NEWS 6/10/20 2:27pm

Elon students join protests against police brutality in Greensboro

The event took place on June 7 and was a part of the wave of anti-racism protests happening across the country. During the demonstrations, thousands of people gathered together to march and listen to speeches by activists, individuals incarcerated for protesting, and family members of Marcus Smith. 

NEWS 6/6/20 1:44pm

Elon parent faces backlash for conversation on race and the university

After seeing President Connie Book’s statement amid national protests about police brutality Elon parent Velada Chaires, decided to start a conversation. In a parent-run Facebook group not affiliated with the university called Elon Parent to Parent Page, she posted about Elon’s past to look critically at race at Elon in the present.

NEWS 5/12/20 4:06pm

Elon University students eligible to receive CARES Act funds

Eligible students can receive emergency financial aid grants from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act, which is part of the national response to financial impact due to the coronavirus, provided Elon University with over $2.9 million in federal aid, half of which is required to be used for emergency student relief.