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NEWS 5/5/15 8:41am

Senior crosses Saxapahaw off the bucketlist

There are less than 20 days until commencement 2015, and there are many things seniors want to do before May 23rd! When tasked with completing a senior "bucket list challenge," I decided to combine two things I enjoy, good food and going to a new place. A scenic 30 minute drive from Elon will get you to the quaint town of Saxapahaw where the Eddy Restaurant and Pub is located. Getting a rooftop view of the Haw River, five of my friends joined me for great service and amazing food.

NEWS 4/2/15 6:53pm

The Sky is Not the Limit: Neil deGrasse Tyson visits Elon

American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed the Elon community for the 2015 Spring Convocation on Thursday, April 2. "Coherence is not a priority here," Neil deGrasse Tyson said to a sold-out crowd in Alumni Gym. Tyson kept the audience laughing and tweeting, as he spoke about achievement and truths. He also shared many of his own "controversial" tweets with the audience, like his Christmas Day tweet from 2014 reading: "On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would transform the world.

NEWS 3/8/15 6:44pm

App of the Week: Videolicious

If you have ever wanted to take your storytelling to the next level, there's now a chance to do it. Videolicious, allows you to narrate your pictures and videos on your phone and share them on all of your social media sites.

NEWS 11/12/14 12:10pm

Alamance Battleground Celebrates Veterans

Preserving the past is what Alamance Battleground reenactor Bill Thompson strives to do everyday during Colonial Living History Week. Thompson has worked at the battleground for 11 years, and he started working during his junior year at Elon University. The Alamance Battleground, named after the Battle of Alamance in 1771, holds historical value because it's said that it hosted the first battle of the American Revolution. The county was named in remembrance, and the local community has since then hosted the week-long living history event to commemorate the lives sacrificed and freedoms gained from that battle. Thompson said he enjoys working there mainly because of the interactions he gets to have with those who have served on active duty. "I've talked to people that've been all over the world," said Thompson.

NEWS 9/4/13 11:45am

The Children of Ragtime

Elon's Center for the Arts welcomed a few guests this weekend, as auditions were held for the fall musical Ragtime. Set in the 1920s, Elon's fall musical follows characters of three different ethnic groups as they try to make it in America.

NEWS 2/13/13 5:28pm

New Dating App

It's being called "a fun way to break the ice," as well as the modern-day version of the game "hot or not". With Valentine's Day approaching, Tinder, a new dating app, is joining the online dating world. Sophomore Nevin Lally is a frequent user of the app.

NEWS 10/3/12 11:55am

First in the Family

First in the Family is a new mentoring program being introduced to the Elon community. It is for first generation college students, and the program's advisor Becky Olive-Taylor, spoke about the goals and purpose for it. "It's and interest group that was developed last year for students who are first generation college students at Elon.

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