NEWS 9/10/15 2:10pm

Gender-focused documentary series debuts at Moseley

Violent media. Mass shootings. Pornography. Rape culture. These are a few of the hot-button topics “The Mask You Live In,” a 2015 documentary directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, links to the damage the United States’ idea of masculinity can have on boys and young men. Roughly 40 Elon University students and faculty members watched the documentary Sept.

NEWS 9/8/15 1:03pm

Bernie Sanders to hold rally in Greensboro Sunday night

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, announced earlier today he will hold a rally at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Sunday at 7 p.m. Although tickets are not required and the event is open to the public, Sanders' campaign website encourages attendees to RSVP in advance. Doors are scheduled to open at 6 p.m.

NEWS 9/6/15 10:26pm

Getting to know Dan Faill: Elon's new Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Dan Faill, Elon's new director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and self-proclaimed thirty-four-year-old geek is changing the way Elon students view Greek life, including changing the name to Fraternity and Sorority life. Dan Faill wants people to be able to look past his title and have students see him as just Dan. "I think most of the dance marathon exec or Elonthon exec calls me Dan the man.

NEWS 9/6/15 9:08pm

Benevolence Farm: Re-entry program for incarcerated women

Just 17 miles from Elon exists 13 acres of farmland. But unlike the other 8 million acres of farmland in North Carolina, this plot of land hopes to transform the lives of women. "The farm will serve as housing as well as employment for women who are coming out of and returning to the community from prison," said Tanya Jisa, Executive Director of Benevolence Farm. [youtube=] Executive Director, Tanya Jisa, founded Benevolence Farm in 2007 after reading an article in the New York Times about the high incarceration numbers in the U.S.

NEWS 9/5/15 10:23am

Voting rights rally rocks Raleigh

Cries of, “Forward together, not one step back” rang through the streets of downtown Raleigh yesterday, where hundreds gathered for a voting rights rally. The state’s capitol was the terminus of the day’s leg of America's Journey for Justice, an 860-mile march from Selma to Washington, D.C., sponsored by the NAACP and a broad coalition of partner organizations.The marchers are spending 10 days in North Carolina to draw attention to its voting right record. “It’s time to call names,” said state NAACP conference president the Rev. William Barber II. “Tom Tillis pushed through the worst voter suppression in the country.”

NEWS 9/3/15 8:00pm

Burlington works to bounce back

Visitors to downtown Burlington will likely see housing and more restaurants in the area soon, thanks to the input from two surveys. One was conducted by the Burlington Downtown Corporation in fall 2013 and amassed 235 respondents.

NEWS 9/2/15 8:00pm

SGA aims to increase freshman participation

Three years ago, senior Avery Steadman went door-to-door around Elon University’s Danieley flats, asking students if they would consider her for freshman class treasurer. Past experience makes it easy for Steadman, current SGA executive president, to relate to the dozens of new students that will be going through residence halls and introducing themselves to many fresh faces in the next week in preparation for the freshman class elections Sept.