Lifestyle


LIFESTYLE 2/13/19 8:00am

Donning of the Kente

The Donning of the Kente is a newer event, organized by several organizations, such as the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education, African and African American Studies at Elon, and the Office of Alumni Engagement.


LIFESTYLE 11/1/17 12:31pm

"Hello, Dolly!" performers connect their lives to their characters

"Hello, Dolly!" tells the adventures of mischievous meddler Dolly Levi as she travels to Yonkers, New York, for the matchmaking scheme of a lifetime. The department of performing arts' presents this turn of the century pick-me-up performance in a celebration of life's every moment. Elon University brings the musical to the McCrary Theatre stage this year — the year it returns to Broadway — in a larger-than-life show emphasized by outbursts of mad giggles, blundering gentlemen and grandiose verbosity. The show's stars are portrayed by musical theater students who use their own experiences and strengths to give "Hello, Dolly!" its timeless, giddy essence.


LIFESTYLE 1/15/19 3:09pm

Elon shares stories through the Human Library Project

Held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Human Library Project provided attendees the opportunity to “read” a book by chatting with the human volunteers who offer up their stories. Among the 14 different books at today’s library, stories discussed identities from different religions, races, sexual orientations and interests. 


LIFESTYLE 11/14/18 8:00am

Elon Watches: Turner Theatre movie selections hit the heart

Since opening in December 2016, Turner Theatre has provided Elon University with an on-campus movie theater experience available to all students, faculty, staff and families. Films ranging from documentaries to blockbuster features are screened on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and are decided by Turner Theatre management with the help of the Student Union Board Cinema Committee.


LIFESTYLE 11/1/18 8:00am

Elon homecoming court nominees announced

This year, Elon University’s Homecoming will be celebrated with a diverse Homecoming Court of seniors, each as unique as they are committed to their cause. A group of 20 students — five males and 12 females — have been nominated to represent their organizations, class and Elon as a whole as members of the court.