Graysen Shirley


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NEWS 9/10/21 7:03am

How the events of 9/11 shaped the U.S. economy

Steve DeLoach, Elon University professor of economics, shares his memories about 9/11 and the effect it had on the New York Stock Exchange, airline and travel industries and the overall economic recovery of the U.S during a period of decline.


NEWS 9/10/21 12:23am

SGA town hall focuses on remembrance of 9/11, 20 years later

Members of Elon University’s Student Government Association met for a town hall meeting focused on the remembrance of 9/11, 20 years later, on Thursday night. Members heard from Mark Dalhouse, director for global education initiatives, and then gathered in groups to discuss their thoughts about the events on 9/11 and how they connect to current events and issues, such as the pandemic, racial equity and inclusion, and mental health of college students. 


NEWS 8/30/21 4:00pm

Benevolence Farm launches tiny house initiative

In efforts to support formerly incarcerated women and advocate for social justice issues in Alamance County, Kristen Powers joined Benevolence Farm as interim executive director. Now, nearly four years later, she hopes to give back to the residents of Benevolence Farm through launching a tiny house initiative — just one more way to get residents back on their feet.


NEWS 8/25/21 5:38pm

Redistricting data reveals population shifts for Alamance County

In the coming months, legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly will use redistricting data from the 2020 Census to redraw state congressional districts, state senate districts and state house districts. The redistricting data for North Carolina, including for Alamance County, was released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Aug. 12.


NEWS 8/12/21 1:20pm

Redistricting data for NC released

The United States Census Bureau is set to release redistricting data for North Carolina from the 2020 Census on Aug. 12. Legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly will use Redistricting data to redraw congressional districts, state senate districts and state house districts. 


NEWS 7/22/21 9:19am

Dejuana Bigelow campaigning for ‘one Burlington’ this fall

Dejuana Bigelow, a patient access specialist at Cone Health, announced her candidacy for a seat on the Burlington City Council. If elected, she would be the first African American woman to serve on the city council. Bigelow said the absence of diversity on the council is something that she hopes to see change. 


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