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NEWS 3/15/16 12:53am

Hillary Clinton rallies in Charlotte on night before Primary

CHARLOTTE--On Monday night Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton spoke in Charlotte in her final speech before the North Carolina Primaries on Tuesday. "I am determined that I am going to do everything in my power to create the opportunity for every child to live up to his or her God-given potential," Clinton said.


NEWS 2/13/16 9:15pm

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep last night at age 79 while visiting Texas. According to CNN, President Obama plans on nominating a replacement "as soon as possible." However, Obama will have a challenging time nominating a new member to the court as the senate is Republican-controlled and it is an election year. Dean and Professor of Law at Elon University's School of Law, Luke Bierman, released a statement regarding the passing of Justice Scalia. "With the passing of Justice Scalia, politics just got serious again.


NEWS 2/1/16 8:34pm

Elon student arrested for Driving While Impaired

Elon student Grace Gaskin Shealy, 19, was arrested Sunday night after a traffic accident. According to the Town of Elon Police report, police responded to a crash on East Haggard Avenue at 11:38 p.m. Shealy originally fled the scene and was picked up by police in the Loy Neighborhood. Shealy was arrested for driving while impaired and driving after consuming under the age of 21.


NEWS 12/8/15 4:11pm

Upcoming lectures in honor of Elon student killed by domestic violence

In July of 2011, incoming Elon freshman Lauren Dunne Astley was killed by her boyfriend in an act of domestic violence just weeks before beginning her time at Elon. Now, almost five years after the tragedy, the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund, a nonprofit founded by Astley's parents, will support the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Lecture Series at campus in the upcoming months. The lecture series is being coordinated by faculty in Elon's Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies program which has partnered with the Office of the Provost, the School of Communications, and the Gender and LGBTQIA Center. The series will begin Winter Term and will last through Spring Semester with multiple lectures that will be free and open to the public. The first lecture will take place on January 11 in the Lakeside Meeting Rooms at 5 p.m.


NEWS 11/29/15 9:35pm

Gov. McCrory names upcoming week for winter weather preparedness

In preparation of this upcoming winter, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has declared this upcoming week as Winter Weather Preparedness. Throughout the week of November 29 through December 5, McCrory encourages residents to update their emergency supply kits and review their emergency plans within their homes. According to a press release from McCrory's Office of Communications, North Carolina's Piedmont averages six to 12 winter events each year consisting of various amounts of snow, sleet, or freezing rain. The press release describes North Carolina's winter as "unpredictable," according to a quote by Public Safety Secretary Frank L.


NEWS 10/22/15 9:06am

Sparkle Cat Rescue saves abandoned cats

Sparkle Cat Rescue was founded in November in 2014 with the goal to help the "forgotten felines" through fostering and adoption. Stephanie Grantham, president and co-founder of the organization, said that since starting the non-profit organization less than a year ago, they have saved approximately 130 cats. "There were a lot of people in our community actually that pushed us to do a rescue," said Grantham.


NEWS 3/18/15 11:22pm

From the court to the computer

Adam Constantine graduated from Elon University in 2010, but now he's back. Constantine was known around Elon for his contribution to the Men's Basketball team which he played on for all four years.


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