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NEWS 5/6/21 11:30pm

SGA holds final business meeting of the 2020-21 academic year

At the last Student Government Association business meeting of the academic year on Thursday night, SGA discussed the renewal and extension of the menstrual product pilot program, the organization’s stance on the North Carolina House Bill 2 and the creation of a student art exhibit in Moseley Center.

LIFESTYLE 4/30/21 4:46pm

Q&A with an Elon arborist

Arborists like Wendy Williams and Cameron Holmes are helping to protect and preserve plant and tree life on campus, especially after former president Leo Lambert designated Elon as a botanical garden in 2004. Williams and Holmes both hope their knowledge and upkeep of Elon’s plant life will help oak trees and other plants to continue to provide a canopy of greenery on campus for many years to come. 

NEWS 3/2/21 10:51pm

Commissioners approve moratorium for Snow Camp land development plan

The Alamance County Commissioners unanimously approved a 12-month moratorium on the land development plan for Snow Camp at their March 1 meeting. The moratorium gives the commissioners additional time to finalize the land development plan and reconsider zoning in Snow Camp. Commissioners said the moratorium will give them and the planning department time to study the arising issues of heavy industrial development in Snow Camp.

NEWS 2/2/21 8:17pm

Alamance County Commissioners approve 25,000 square foot COVID-19 vaccine site

The approval of the indoor space comes after Tony Lo Giudice, the Alamance County health director, told the board that the county’s demand for COVID-19 vaccinations is growing. The new indoor vaccination site will help with the county’s growing demand and is set to be leased for at least 3 months starting Feb. 1. The lease cost for the space will be $23,958.33 per month and can be renewed on a monthly basis 

NEWS 1/26/21 9:39am

Elon names Gozik as new dean of global education

Nick Gozik will start his new role as dean of global education at Elon University on Jan. 25 after a two year search following former dean Woody Pelton’s retirement. He said he hopes to continue expanding and improving global engagement and international programs in his new role at the university.

NEWS 12/7/20 1:38pm

Multifaith scholars engage in research projects

The Multifaith Scholars Program at Elon is a two-year program in which students undertake experiential and engaged learning around multifaith issues, such as the effect of relocation on religion and Christian Identity’s influence on shaping religious beliefs. Each multifaith scholar takes part in research projects aimed toward gaining a deeper understanding of how faith has impacted the cultural experiences of religious groups.

LIFESTYLE 10/23/20 3:58pm

Elon singing groups find ways adjust to pandemic

With the onset of the pandemic, Elon choir and a cappella groups are now adapting to new rules and regulations put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In accordance with the new regulations, singers now wear masks, practice virtually or at socially distanced rehearsals and are shifting their focus from large concerts to making new recorded music.

LIFESTYLE 10/19/20 10:30am

Elon students start podcast on gender, sexuality

Junior Mac Lengyel and other students at Elon University’s Gender and LGBTQIA Center recently started the podcast SexualiTEA. The podcast focuses on discussing the intricacies of gender and sexuality along with sharing the stories of Elon students, faculty, staff and alumni.

LIFESTYLE 9/28/20 2:10pm

DJ ecuatoriano comparte sus raíces en Elon

Si bien la música ha formado una gran parte de la cultura de Kevin Alvarado, las raíces de su familia en Ecuador también han tenido un efecto en la persona quien es hoy en día. Durante su infancia, Alvarado pasó un verano con sus abuelos en Cuenca, donde pudo sumergirse en la cultura de sus padres.

LIFESTYLE 9/28/20 2:10pm

Ecuadorian DJ shares roots at Elon

While music has been a large part of Kevin Alvarado’s culture, his family’s roots in Ecuador also have impacted cultivating the person he is today. During his childhood, Alvarado spent a summer with his grandparents in Cuenca, where he was able to immerse himself in the culture of his parents. 

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