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SPORTS 3/4/15 11:41pm

Elon knocks off Delaware in overtime thriller

For the second time this season, the Elon women's basketball team went into overtime -- and for the second time in as many tries, freshman Shay Burnett took over as the Phoenix defeated Delaware 77-76 Wednesday, Mar.


SPORTS 3/1/15 11:09pm

No. 2 UNC blows past Elon women's lacrosse

The Elon women's lacrosse team fell 21-2 to the No. 2 ranked UNC Tar Heels Sunday, Mar. 1, in what as a rather one-sided contest. The Tar Heels (5-1) rolled early on, scoring 16 goals in the opening half.


NEWS 2/23/15 11:38am

Anonymous website gives Greek life a rating

Kasey Sullivan, the former head of Panhellenic Recruitment, said the website Greek Rank has become a sounding board for individuals to express their dislike towards Greek life. "I think that is just another form of cyberbullying" she said. Current chair of Panhellenic Recruitment, Courtney Sola, agreed. "None of the comments that are made really speak to the values of any organization and it doesn't speak to their sisterhood," she said. The website allows anyone to anonymously rank Greek organizations based on six qualities: looks, popularity, classiness, involvement, social life, and brotherhood for fraternities and sisterhood for sororities. "Looks, popularity, that is just not important when joining a sisterhood.


SPORTS 2/22/15 8:48pm

Phoenix schedule for week of February 22

Winter weather set back several games and contest last week for Elon athletic programs. Here is what is happening on campus this week: On Wednesday, the baseball team returns to Latham Park with a 4 p.m.


NEWS 2/21/15 9:42pm

Elon snaps seven-game losing streak with win at Delaware

The Elon University Men's Basketball team's seven-game losing streak came to an end Saturday afternoon when the Phoenix pulled out an 83-75 overtime win at the University of Delaware. The win, Elon's first since a 94-82 victory over Delaware at Alumni Gym on January 24, improves the Phoenix to 12-17 (4-12 Colonial Athletic Association). It marks only the second win for the Phoenix in its last 13 tries. Up by eight with 2:32 to go, Elon saw the Blue Hens fight back to tie the game at 74 apiece, giving the Phoenix chance to win in regulation with 30 seconds to go.


NEWS 2/21/15 5:22pm

Vagina Monologues spreads self-love at Elon

Valentine’s Day this year brought a variety of celebrations to Elon University —one of them being a performance of  “The Vagina Monologues.” Written by playwright Eve Ensler and first performed in 1996, the play was created through Ensler’s interviews episodic play with more than 200 different women. The women ranged from 6 to 72 and were interviewed about their views on relationships, sex and violence against women.