LIFESTYLE 5/11/19 8:00am

Constructing furniture one prayer at a time

He considers every moment at his shop in Burlington to be a spiritual experience. All the pieces he has made since he began his business in 2014 have a unique stamp on it — a Bible scripture. Garrett said this scripture is laid in his heart for the family or person for whom the piece is made. 

NEWS 5/7/19 8:00am

CHEAT SHEET: Everything you need to know about Brexit

Brexit, the term for the “British Exit,” refers to the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) that was voted on June 23, 2016. Safia Swimelar, associate professor of political science and policy studies, discusses the implications of the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU.

NEWS 5/6/19 8:00am

NC law would require rideshares to have an illuminated sign

The illuminated sign on a car showing an Uber or Lyft driver arriving is thought to make ride-sharing services safer, according to John Bell, house majority leader of the North Carolina General Assembly. He is sponsoring a law that would require ride-sharing cars to have a “consistent and distinctive illuminated sign.”

SPORTS 5/3/19 6:41pm

Harwood named first-ever Elon CAA Golfer of the Year

Junior golfer William Harwood was selected the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Golfer of the Year as selected by the nine conference head coaches.  This award makes the junior from Colombia, South Carolina, the first CAA Golfer of the Year in Elon Univeristy history. Going into the 2018-2019 season, Harwood was just hoping to tally five top-10 finishes and two individual wins as a way to step in for loss of experienced seniors. 

SPORTS 5/2/19 8:00am

Women's Track and Field looks to claim first conference title in two years

With the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Women’s Track and Field Championships set to kick off this Friday, the Phoenix will be looking for a shot at redemption. The championship for Women’s Track and Field will be held at Elon University for the first time since 2016. Coincidentally, that was also the last time the Phoenix took home the CAA title.

NEWS 5/1/19 11:27pm

NC educators, supporters rally in Raleigh

North Carolina educators, school staff and supporters gathered at the Red4Ed NC march and rally in the state capital. They marched to the legislative building to advocate for raising wages, mental and physical health, benefits and degree compensation.