Opinions


OPINIONS 10/14/19 8:00am

BONNER: Elon needs to strengthen sustainability promotion

Not knowing much about sustainability myself, I began to wonder what it means to be sustainable on a college campus, particularly here at Elon University. From daily observations and research, it has struck me that sustainability initiatives are present; however, students might not always follow them or care enough to partake in them. 


OPINIONS 10/13/19 3:00pm

LUC-DUVALL: Get the lead out

By now, school children in North Carolina have brought markers, scissors, folders and other supplies to class. However, there is one key supply that many of them lack as they begin a new school year: safe, lead-free water at school.


OPINIONS 9/28/19 8:00am

FERREYROS: 'Why aren't you brown?'

One of my favorite things to do is ask people where they think I am from. It starts out as a game, but deep down, I want people to ask me about my culture and question their stereotypes rather than my identity based on the color of my skin. 


OPINIONS 9/9/19 2:00pm

DIXON: Out with the old, in with the reusables

New to Elon University this semester is a program that directly ties our campus’ dining initiatives with its pledge to promote sustainability — reusable to-go containers. Through this program, students with any meal plan can receive a free, or purchasable for $7 without a meal plan, reusable to-go box to use at any on-campus dining location.


OPINIONS 4/17/19 8:00am

CASH: Center for the Arts Conditions

Many prospective students like myself have found places within the gorgeous buildings of Elon to explore their strengths and hone in on their craft. It wasn’t until later on that I discovered not all music facilities were created equal. 


OPINIONS 4/11/19 8:00am

ASCH: Release the Report

After almost two years and 176 presidential tweets about the “witch hunt,” the Special Counsel investigation is finally complete. Now that it’s over, the full report should be released to the public.


OPINIONS 3/23/19 8:00am

ASCH: The real national emergency

The president just issued his first veto, which rejected Congress’ resolution to overturn his emergency declaration to fund a wall along the southern border. The resolution was passed 59-42 in the Senate, with a dozen Republicans going against their party to vote yes. 


OPINIONS 3/10/19 9:00am

Campus Voice: Jonas Brothers comeback

"S.O.S.," "Lovebug," "Year 3000," "Play My Music" and "Burnin’ Up" — the Jonas Brothers were a part of our childhood. For years, they graced their beautiful music in our souls only to break up too early and disappear. Until we saw a glimpse of light clad in prints, psychedelics and pastels. On Feb. 28 — for the first time in five years — the Jonas Brothers announced a reunion.