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. 

LIFESTYLE 5/4/22 9:08am

Elon University Chinese club celebrates full recognition on campus

Two rejections and two years of waiting is what the Chinese club at Elon University has been through. From the first and second club proposals rejected in 2017 and 2018, to finally getting accepted with a provisional club status in 2020, the club has been through a lot. But after two years of waiting, the organization finally became fully recognized this spring semester. 

LIFESTYLE 4/29/22 5:09pm

Local textile mill celebrates 140th anniversary

Alamance County had 30 textile mills running by the end of the 20th Century according to the Textile Heritage Museum. Elon University history professor Mary Jo Festle thinks textile mills played a big part in forming the values of Alamance County that can still be seen today.  

LIFESTYLE 4/12/22 1:09am

ELN: Fourth Easter egg hunt on Elon University's campus

Tonight on Elon Local News, our Chloe Franklin and Jenna Manderioli sit down live with Elon University's dance team to talk about their historic win, hear from University Physician Ginette Archinal as spring sickness spreads across campus and look into student frustration with study abroad registration.