47pm

Equestrian Team works to train horses and compete in shows

About 30 minutes away in Mebane, a group of 20 “horse-obsessed” students head to Rosewood Farm weekly to take riding lessons, care for their horses and prepare for horse shows against other collegiate riders. A lesser-known organization on Elon’s campus, the club sport Elon Equestrian Team has garnered a group of dedicated riders, passionate about horses to come together and do what they love.

LIFESTYLE 9/17/16 8:48pm

Former professor of 30 years welcomes new opportunities

            After thirty years at Elon, history professor Nancy Midgette is wasting no time taking advantage of her new found free time.             Midgette came to Elon in 1985 after meeting Professor George Troxler and his wife at a southern historians meeting.  Troxler told Midgetter that if she ever found herself in North Carolina, to stop by Elon and apply for a job because they were often hiring new professors.