NEWS 10/16/19 8:00am

Refugees farming for change in Chapel Hill

Just down the path from where students disembarked from their vehicles were steaming pots of traditional Burmese dishes, children at play and volunteers chatting with local community members. This incubator farm, also a cultural center for Burmese refugees, hosts community events as a form of local outreach.

NEWS 10/11/19 8:45am

ENN Radio Oct. 11, 2019

In this week's episode of ENN Radio Christian Galvano explains what we know about the gunfire that happened outside the Chabad House. The Inn at Elon is set to open January 6 and we will hear from Lauren Singles on how Elon plans to use the inn for university advancement. Mackenzie Wilkes tells us the goals of the candidates for mayor of the City of Burlington ahead of November's general election. 

NEWS 10/10/19 12:00am

Referrals and arrests at Elon rise from past years

Arrests and referrals for drug and liquor related violations jumped at Elon University from 2016 to 2018. Elon is the only school among its peer institutions to see a percentage increase in all four drug and liquor categories, according to data from campus police departments, published in federally required reports.

NEWS 10/9/19 8:00am

Local Farm doing its part to fight hunger in the area

The 720 acres of woods, fields, streams and pastures of Guilford County Farm border one of North Carolina’s 349 food deserts, where some low-income families lack access to sustainable nutrition. However, Guilford County officials and community members are working to change that by donating fresh produce.

LIFESTYLE 10/16/19 6:54pm

What to do and where to go over fall break

Though things are beginning to slow down, this week gives anyone sticking around the area a great opportunity to see what the local community has to offer. Over the break, students, families and community members can find a number of upcoming fall events happening nearby. Check out these top picks to get yourself up and out the door before classes start again Monday.  

NEWS 10/16/19 12:00pm

Young Musicians of Alamance are making music and creating change

Chatter fills the room as an assortment of about 60 elementary, middle and high students of the Young Musicians of Alamance program unpack their instruments in First Reformed United Church. The program serves children in Title 1 schools across Alamance county by providing music education.

NEWS 10/12/19 12:38pm

Dodge ball tournament brings people together

Relay for Life and Club Baseball hosted their annual “Dodge for a Cause” fundraiser on Oct. 11. This is Relay for Life’s third year hosting the beloved dodgeball tournament and the second year of hosting the event in collaboration with Club Baseball.

NEWS 10/11/19 8:24am

Thinking like a lawyer: Preet Bharara addresses Elon Law

Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, spoke to Elon University School of Law students and faculty as well as members of the Greensboro community Thursday night. Bharara’s talk, part of the Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series hosted at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, centered around his legal experience, and how it informs his day-to-day life. 

NEWS 10/11/19 8:00am

National movement gets support from Sierra Student Coalition

Among the bustling College Coffee crowd sits a bare table with two students and a few papers laid out. The students are a part of the Sierra Student Coalition, a group of Elon students motivated to bring awareness to environmental issues through discussion, activism and service. 

NEWS 10/11/19 8:00am

Sierra Student Coalition promotes local engagement

The Sierra Student Coalition at Elon University works to forge a better relationship between people and the environment. The Sierra Student Coalition is part of the larger non-profit environmental organization, Sierra Club, which has operated in the U.S. since 1892.