Politics


NEWS 3/4/22 10:03am

Elon University Student Government Association’s joint committee votes to raise executive board stipend to $8,000 each term

For the next term the pay will break down to $15 an hour, working 10 hours a week over a 53 week Senate term. The term was also extended by a week to allow the executive board to be paid for the transition week when the new board is sworn in. SGA’s joint committee, made up of their finance board and judicial committee, voted unanimously with nine students present to make this change. 


NEWS 3/3/22 10:41am

CHEAT SHEET: Unpacking increased political polarization

Journalism professor Susan Ladd talked about the state of political polarization in the United States. Ladd worked at the News and Record in Greensboro for 34 years in many roles, most notably as a politics editor and news columnist before she began working as a professor.


NEWS 2/24/22 2:28pm

Alamance County’s rising costs reflect larger trends

Interest rates, gas prices and a high demand for home building. For Tonmoy Islam, professor of economics at Elon University, these are all casualties of the current state of inflation in the United States. Increased gas costs and home prices in Alamance County are following trends throughout the country, and that’s because inflation is more than just a regional issue. 


NEWS 2/4/22 12:22am

Elon University Student Government adviser to step down

Following Tuesday’s cabinet session, SGA cabinet members will meet again next Tuesday to vote on changes to the student handbook and there will be no SGA business meeting next week. Instead there will be a financial literacy training next Thursday Feb. 10 open to the student body.


NEWS 11/5/21 12:36am

Elon University students have one week to submit flu vaccination records before Phoenix card deactivation, disenrollment

SGA members heard the flu vaccination update from Dean of Students Jana Lynn Patterson during a Student Government Association meeting on Thursday, in addition to hearing from Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Jeff Stein, who informed students there would be a clinic on campus after Thanksgiving for students to receive booster shots of the Pfizer-BioTech COVID-19 vaccine. 



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