Jess Baker


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LIFESTYLE 3/19/21 3:11pm

Musical teaches intersection of race and womanhood

“The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” taught cast members the joy that can be found in tough moments and taught the community the joy that can be made in new experiences. The musical is a semi-autobiographical musical about Viveca Stanton, a Black girl growing up in 1960s California. The show follows her through three decades as she grows up and tries to make it on Broadway, all while combating prejudice and industry stereotyping.


NEWS 3/2/21 4:58pm

Elon University student workers and faculty eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Group 3

Elon University faculty and support staff, including any students working as resident assistants, apartment managers or in a capacity that creates direct exposure to the virus, will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 beginning March 3, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The university has also been approved to become a vaccine distribution site and will be able to directly provide vaccines to those in Group 3. Elon has not been allocated vaccine doses as of March 2.


NEWS 12/16/20 9:37am

Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream to be sold

An Elon staple may soon be experiencing a drastic change: Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream is being sold. After 18 years, co-owners Amy Nakhle and Tom Lambeth have made the call to pass the downtown Elon staple to someone new. Smitty’s has three locations across Alamance County — all of which are up for sale.


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