NEWS 12/8/18 8:00am

Black study abroad participation stalls as minority numbers increase overall

Between the 2015-2016 and 2017-2018 academic years, the numbers of Elon University’s non-white students studying abroad increased from 9 to 17.3 percent. Despite those gains, black participation went up less than 1 percent — from 3 to 3.3 percent of all undergraduates studying abroad — though from 2015 to 2018, the percentage of black students at Elon increased by more than 8 percent.

NEWS 11/30/18 8:00am

Navigating Disability

Misbah Chhotani, a sophomore psychology major, has found a strong community at Elon University. She chose to attend the university because of her connections with Elon students during her high school years in Burlington, and continues to stay involved through Young Life, InterVarsity and ElonThon. Despite her clear sense of inclusion, one factor sets her apart from other Elon students. 

NEWS 11/29/18 11:28pm

Changes proposed to SGA's 19-year-old budget model

SGA is proposing to reform its allocation budget model for next year after concluding its previous model was not sustainable. A proposal for the original model to be replaced asks club members to make individual proposals through the year to SGA online at Phoenix Connect for each expense. After assessment, executive treasurer of SGA Max Pivonka said the organization found problems with balance in the old system. 

NEWS 11/29/18 11:17am

Non-tenure-track faculty fight to unionize at Elon

Faculty members at Elon University are working toward creating the institution’s first non-tenure-track faculty union by the end of fall 2018. Elon Faculty Forward went public with their efforts Thursday during their first public meeting, were they announced the filing of their union with the National Labor Relations Board.

NEWS 11/28/18 8:00am

Burglaries over Thanksgiving Break leave students shaken up

On Monday night, Elon University senior Kent Chance’s living room looked like any other college bachelor pad. Things were strewn about the room — stray beer glasses dotted the furniture; mismatched remotes shared space on a cooler serving as a makeshift coffee table. But it was all a bit more disheveled than usual after a break-in only a few days before.