Erin Sockolof

Erin Sockolof '26 is studying journalism at Elon University and is serving as Opinions Editor for Elon News Network. Sockolof is focusing on Op/Ed writing and copy editing as well as running contol room positions for Elon Local News. When she is not working, Sockolof enjoys playing with her rabbits, singing and playing card games with friends.

Recent Articles

NEWS 6/26/23 10:19am

Parents frustrated following ABSS senior prank punishments

Parents are frustrated following the aftermath of Alamance-Burlington School System senior pranks at the end of the school year. The school system reprimanded over 80 students who did not walk at graduation, following damages that cost the district over $4,000. Five graduating seniors were charged with misdemeanors by the Burlington Police Department for damages that occurred at Walter Williams High School, while students who committed pranks at other schools within the district were punished internally by ABSS.

OPINIONS 4/12/23 8:00am

OPINION: The war for insulin affordability isn't over yet

I was distributing newspapers on the morning of March 1, 2023, when my earbuds suddenly paused my Taylor Swift playlist to bombard me with a breaking news alert: Eli Lilly, one of the biggest insulin producers in the world, had decided to cap their out-of-pocket prices at $35 a month. I was standing in the middle of Global Commons, holding dozens of papers, when I broke down in tears at the sight of my phone. At that moment, an NBC news alert changed the trajectory of my life and informed me I could now afford to pursue my dreams. 

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