Ellis Chandler

Ellis Chandler '23 is studying journalism and political science at Elon University. She was most recently a summer news intern for WYFF 4 in Greenville, South Carolina. Chandler works in all different fields at Elon News Network, from producing, directing and anchoring broadcasts of Elon Local News to copy editing the Pendulum and helping run the organization's social media accounts. As a reporter, Chandler most enjoys taking on feature stories and most recently received the 2022 Broadcast Feature Story of the Year from the Associated Collegiate Press. Outside of Elon News Network, Chandler enjoys reading and spending time with friends, and she almost always has a disposable camera with her. On campus, she is deeply involved with the Panhellenic Association. As she prepares for graduation this semester, she hopes to work as a local news producer in the Southeastern United States and eventually work in special projects. Click here to see Chandler's best work here.

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LIFESTYLE 12/5/22 9:00am

Elon University charters first Asian-interest sorority

After working for more than three years to get a bid to charter a chapter on campus, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is now officially the first Asian-interest sorority at Elon University. The organization was formerly the interest group known as EMPRESS— Elon Maintaining Pan-Asian Respect, Equity and Social Service. 

NEWS 9/29/22 6:34pm

Tribute to Jeanne and Jerry Robertson to be held Sept. 29

The Elon University community is gathering tonight to honor longtime university leaders and donors Jerry and Jeanne Robertson, who died in June and August 2021, respectively. The tribute is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Whitley Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. 

LIFESTYLE 9/17/22 8:00pm

Tailgate kicks off Elon football home opener

Student organizations and groups such as the Elon University Dance Team, Student Union Board and Black Student Union also all hosted tailgates in the Student Zone located on Bank of America Drive. The next tailgate will be held during Family Weekend before the football game against the University of Richmond on Oct. 1. 

LIFESTYLE 8/31/22 11:08am

All That JAS celebrates 20 years of business

Since opening, the store has moved locations three times and changed its inventory throughout. All That JAS started in Graybeal’s basement before moving to downtown Burlington. It relocated to the Faucette House on East Trollinger Avenue before finding its latest home at the downtown Elon location, where it’s been for over 10 years. 

LIFESTYLE 8/27/22 3:54pm

Elon University alumni host ‘biggest challenge yet’ on campus

Joey Gizzi and Steven Lannum, hosts of AreYouKiddingTV, returned to Elon University to host a series of challenges where Elon students could win prizes. One of the challenges this weekend was the duo's biggest one yet and included three locations. AreYouKiddingTV is set to return to campus for more challenges and fun on Homecoming Weekend.

NEWS 8/15/22 1:38pm

President’s Address brings sense of hopefulness for Elon University’s academic year

Elon University President Connie Book’s is beginning this academic year with a sense of hopefulness. This morning, she delivered the President’s Address, which officially marks the beginning of the academic year. Book first spoke about meeting with Elon students leaders and preparing for the upcoming year, and she said they all found that building relationships and community was the number one factor for student success.

LIFESTYLE 7/29/22 1:37pm

Getting to know William Dissen: a new addition to Elon Dining

The quick-service restaurant opened its only other location in 2018 at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. The menu features southern fried chicken sandwiches and baskets with sides such as macaroni and cheese, waffle fries and coleslaw. Billy D’s will be available as a retail option for students who have purchased a meal plan, and the Chicken Shack downstairs in McEwen Food Hall will be discontinued. 

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