Joseph Navin

Joseph Navin '24 is a Staff Photographer and Staff Writer for Elon News Network. Navin is majoring in Journalism and is minoring in Political Science and Photography at Elon University. When not working for ENN, Navin writes for where he is a News Writer. Navin enjoys taking photographs and writing news stories about the local community here in Alamance County and the aerospace industry.  

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NEWS 5/16/23 11:22pm

North Carolina General Assembly overrides Gov. Cooper’s veto on Senate Bill 20

The North Carolina General Assembly overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto on Senate Bill 20 – making abortion now illegal in North Carolina after 12 weeks. The North Carolina Senate convened on May 16 to vote on the “Care for Women, Children and Families Act,” otherwise known as SB20. After the bill passed by a margin of 30-20, it then moved to the House floor in the evening where it passed with a margin of 72-48. 

NEWS 5/13/23 9:05pm

Gov. Roy Cooper vetoes abortion bill at rally in Raleigh

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoes Senate Bill 20 at a rally in Raleigh May 13. The bill would limit abortions from 20 weeks to 12 weeks. Cooper said opposed SB20 because he said it was reckless that both Republican-dominated houses of the General Assembly passed the bill within 48 hours. SB20 would also place further restrictions on reproductive rights if it were to become a law.

NEWS 4/26/23 11:48pm

Former Vice President Mike Pence visits University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke Wednesday at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill as protests occurred outside the student union before the event. The event was titled, “Saving America From the Woke Left” and was organized by the Young America’s Foundation. The former vice president touted his Christian faith throughout the speech and his support for bans on abortion. Last month, North Carolina House bill 533, known as the Human Life Protection Act of 2023 was introduced by the North Carolina General Assembly which would restrict abortions except when the life of the mother is in danger. 

NEWS 3/28/23 7:37pm

President Joe Biden visits Durham, kicks off ‘Investing in America’ tour

U.S. President Joe Biden kicked off his “Investing in America” tour with a visit to the Tar Heel State Tuesday, highlighting multiple pieces of legislation related to the tour’s  agenda. These include the Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the American Rescue Plan. The White House is using the tour to highlight Biden’s domestic agenda of growing the economy from the “bottom up.” 

NEWS 2/8/23 8:15am

Town Council considers extending Link Transit access to Elon

At its Jan. 23 regular meeting, the Elon Town Council voted to continue looking into the option to extend the blue line of Burlington’s fare-free Link Transit bus system, adding six stops in the town of Elon. The Link Transport proposal would mark the first time in 62 years that Elon has been linked with train service using public transport since the Elon College station, served by the Southern Railway, closed in 1961.The Elon College depot once stood on the corner of Lebanon and Williamson Avenues. 

NEWS 6/1/22 6:19pm

NC Senate passes bill to ban instruction on sexual orientation, gender identity in grades K-3

Teachers could be banned from teaching about sexual orientation and gender identity to students in kindergarten through third grades after a bill was passed by the North Carolina State Senate on June 1. House Bill 755, also known as the “Parents’ Bill of Rights,” passed with a vote of 28 for and 18 against. Now, the bill will go to the State House of Representatives.

LIFESTYLE 5/20/22 1:07pm

A look into Elon University commencement setup

During the week prior to the both undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, contractors and staff from Elon University prepared numerous venues for ceremonies. A majority of the preparations inside Elon University’s Schar Center, the venue for the undergraduate graduation ceremony, began on Friday, May 13. 

NEWS 2/21/22 1:06pm

CHEAT SHEET: The ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis

Jason Kirk provided historical context on this ongoing situation and is an expert in international relations and politics relating to India and is a professor of political science and policy studies at Elon University. Kirk discusses the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine. 

LIFESTYLE 12/20/21 11:53pm

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