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NEWS 7/24/20 1:55pm

Graham repeals protest permit ordinance, but litigations continue

After a lawsuit and subsequent protests, Graham City Council has repealed its ordinance requiring protesters to apply for a permit in order to gather. On behalf of the Alamance County chapter of the NAACP and other protesters, civil rights groups filed a lawsuit on July 2 against the city of Graham and other Alamance County officials.


NEWS 7/2/20 1:54pm

Breaking down bias reporting at Elon University

Incidents involving bias, specifically those dealing with race, are not infrequent at Elon — but recently, students have been calling for a reform of the bias reporting system. Read a series of stories on what concerns students have about the bias reporting system, how the system works and how the system has evolved.


NEWS 7/2/20 1:41pm

Determining action: inside Elon University's bias reporting system and student conduct process

Reports submitted by students first go through the Center for Equity and Inclusive Excellence before being sent to the Office of Student Conduct. It is there that determinations are made of whether or not an incident is in violation of the Code of Conduct under the student handbook, and not at the CEIE, according to Leigh-Anne Royster, director of the Center for Equity and Inclusive Excellence.


NEWS 7/2/20 1:31pm

Elon University students share concerns and experiences with bias reporting on campus

Incidents involving bias, specifically those dealing with race, are not infrequent at Elon — but recently, conversations have erupted online after racist messages in the Elon College Republicans group chat surfaced, with dozens of members of the Elon community filing bias reports against the students involved and petitioning for reforms of the current bias reporting system.


NEWS 7/1/20 3:20pm

Elon University Police’s mutual aid agreement, explained

The Elon University Police Department is in an annual mutual aid agreement with local law enforcement agencies in Alamance County. This mutual aid agreement has been under scrutiny by Elon students, faculty and staff after the department assisted at the other agencies at the Confederate monument in Graham.