Cailey Cetani

Cailey Cetani '24 is studying journalism and German at Elon University. Cetani serves as a staff writer at Elon News Network. In addition to writing, Cetani is involved with broadcast production, ranging from producing to running a position for a live broadcast. As a storyteller, Cetani focuses on lifestyle stories of the Elon and Burlington communities. When she is not reporting, Cetani enjoys reading, painting, writing pieces other than news articles and listening music and podcasts. She hopes to work with a magazine or a local news publication and to report news from abroad after graduation. 

Recent Articles

NEWS 2/15/24 10:33am

Sustainability, shadow of greenwashing

Though environmentally friendly initiatives have been around for years, we are only now seeing how it is impacting the environment, both positively and negatively. Pew Research Center reported in a 2023 study that around 61% of Americans polled believe that climate change is impacting their local community, although only 37% say that it should be the top issue being addressed by the government. As noted by Matthew Flacksenburg, a sustainability intern at Elon University, there has been an uptick in ethical consumerism, which has played a key role in how products are being marketed and produced.

LIFESTYLE 11/26/23 2:51pm

Alamance County’s art community rebounds

In a county marked by its rural character and economic differences, Alamance County has had a slow start to bring together the art community once more after the pandemic restrictions were lifted. Artists and event organizers alike have been eager to revive the art scene in Alamance, but have faced challenges in their quest to do so. With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, Burlington Recreation & Parks Department is able to resume events at pre-pandemic capacity. Echeverria said they are now able to revamp and improve the events put on. The only problem is getting the attendance to match the improvements. 

LIFESTYLE 1/7/22 8:11pm

BEST OF: Date Night

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 10/4/21 8:13am

Anonymity calamity

In light of controversial posts on the anonymous social media app, there are concerns on how it is affecting student mental health. Social media experts, students and psychologists comment on how they think Yik Yak is affecting campus. 

NEWS 4/9/21 4:52pm

Environmental science class pairs with Haw River Project

With the ongoing climate change crisis and pollution of the Earth, Kelsey Bitting, assistant professor of environmental studies wants her students to be part of the solution. As a part of her ENS 111, Introduction to Environmental Science class, Bitting is pairing up with The Clean Haw River Project to engage students by creating visual presentations — such as greeting graphics, articles and research presentations — that will immediately go toward helping The Clean Haw River Project’s cause. 

NEWS 3/1/21 8:15am

Elon University student-teachers to receive COVID-19 vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced that student-teachers will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, alongside teachers and other school employees. According to the latest NCDHHS vaccination plan, frontline essential workers such as educators are included in the third group. 

NEWS 10/9/20 4:36pm

Chaplain Jan Fuller to retire after 10 years at Elon

After ten years working for Elon University, Chaplain Jan Fuller has announced her retirement. The university chaplain and lecturer in humanities has made it a mission of hers during her time here to help students connect with their spiritual selves through promoting cultural and spiritual interaction.

NEWS 10/2/20 11:05am

Homecoming goes virtual this year to keep community safe

The events hosted this year will range from virtual tours around campus to a town hall with President Connie Book. According to the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, Brian Feeley, the university is going to be using Zoom for most events, but will also take advantage of video reporting. 

LIFESTYLE 9/27/20 11:50am

Students get involved through From the Flames Challenge

The From the Flames Challenge includes a semester-long scavenger hunt and other unconventional competitions. According to Schmiederer, it was created to help bring the community together and to encourage students to get to know Elon on a deeper level. The “quirky” scavenger hunt, found on their new Instagram page, encourages students to get to know Elon on a deeper level, while having fun solving clues for challenges. 

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