Hope Valenti

Hope Valenti '25 is a journalism major at Elon University. As a multimedia reporter for the Elon News Network, she focuses on lifestyle and sports columns. In her free time, Valenti can be found watching movies or listening to old music. After Elon, she plans on pursuing a career as a journalist. 

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NEWS 11/9/22 8:00am

As Supreme Court reconsiders importance of affirmative action, Elon University students worry for future of equal opportunities

Checking the box labeled “African American” on her college applications was a proud moment for Uwera Izabayo – one where she was able to own her identity. She said she knew it would be a glaring part of the document, having a significant impact on the decision of the board. Now a sophomore at Elon, Izabayo considers herself lucky that she applied to colleges when she did. 

LIFESTYLE 12/28/21 4:47pm

BEST OF: Hair Salon

Best Of is an annual publication by Elon News Network that surveys students, faculty, staff and the general community on their favorite dining, entertainment outlets, academics and more.     

SPORTS 10/5/21 11:12am

Más que un juego: El camino de Carlos Marte al Beisbol de Elon

De pie bajo las luces del Latham Baseball Park, el infielder Carlos Marte no pudo evitar reflexionar sobre cómo llegó allí. Desde los juegos de pelota en el jardín delantero en la República Dominicana hasta la NCAA, Marte acreditó su educación dominicana con la introducción del béisbol en su vida. Él ve su deporte como una manera de conectar más estrechamente con su cultura.

SPORTS 10/5/21 11:12am

More than a game: Carlos Marte’s journey to Elon University baseball

Standing under the lights of Latham Baseball Park, infielder Carlos Marte couldn’t help but reflect on how he got there. From front yard games of catch in the Dominican Republic to the NCAA, Marte credited his Dominican upbringing with introducing baseball into his life. He views his sport as a way of closer connecting with his culture. 

SPORTS 9/18/21 11:48am

Elon’s women’s soccer team earns third straight shutout

Elon University’s women’s soccer team defeated the Furman University Paladins 2-0 on Friday, Sept. 17 in its last non-conference match of the season. The Phoenix have now shut out its last three opponents. The team has not allowed a goal since its match on Sept. 5 against North Carolina State University. 

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