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NEWS 3/10/19 6:49pm

Elon professor dies in sleep

L.M. Wood, associate professor of art at Elon University, passed away in her sleep Saturday night. Her husband, David Schaeffer, who also taught courses at Elon in the art department, shared the news.


NEWS 2/27/19 8:00am

As crisis at home intensifies, Venezuelan students watch from afar

Thousands of miles from Elon, a nation is in crisis. Millions of Venezuelans have left their country in a mass exodus, fleeing a plummeting quality of life. While thousands hike across land borders every day, seeking refuge from food and medicine shortages and street violence, others have departed for the United States, and some of them have ended up here in Elon University.


NEWS 2/20/19 8:00am

Burlington ICE raids leave lasting fear in the community

Jessica walked into class at Hugh M. Cummings High School the day after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a mobile trailer park on South Church Street. She said some of her friends were too scared to leave their homes and go to class the next day. Others were afraid to drive on the roads.