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NEWS 10/25/21 1:15pm

Childcare difficulties push Elon University professors to seek university assistance

Childcare in the town of Elon is a challenge for communications professor Kathleen Stansberry, and has been a consistent struggle since Elon University shut down in March 2020, the same time her three kids were also sent home from Elon Elementary.  But even after the return to in-person learning, this experience has only continued for Stansberry, and other faculty members are facing it too.  


NEWS 10/15/21 5:49pm

Legends of the past and future: carving a spot in history

More than 100 years ago now, Spanish appeared in Elon University's academic catalogue as a foreign language option, alongside older-standing options such as German and Latin. Several levels of the language were offered, but they were all taught by a man the catalogue called "Mr. Rivera." 


NEWS 10/15/21 5:48pm

Leyendas del pasado y del futuro: tallando un lugar en la historia

Hace más de 100 años, el español apareció en el catálogo académico de la Universidad de Elon como una opción de lengua extranjera, junto con opciones más antiguas como el alemán y el latín. Se ofrecieron varios niveles del lenguaje, pero todos fueron enseñados por un hombre llamado "Sr. Rivera."


NEWS 10/15/21 5:40pm

Identificándose como hispano o latinx

La sensación de estar limitada a una identidad siempre estuvo presente para Cici Salazar a medida que crecía. Marcando casillas en cualquier aplicación que preguntara sobre la raza y la etnia, la primera pregunta que siempre tuvo que responder fue: ¿Eres hispano/latino? Pero esos dos términos no fueron suficientes para describir las culturas y orígenes reales no sólo para ella, sino también para otros miembros Hispanos y Latinxs.


NEWS 10/15/21 5:39pm

Identifying as Hispanic or Latinx

Checking off boxes in any application that asked about race and ethnicity, the first question junior Cici Salazar always had to answer was ‘are you Hispanic/Latino?’ But those two terms weren’t enough to describe the actual cultures and backgrounds for not only her, but for others who either identified as Hispanic or and Latinx.


NEWS 10/11/21 7:57am

Elon University continues to face gender gap

It all begins in kindergarten — the female-male gender gap in education, that is. Beginning in K-12 schools, the gender gap has increased throughout the years, according to Tom Mortenson, senior scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. But 2021 has officially been marked the year with the largest female-male gender gap in the history of higher education. 



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