Alyssa Potter

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NEWS 2/1/17 8:54am

Elon highlights significance of upcoming Black History Month

Feb. 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month and this year numerous groups are working to plan events to bring Elon students, faculty and staff together to remember the month’s significance. According to Elon’s Black History Month web page, one of the main goals of the month’s activities is to promote awareness and understanding of Black experiences.

LIFESTYLE 10/22/16 11:37am

Taking Scotland by storm, song

When Elon first-year Jess Avellino was a child, she was “obsessed” with Willy Wonka. Now she's a published screenwriter--her musical "Black Heart" was performed in Scotland this past summer. 

NEWS 1/20/16 8:39am

Hiking in Peru for the Thankgiving holidays

Instead of gobbling down turkey and mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, a group of Elon students spent their week-long break hiking the Inca trail as part of Elon’s newest embedded study abroad class—Adventure and Wilderness Therapy.  The course is rooted in the tradition of experiential learning while studying cognitive therapy.

NEWS 11/17/15 1:07pm

From shot to safe

Aleks Babic said some of their happiest childhood memories were when an underground bomb shelter served as their home.

NEWS 7/26/15 11:05pm

'Friends' Intro Gets a Furry Re-make

Forget “man’s best friend” — these rescue puppies just replaced the iconic “Friends” cast in a mock-intro of the famous television series. This video depicts baby canines, rather than the original human actors, running around in inflatable pools, playing with hoses and proving that even the most basic of summer items are so, so much cuter with a puppy — or five. Hilariously enough, Chandler Bing’s character was kept in human form — because, well, why not.

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