Politics


NEWS 9/4/20 9:25am

SGA town hall focuses on issues of diversity on campus

Elon University’s Student Government Association met for a virtual town hall on the issue of diversity, equity and inclusion on campus on Thursday evening. Junior Malia Takei moderated the town hall, which featured Vice President and Associate Provost for Inclusive Excellence Randy Williams,  Vice President for Student Life Jon Dooley and Director of the Center for Equity and Inclusive Excellence Leigh-Anne Royster. 


NEWS 9/1/20 11:19am

SGA holds first in-person meeting of the semester

The first Student Government Association business meeting of the fall semester looked a little different this year, with representatives spaced six feet apart — some attending virtually — and wearing masks in Alumni Gym. Delegates discussed a variety of topics, including the new bias reporting system and the university's handling of the coronavirus on campus.


NEWS 6/22/20 5:36pm

ACE Speedway temporarily shut down by the state

Jason and Robert Turner, owners of ACE Speedway in Altamahaw, opened for their first race since October on May 23, after Gov. Roy Cooper initiated Phase 2 of reopening North Carolina amid the coronavirus pandemic. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued an abatement order against the speedway for violating mass gathering limitations.


NEWS 5/12/20 4:06pm

Elon University students eligible to receive CARES Act funds

Eligible students can receive emergency financial aid grants from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act, which is part of the national response to financial impact due to the coronavirus, provided Elon University with over $2.9 million in federal aid, half of which is required to be used for emergency student relief.