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NEWS 9/4/13 12:41am

Campus Recreation installs new gym equipment in accordance with improvement plan

Elon University’s Stewart Fitness Center has changed — but not by way of adding additional floors this time. This summer, Campus Recreation installed several new pieces of equipment in accordance with the fitness equipment replacement plan. “We had equipment that was anywhere from 10 to 19 years old,” said Peter Tulchinsky, director of Campus Recreation at Elon.


NEWS 9/2/13 11:38pm

SGA Swears In New Sophomore Class Leaders

Elon's Student Government Association swore in three new members on Thursday to replace three sophomore class members who resigned over the summer. Former Sophomore Class Vice President Ruth Robinson, Class Secretary Natasha Schettini and Senator Conor Janda all resigned over the summer. SGA was not given reasons for their resignations, and all three refused to comment when contacted. Students Matthew Crehan, Madison Gosselin and Brittany Armstead


NEWS 9/2/13 11:33pm

Third Time is a Charm: Men's Soccer Goes for a 3-Peat.

Some sports teams never make it to a championship, much less win it. But, for the Elon Men's Soccer team, winning the "big game" has become a custom. For the past two seasons, Elon finished first in the Southern Conference, most recently defeating Wofford with a 2-1 score to claim the 2012 title. The team looks for much of the same heading into the fall 2013 season. "We're feeling good about it (winning the title)," junior Goal-Keeper Nathan Dean said.


NEWS 8/27/13 11:25pm

Global Village Construction Update

Although construction on the Global Village continues, buildings four and five are completed. These buildings are currently housing learning communities such as the International Learning-Living community and the Spanish Learning-Living community. Regular dormitories are also located in these building and will house mostly first year students.


NEWS 8/27/13 11:13pm

Is Elon The Most Beautiful College Campus?

If you've been on Facebook lately, odds are you saw an article by thebestcolleges.org listing Elon as the most beautiful college campus. The list ranks Elon above Kenyon College, Sewanee: The University of the South and Pepperdine University. Elon has been at the top of the list since 2011. "Everyone was so excited Elon was the number one most beautiful campus," Associate Professor of Computing Sciences, Dr. Megan Squire said.


NEWS 8/27/13 9:27pm

Elon Businesses Closing

"We didn't have enough local business to stay open," Chris Russell owner of Town Table and College Street Taphouse, said. Both businesses closed their doors over the summer for economic reasons, even though they were hotspots just outside of Elon's campus. Though it wasn't the summer that closed the restaurant and bar, it did not help Russell.


NEWS 8/26/13 1:37am

Elon leaders give advice at New Student Convocation

Families gathered Under the Oaks for Elon University's New Student Convocation on Saturday morning, August 24 . During convocation, first year students were able to gain knowledge from Elon University leaders. Welsford Bishopric, SGA President, told the new students to reflect on their past, but to also work toward their futures. President Leo Lambert also addressed the new students with words of advice. "Practice the arts of tolerance, understanding, and kindness during your days as an Elon student," President Lambert said. Following convocation, new students received their acorns and officially began their journey as Elon students. [div class="aligncenter"][/div]


NEWS 7/17/13 3:13pm

Steve Wozniak Coming to Elon

Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak will be the keynote speaker for Elon's Fall Convocation. "Fostering Creativity & Innovation in a Technical Environment," will take place on October 3 at 3:30 p.m.


NEWS 7/9/13 6:18pm

Elon Dining Adds Two Options

Elon students will soon be able to enjoy biscuits and burritos on campus. Biscuitville and Qdoba Mexican Grill are opening at Elon and will be available as retail options on meal plan this fall. Biscuitville will join Topio's and Freshii in the Winter Garden Cafe.


NEWS 7/1/13 3:53pm

Elon Town Manager Passes Away

Elon's town manager of 23 years, Mike Dula, died Sunday June 30. He was 63-years-old and battled cancer for several months, according to the Burlington Times-News. Dula supervised projects including Elon University's construction and the Town of Elon housing expansion.


NEWS 6/15/13 6:59pm

Home Invasion at Gun Point

Police responded to a gunpoint home invasion robbery at 4 a.m. Saturday on the 200 block of Neal Street. Elon Town Police are searching for two suspects.


NEWS 6/13/13 9:52am

Private School Police Bill Signed by Gov. McCrory

A bill that makes police records at private universities available to the public was signed by Governor Pat McCrory on Wednesday. The bill, NC H142, stems from a lawsuit filed against Elon University by Nick Ochsner, an Elon alumnus and former reporter for our newscast. Elon Campus Police and other North Carolina private college police agencies are now required to disclose narrative descriptions of details surrounding arrests as well as 911 calls when requested. Ochsner sued the university after being denied a complete incident report from Elon Campus Safety and Police regarding the arrest of an Elon student.