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NEWS 9/20/12 9:33pm

Study abroad trips to Egypt permitted post-revolution

Students are able to return to Egypt to study after the height of Egypt’s 2011 revolution closed Elon University's abroad program at American University in Cairo. Students who attended a recent interest meeting with a representative from AUC could be the first from Elon to study in Egypt since the program was suspended.


NEWS 9/20/12 9:23pm

Students take a spin with the tango

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – One of the first things students studying abroad in Argentina encounter is the prominence of the sensual and sultry dance: the Argentine tango. The tango, which is as much of a mixture of cultures as Buenos Aires itself, made its first appearance in the capital city right around the same time as immigrants from all over Europe as well as the gauchos, or cowboys, from the provinces. Each group brought with it its own developed form of dance.


NEWS 9/19/12 4:16pm

Elon Newsmakers: Emily Kane

Emily Kane, a member of Spectrum, Elon's gay-straight alliance, authored a proposed SGA resolution that would remove Chick-fil-A from Elon's campus.


NEWS 9/16/12 2:55pm

Photo Gallery: Call to Honor ceremony

The seventh annual Call to Honor ceremony for first-year and transfer students featured officers from all four classes and an honor pledge reading from President Lambert September 13 at the Academic Village Amphitheater.


NEWS 9/11/12 11:33pm

Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 11th Anniversary of the attack on New York City's World Trade Center. "I didn't know what happened, no one else knew what happened.


NEWS 9/11/12 11:53am

Students, faculty adjust to Moodle’s new features

This year’s course management system—the tool used by professors and students for classwork and announcements—has changed from Blackboard to Moodle. Faculty members began familiarizing themselves with the new platform as early as fall 2011. “Overall, the experience has been positive,” said Chris Fulkerson, assistant vice president for technology.


NEWS 9/6/12 11:09pm

SGA Recap - Sept. 6, 2012

At the first SGA meeting this semester, Dean Patterson gave an overview of the Alcohol Law Enforcement agency and its responsibilities, reminding students that the agency does periodic checks throughout the year to enforce laws regarding the sale and consumption of alcohol. Executive President Darien Flowers then swore in the freshmen class SGA members, who assumed their positions last night after first-year election results were announced. Following a brief introduction of the new members, Flowers addressed the controversy surrounding Chick-fil-a and its presence on campus, which will be discussed further at future meetings, he said. “We’ve been approached by students with some legislation regarding this issue,” he said.



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