Claire Schoenfeld


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NEWS 9/1/22 7:00am

The buzz about Fizz at Elon University

The app was created in 2020 by Teddy Solomon and Ashton Cofer. The two were incoming freshmen at Stanford University but due to COVID were not allowed to come on campus and felt disconnected from the university’s community. Their solution to this disconnect was to create a centralized platform for other students to connect with each other. Fizz currently has branches at 13 other universities.


NEWS 8/25/22 5:35pm

Meal plan vs. meal prep: the cost of eating habits at Elon University

In dining halls, students are given access to a variety of stations that can cater to different dietary needs and restrictions. According to the Elon Dining Website, dining hall meals are made with “responsibly sourced” ingredients, 20% of which ​​are grown, harvested or produced within 150 miles of campus and contain no “artificial ingredients, additives or synthetic chemicals.” 


NEWS 6/15/22 5:22pm

Alamance County to commemorate Juneteenth

Juneteenth National Independence Day, also known as Emancipation Day, commemorates June 19, 1865, when the end of slavery was announced in Galveston, Texas, two years after the ratification of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth was designated a federal holiday last year by President Joe Biden.


LIFESTYLE 12/31/21 5:37pm

BEST OF: Sweet Treat

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.    


LIFESTYLE 12/23/21 2:47pm

BEST OF: Study Abroad

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.   


LIFESTYLE 9/28/21 10:06am

Elon University student advocates for alopecia awareness

Elon University sophomore Samantha Katz spent over 14 years using different treatments to combat hair loss due to alopecia, but at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to go completely bald. At the same time, Katz decided to start a YouTube channel to spread information, tips and tricks for those living with alopecia. 


NEWS 3/25/21 10:13pm

SGA swears in 2021-22 executive board, awards senators

Elon University’s 2020-21 Student Government Association held its final senate dinner to celebrate the end of their term.The dinner included senate awards, swearing-in of the executive board for the 2021-2022 school year, a speech from Associate Vice President for Student Life Jana Lynn Patterson honoring the outgoing seniors and an open mic for those who wanted to speak. 


NEWS 3/19/21 6:49pm

Jack Corby is elected Elon student body president

Jack Corby has been elected as executive president of Elon University’s Student Government Association. Other elected members of the executive board include Caroline Penfield ‘22 as executive treasurer and Hailey Jurgens ‘22 as executive secretary, two races that were uncontested. For executive vice president, there will be a runoff election between Chloe Yoon ‘22  and Ireland Horan ‘22.


LIFESTYLE 3/12/21 4:16pm

Elon students turn hobbies, passions into small businesses

Giving clothes a new life is how Elon University senior Lindsey Patterson describes her small business Faded Front Door. Patterson takes thrifted clothes and upcycles them through bleach dying, embroidery, cropping and much more. Patterson is just one of over 40 Elon University student and alumni entrepreneurs who have a small business with the Marketplace Under the Oaks network — an initiative created in partnership with multiple university offices and centers.


NEWS 9/26/20 2:20pm

Elon students concerned about safety following pro-Trump convoy

It’s been one week since the convoy drove through campus, and many Elon University students are still feeling unsafe and are unhappy with Elon’s response. Many students feel that the university has not done enough to protect minoritized students and are upset with the response from Elon President Connie Book.


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