Avery Sloan

Avery Sloan ‘25 is studying journalism, political science and leadership studies at Elon University. Sloan is the politics editor at Elon News Network, ensuring coverage of Student Government and Board of Aldermen meetings, and events of the surrounding Elon area. Sloan is particularly passionate about providing news coverage to spaces that Elon students and people in the Elon community would not have access to, and hopes to continue learning more about journalism both in and out of ENN to better figure out her life trajectory. Outside of reporting, Sloan is usually listening to music, hanging out with friends or watering her multitude of plants.

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NEWS 10/19/22 9:40pm

Campaigning for the US House of Representatives: Courtney Geels wants to limit the power of the federal government and protect the 2nd Amendment

Courtney Geels said as someone who has never been a politician before, running in the primary elections was intimidating because there are so many polarizing topics that could irritate people before a conversation has begun. Geels said as a nurse, she knows how to talk to different kinds of people, and she has employed this same skill while campaigning.

NEWS 10/19/22 2:08pm

Abortion on the ballot

The debate over abortion rights has become inseparable from this year’s midterm election campaigns, with 50% U.S. voters reporting they are more motivated to vote this fall because the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to recent polling from the Kaiser Family Foundation. 

NEWS 10/11/22 10:30pm

Leonard Harrison drops out of ABSS Board of Education race

Leonard Harrison, one of six candidates running for a seat on the Alamance-Burlington School System Board of Education, dropped out of the race during the Oct. 11 ABSS Board of Education candidate forum. The forum, cosponsored by Elon University, was moderated by Ann Bullock, dean of the Jo Watts William School of Education.

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