LIFESTYLE 11/1/21 12:38pm

Balancing the act

Teaching and dancing have always been the goal for adjunct faculty members Kate Shugar and Jiwon Ha, but doing that as an adjunct at Elon also comes with setbacks. 

LIFESTYLE 11/1/21 7:51am

From page to pilot

Alumna Lauren Memery '21 cried when she finally got to see her characters come to life on film last year. After months of refining and research, Memery watched as her screenplay, “They Told Us We Were Girls,” went from the page to a television pilot. This, she said, would have not been possible without the support she found in NewWorks, a drama and theatre studies-based club at Elon.  

LIFESTYLE 10/31/21 12:09pm

Nutritional benefits of pumpkin

Changing leaves, crisp air and pumpkins. As the season turns in the months of October and November, so do the aisles of the grocery store — now lined with everything from pumpkin bread to pumpkin shaped cookies.  

LIFESTYLE 10/30/21 1:22pm

Trending Halloween costumes this year

This weekend marks the peak of “spooky season,” for Elon University students like sophomore Riley Otis, who said she is excited to experience a more normal Halloween after the social hiatus that was in place on campus this time last year.  

LIFESTYLE 10/29/21 5:03pm

Fall musical reimagines Broadway classic

The Elon University performing arts department is presenting its fall musical — “42nd Street” — beginning Oct. 29 and running through Oct. 31. This weekend’s performances consist of two evening shows at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the general public or free for students with your Phoenix Card.

LIFESTYLE 10/27/21 9:57am

Live theater returns to Elon University

Online auditions, masked rehearsals, show cancellations and virtual performances. While the traditional theater experience was modified by the COVID-19 pandemic, this academic year, live performances are making a comeback at Elon University. 

LIFESTYLE 10/25/21 11:46am

Dance research collaborates with multifaith scholars program at Elon University

Senior Emily Wilbourne will present her research on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Tradition & Innovation in Korean Dance event, sharing the richness and depth of Korean dance both then and now, in addition to highlighting adjunct instructor in performing arts Jiwon Ha. Ha, who is from Busan, South Korea, virtually guided Wilbourne while she studied there in both the fall and the summer.  

LIFESTYLE 10/23/21 7:42pm

Fall Pride at Elon University

Elon University’s Gender and LGBTQIA Center held a Fall Pride event this Friday, Oct. 22 at the Phi Beta Kappa Commons from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event had games, tie-dye, GLC information and a safe environment to meet new people.  

LIFESTYLE 10/18/21 9:33am

Love & Valor connects through melodies

Jesse Fox, lead vocalist of Love & Valor, grew up listening to the tunes of James Taylor, Jim Croce and Billy Joel in his parents’ home. These melodies and seeing his father play guitar are what inspired him to pursue his own music career.