Lifestyle


LIFESTYLE 11/5/17 2:50pm

Sand and sprituality: Tibetan monks visit campus

Geshe Sangpo and Gen Norbu, two Buddhist Monks originally from Tibet, were on Elon University's campus last week through the Truitt Center’s efforts to expose Elon University students to different world cultures. Sangpo explained the important values of Buddhism, describing it as a way of mind rather than a religion. Buddhism is a lifestyle and thought process that promotes


LIFESTYLE 11/3/17 4:24pm

Elon freshman DJ prepares to open for homecoming concert

Singer-songwriter Jon Bellion will be here in concert at Elon this weekend as a culmination of homecoming celebrations. As part of the concert, Student Union Board found a student here on campus to open for the concert to tie the Elon community even further into the concert.  SUB Concert Committee Director, Colton Cadarette said Ben Warters was the perfect candidate for the event because of his determination. 


LIFESTYLE 11/1/17 12:00pm

#Metoo provides community to victims of sexual assault

Gabby, whose last name has been excluded to protect her identity, remembers an incident two years ago as “the most aggressive form of sexual assault” she had ever faced; but earlier this month, when the #MeToo campaign resurfaced on social media to support survivors of sexual assault, the thing that hit Gabby the most was: “I don’t have one story, I have multiple.”


LIFESTYLE 10/26/17 11:13am

Taking on a Broadway hit

Elon University's fall musical is bringing a classic Broadway hit to the college stage: Hello Dolly!  Audiences will not see the two months of rehearsals, learning music and choreographing every second of the show, in a two minute group number. Instead they'll hear the harmonies of the ensemble, the stomping to the beat of the chorus, and Dolly herself leading a parade. 


LIFESTYLE 10/11/17 6:59pm

Following her voice: Elon senior breaks into music industry

Elon University senior Rosie Darling has been writing songs since she was 11, and now is on a mission to release one single a month for the rest of the year.  The singer-songwriter from Canton, Massachusetts dropped her first single, “I Miss U,” in June. Though a strategic communications major minoring in psychology, Darling is sure that music is something she will do for the rest of her life.


LIFESTYLE 10/9/17 6:28pm

Activist by day, mother by night

Elon University students have always been part of a busy campus culture. Students often have to balance classes, meetings and working on-campus jobs. Citlaly Mora felt these pressures while she was a student at Elon just a few years ago. The Elon alumna graduated in 2016, and had to balance all of the above — and more.


LIFESTYLE 10/4/17 7:03pm

Nonmajor students embrace musical theater off campus

Elon University has an intensive and selective musical theater program. This year, 20 students were selected from an applicant pool of 802. But outside of Scott Studios and the Center for the Arts it doesn’t take long to hunt down the plainclothes theater junkies; there’s the guy in Oak House with a cast party picture from his high school production of “Chicago” as his desktop, and the girl in the religious studies seminar who absentmindedly hummed the opening number of “The Book of Mormon.”


LIFESTYLE 10/3/17 6:50pm

WSOE celebrates 40 years of student radio

While the community may be familiar with Elon University’s student-run radio station WSOE, few know their call sign actually stands for "Wonderful Sounds of Elon." This year, the station is celebrating 40 years of broadcasting across Elon and Burlington. The station has heard from many WSOE alumni as they celebrate four decades.