Elizabeth Elder

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NEWS 3/12/15 2:30pm

Basketball, volleyball courts built outside Global

Elon University Planning, Design and Construction Management has recently completed the construction of a new volleyball court in between the Global Neighborhood and the Loy Center. Originally intended to just be a continuation of the parking lot, Student Residential Life thought that volleyball and basketball courts would be of better use to the students living in both the Global Neighborhood and in Loy Center.

NEWS 2/21/15 5:22pm

Vagina Monologues spreads self-love at Elon

Valentine’s Day this year brought a variety of celebrations to Elon University —one of them being a performance of  “The Vagina Monologues.” Written by playwright Eve Ensler and first performed in 1996, the play was created through Ensler’s interviews episodic play with more than 200 different women. The women ranged from 6 to 72 and were interviewed about their views on relationships, sex and violence against women.

NEWS 1/26/15 12:43am

Mei-Ling Hopgood defines cultural identity during MLK Speaker Series

During a lecture in Whitley Auditorium Wednesday, Mei-Ling Hopgood shared how her cultural roots and immersions, which have taken her from Asia to Detroit to Argentina, have shaped her perspective and personality. Jon Dooley, Dean of Campus Life at Elon, introduced Hopgood as “between cultures and identities.” Hopgood, an Asian American journalist, associate professor and director of global initiatives at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and the author of books How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm and Lucky Girl, opened the lecture by introducing herself in Spanish. Hopgood, adopted at six months by a family from Detroit, was originally born in Taitung, a small island between China and Taiwan.

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