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NEWS 5/15/19 5:42pm

Nation Labor Relations Board officer recommends overruling university objection to new union

On Monday, May 13, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) officer made the recommendation to the NLRB Regional Officer to overrule an objection filed by Elon University against the Service Employees International Union, Workers United Southern Region (SEIU)-backed push for non-tenure-track faculty members to unionize at Elon. The university and SEIU will have one week to respond to the recommendation. 


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.”


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.


NEWS 4/26/19 12:42pm

Elon University Holi celebration postponed again

Elon University’s Holi celebration — originally set for Friday, April 5 — has been postponed again until Friday, May 3, at 4 p.m. due to inclement weather concerns, according to Carrie Seigler, multifaith coordinator for Elon's Truitt Center.