NEWS 3/22/21 1:06pm

2 Elon juniors vie for SGA executive vice president in runoff election

Elon juniors Chloe Yoon and Ireland Horan are continuing their campaigns for executive vice president after no candidate received more than 50% of the vote in last week’s election. For the first time in five years, two candidates for an executive position on Elon’s Student Government Association are participating in a runoff election. 

NEWS 3/20/21 12:58pm

FEMA-supported COVID-19 vaccine clinics open in Alamance County

Two COVID-19 vaccine clinics have opened in Alamance County in an effort to vaccinate marginalized communities in the area. CityGate Dream Center and Eric Lane where JR Cigars is, are now COVID-19 vaccination sites, as of March 19. The clinics are meant to address disparities in COVID-19 vaccination rates specifically in the Latino community, but also in other populations of color.

NEWS 3/19/21 6:49pm

Jack Corby is elected Elon student body president

Jack Corby has been elected as executive president of Elon University’s Student Government Association. Other elected members of the executive board include Caroline Penfield ‘22 as executive treasurer and Hailey Jurgens ‘22 as executive secretary, two races that were uncontested. For executive vice president, there will be a runoff election between Chloe Yoon ‘22  and Ireland Horan ‘22.

NEWS 3/19/21 10:04am

Some Alamance County, North Carolina residents face food insecurity

March 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the pandemic, yet as it continues with food insecurity rates on the rise, many food banks and pantries are weary of the strain the past year has put on food resources and volunteers and staff. Food insecurity — the lack of access, at times, to sufficient amounts of food for a healthy life for all household members — has been an issue in North Carolina prior to the pandemic. 

NEWS 3/16/21 8:06pm

Elon students vie for SGA executive vice president

Three candidates vie for the executive vice presidential spot in Elon University's Student Government Association, with juniors Chloe Yoon and Ireland Horan and sophomore Trevor Molin running for the position. The executive vice president serves as the speaker of the senate and only votes on legislation in the case of a tie. They can also call any special meetings of the senate, and appoint senators to senate committees, as well as committee chairs. 

NEWS 3/13/21 12:19pm

Elon juniors face off in SGA executive president election

Elon juniors Jack Corby and Daniel Dorociak began their campaigns earlier this week in the first fully virtual race for the top spot in the Student Government Association — executive president. Corby currently serves as the class of 2022 secretary while Dorociak serves as the class of 2022 vice president.

NEWS 3/12/21 4:58pm

Ricky Hurtado and Amy Galey join panel hosted by Elon University

NC State Senator Amy Galey (R-24) and State Representative Ricky Hurtado (D-63) joined a panel hosted by Elon University discussing their new roles in the General Assembly. The panel is a part of the Active Citizen Series. Galey represents a portion of Alamance County in the state senate and Hurtado represents a portion of the county in the state house.

NEWS 3/8/21 2:11pm

Redesigning Elon University's bias reporting system

The working group to design the Elon University bias response system has begun to hold listening sessions with students, faculty and staff. The sessions will allow university community members and those who receive bias reports to provide feedback before a preliminary report is delivered to vice presidents Jon Dooley and Randy Williams on April 15.

NEWS 3/7/21 2:13pm

Elon University's proposed amendment to mutual aid agreement leaves law enforcement agencies wary

Elon University’s proposed amendment to the 2021 Annual Alamance County Mutual Aid Agreement between local law enforcement groups was rejected by those agencies, leading the university to use “direct communication” regarding aid requests instead. House said the committee decided that communication with law enforcement agencies regarding mutual aid requests is how the university will address issues within the agreement.

NEWS 3/5/21 10:09am

North Carolina, Alamance County work to bridge digital divide during remote learning

Remote and online work has been the reality for teachers and students in Alamance County for the past 11 months, and even as the county returns to in-person learning, three out of five school days will be remote. For some kids, accessing the internet isn’t always feasible and Alamance-Burlington School System has tried to bridge the digital divide — the gap between those who have internet access and those who don’t — as most schools have been engaging in remote learning. 


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