Politics


NEWS 10/8/13 2:50pm

Shutdown Felt by Current and Past Elon Students

Although Washington D.C. is about 300 miles away from Elon's campus, the impact of the government shutdown, which has gone on for a week now, is being felt by several members of the Elon community. Junior Katie Blunt, a Lumen Scholarship recipient, is one of those people.


NEWS 10/2/13 1:03am

Obamacare and students: what you should know

On Tuesday, one of the biggest bills of this generation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will take effect. The bill, also called Obamacare, is meant to be the Obama administration's answer to the issue of healthcare accessibility. On Oct.


NEWS 4/30/13 5:34pm

Charlotte Mayor tapped as Secretary of Transportation

President Barack Obama officially named Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as his nominee for Secretary of Transportation Monday afternoon. In his announcement from the White House East Room, Obama praised Foxx's record of creating jobs and making Charlotte more attractive for businesses. The President also tasked Foxx to start repairing the nation's infrastructure.


NEWS 3/12/13 11:38am

The Sequester Affects Elon

Sequester is a term we hear often, but what is it? It's the federal process, by which Congress has agreed to cut spending, according to USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent Jacob Hawkins, by $85 billion dollars in order to try to reduce the deficit. It roots back to the recession.