Jessica Leano

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NEWS 1/3/15 3:01pm

Take a look, it’s in a book: The state of North Carolina’s library system

In the technological age, with students taking notes frequently on computers, professionals relying on tablets for reading the daily newspaper, and nearly every form of entertainment, whether movie or music, available for instant download, the need for paper continually decreases. With the development of e-readers, the question of a library’s value in modern society arises.

NEWS 11/11/13 10:38pm

AUDIO: 'Homeless to high-flying' dog show promotes rescue and adoption

[audio wav=""][/audio] As the holidays approach, Elon students look forward to not just the familiar faces of friends and family, but the excited barking and wagging tails of their canine companions. For students who may be missing their pets at home, the K-9s in Flight exhibition at the North Carolina State Fair gave fairgoers the chance to pet some well-trained rescue dogs and cheer for their long jumps, frisbee catching and flips. Although he is a strong advocate for rescuing and adopting dogs from shelters, trainer John Misita urges college students to think cautiously about adopting a pet before they are ready.

NEWS 9/19/13 8:37pm

Video: Past transfer students offer tips to Elon's latest transfers

Elon University welcomed 102 transfer students to its campus this fall. Kelly Hook, who transferred last fall from Eastern New Mexico University, and Lindsay Arnold, who transferred from the University of Arizona, spoke to The Pendulum about their experiences as non-traditional Elon students and gave their advice for this year's incoming transfer students.

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