Abigail Hobbs

Abigail Hobbs is a second year Journalism and Strategic Communications double major. She enjoys writing politics and lifestyle as well as copyediting. After graduating, she plans on working as a journalist. 

Recent Articles

NEWS 9/13/22 11:34pm

Elon Town Council debate new social district

At Elon's regular town council meeting, council members debated the repercussions of making downtown Elon a “social district.” This change would mean that in a limited space, beer and wine purchased from local restaurants can be enjoyed outside.  

LIFESTYLE 4/29/22 5:09pm

Local textile mill celebrates 140th anniversary

Alamance County had 30 textile mills running by the end of the 20th Century according to the Textile Heritage Museum. Elon University history professor Mary Jo Festle thinks textile mills played a big part in forming the values of Alamance County that can still be seen today.  

NEWS 4/25/22 11:18am

Understanding eating disorders in college settings

Professor of psychology Ilyssa Salomon discusses her research on the prevalence of eating disorders and the proposed reason behind them. Salomon’s expertise is developmental psychology, adolescence, social media use, body image and sexual harassment.

NEWS 3/29/22 4:40pm

Citizens speak against Aspen Avenue construction

At the Board of Alderman work session on March 28, Aldermen discussed a resolution about the Aspen Avenue development, a new solid waste and recycling contract, and a public hearing for a rezoning request. The board has also transitioned to a new schedule and will meet on the second Tuesday and the fourth Monday each month.

NEWS 3/1/22 10:15pm

Authors give their opinions about war in Ukraine during panel discussion

Samuel Greene and Graeme Robertson, co-authors of “Putin v. The People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia,” said the rest of the world’s opinions surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine will reach the Russian people, despite Putin closely controlling the state’s media. The pair spoke to Elon University students on Monday, Feb. 28, just a few days following the Russian invasion into Ukraine. 

LIFESTYLE 1/9/22 2:46pm

BEST OF: Mexican Food

Best Of is an annual publication by Elon News Network that surveys students, faculty, staff and the general community on their favorite dining, entertainment outlets, academics and more.      

NEWS 12/1/21 6:14pm

How local food banks prepared for Thanksgiving holiday

Campus Kitchen, an Elon University organization works with students, Elon Dining, Loy Farm and Allied Churches of Alamance County. According to Feeding America, Alamance County had a 13.7% food insecurity rate in 2019, which is how local organizations measure the  lack of consistent access to food.

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