LIFESTYLE 4/13/23 4:42pm

Shannon Bream of FOX News gives lecture at Elon University School of Law

Shannon Bream, chief legal correspondent for FOX News, spoke at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro Wednesday evening about social media, being a woman in journalism and her books. Bream was welcomed and introduced by Elon Law Leadership Fellow Courtney Latourrette and Interim Dean and professor of law Alan D. Woodlief, Jr. The conversation held on stage with Bream was moderated by Professor Catherine Dunham. 

LIFESTYLE 4/7/23 10:28pm

Caleb King shares tales from 16 years in Rwanda to Elon University audience

Dr. Caleb King gave Elon University a look into his 16 years in Rwanda as he delivered the 2023 James P. Elder Lecture on Thursday. In 2003, King and his wife Louise King brought their family to Rwanda after being invited to work in the community. In his 16 years away from the States, he had helped build hospitals, churches and bring electricity to the community. 

LIFESTYLE 4/7/23 1:27pm

Elon University hosts Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games

Elon University hosted the 2023 Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games for the first time since the pandemic, bringing together children with disabilities and making them all feel like winners. Elon sophomore Elizabeth Price is the special events coordinator for Elon volunteers and said the hometown version of the event opened her eyes. She said she was excited to be able to be a big part of the Special Olympics that Elon hosts as soon as she got here. 

LIFESTYLE 4/7/23 11:50am

Christian, Muslim community members break-fast together in interfaith iftar event

Muslim, Hindi and Christian Elon University students and community members broke their fasts Tuesday evening. The interfaith celebration of Muslim iftar was organized by the Truitt Center for Religious Life and the Global Neighborhood in collaboration with the Burlington Masjid, Alamance County’s only mosque. While eating, the religious communities reflected on their faith together.  

LIFESTYLE 4/5/23 2:44pm

Elon University to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with CREDE events

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is officially observed in the United States during the month of May. Throughout the month of April, Elon University will celebrate the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans with a variety of events and activities hosted by the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education. 

LIFESTYLE 3/30/23 3:09pm

‘Game Over’ senior dance concert to show at Elon University

Thirteen Elon senior BFA dance majors make up Motion Dance Collaborative, and for the last time, they will share the stage together, closing the curtain on their four years at the university. The production, set to run from March 31 to April 2, is called “Game Over” and consists of nine pieces total, seven of which are choreographed by students.

LIFESTYLE 3/27/23 2:11pm

Elon Chabad, Panhellenic Association host second annual Mega Challah Bake

After a positive outcome last year, Elon Chabad and the Panhellenic Association partnered again to bring their second annual Mega Challah Bake. This year's rendition of the event featured speeches, a musical performance and bonding experiences. The event is being held in time for all attendees to enjoy the sacred bread before members of the Jewish faith celebrate the upcoming high holiday of Passover, during which the most religious of the Jewish population abstain from eating leavened or bread made with yeast for a whole week.  

LIFESTYLE 3/24/23 7:24pm

Elon University hosts colorful Holi celebration

More than 100 Elon students and community members celebrated Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors Friday afternoon at Speakers Corner. Elon University sophomores Clara Watkins and Jasmine Walker are two of the five multifaith interns for the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. The cohort planned this year's Holi Celebration. This year, Holi was observed on March 8, but the university celebrated on March 24. Watkins said it gave them something to look forward to after spring break.