NEWS 2/19/15 9:38am

Elon's losing streak stretches to seven in loss at Charleston

The Elon University men's basketball team's losing streak continued on Wednesday night as the College of Charleston used a hot shooting hand to down the Phoenix 77-63. The loss is Elon's seventh straight, and its 11th in its last 12 games. Much like in the pair's last contest, a 66-50 Charleston win at Alumni Gym, Cougars guard Canyon Barry put on a show.

NEWS 2/16/15 3:27pm

Application process for tour guide positions begins

Each Spring, the Office of Admissions hires new university guides and admissions staff. Working for admissions is not only one of the top choices for student employment on campus, but it is also one of the most competitive.

NEWS 2/16/15 1:18pm

Elon University classes cancelled due to weather

By Al Drago ELON, N.C. - All classes at Elon University have been canceled after 3:30 p.m. according to a email by Dean of Students Smith Jackson sent to students due to the inclement weather forecast for this afternoon. Campus will operate under a delayed schedule tomorrow starting at 10:00 a.m. Classes will meet for one hour and 15 minutes, starting with the 8:00 a.m.

NEWS 2/13/15 8:04pm

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity under hazing investigation

Updated: Sunday Feb. 15 at 8:30 p.m. Elon's Pi Kappa Phi chapter is under investigation by the Office of Student Conduct for alleged hazing, according to Dean of Students, Smith Jackson. "The investigation will be done thoroughly and expeditiously," Dean Jackson said in an email to ELN Sunday night.

SPORTS 2/11/15 10:24pm

Elon losing streak reaches five games as Phoenix fall in Williamsburg

A long two week stretch of losing continued for the Elon Men's Basketball team as the Phoenix fell for the fifth consecutive game, 58-77 on the road Wednesday night against William and Mary. Elon (11-15, 3-10) has dropped nine of its last ten games and sits only above College of Charleston in the CAA standings. William & Mary (16-8, 10-3) got out in front early, scoring 42 points in the first half.

NEWS 2/9/15 1:47am

Changes coming to Elon Hillel this month

After one semester at Elon, Rabbi Becky Joseph stepped down as Director of Elon Hillel and Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life. "We were really happy to have her here, but it just wasn't a good fit and that's something that happens in organizations a lot," said Ginny Vellani, the new Acting Director of Elon Hillel and Elon's Coordinator for Jewish student life. Rabbi Joseph was here for a shorter duration than some expected. "I think that's [a semester] as much time as it takes to figure out if you're in the place that's right for you," Vellani said. Student leaders and families on the Jewish Life Advisory Council were notified last Monday evening.

SPORTS 2/9/15 12:31am

Legendary North Carolina basketball coach dies at age 83

Former University of North Carolina head basketball coach, Dean Smith, died Saturday evening in Chapel Hill at age 83. "Coach Dean Smith passed away peacefully the evening of February 7 at his home in Chapel Hill, and surrounded by his wife and five children," said the Smith family in a statement.

SPORTS 2/8/15 6:38pm

Elon Women get shut out by Wake Forest

Elon Women's Tennis dropped their third straight match on Saturday in Winston-Salem, falling 0-7 to 61st-ranked Wake Forest in a non-conference contest. The Phoenix go to 1-4 overall with the loss. Freshman Olivia Lucas fought hard playing the No.