Kieran Ungemach

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NEWS 2/24/21 8:11pm

​Gov. Roy Cooper lifts modified stay-at-home order as NC COVID-19 cases decline

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced at a press conference on Wednesday that the modified stay-at-home order in the state will be lifted on Friday at 5 p.m. The order, which was originally put in place after North Carolina saw an influx of COVID-19 cases after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, is being lifted after the state has seen a downward trend in cases for the last few months, according to Cooper. 

NEWS 2/19/21 12:44am

SGA Project Task Force discusses major changes to constitution

Elon University’s Student Government Association Project Task Force met virtually Thursday night about proposed changes to the SGA constitution that would significantly alter the structure of the organization. The new Constitution model more aligned with the United States government in the creation of three distinct branches: the legislative, executive and judicial branches. 

NEWS 11/20/20 10:40am

SGA passes legislation to recognize Juneteenth at Elon

The Student Government Association unanimously passed legislation to have Elon University recognize Juneteenth as a holiday and also passed a bill allowing students abroad to serve and run for senate. During their last business meeting of the 2020 fall semester, senators discussed the importance of making sure the university acknowledges Juneteenth, a June 19, holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. after the Civil War. 

NEWS 11/16/20 8:37am

Elon SGA hosts Provost Volety, legislation for new speed bumps fails

he Student Government Association hosted Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aswani Volety during their weekly business meeting to speak on new updates in academics for the 2020-21 school year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives later debated and voted to not pass new legislation that sought to approve $6,000 of SGA reserve funding to install speed bumps and speed limit signs on Phoenix Drive.

NEWS 11/4/20 2:29pm

Where do we go from here?

America in 2020 has emerged as a divided country. The country’s divergence came to a head with an intense Election Day that saw former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump face off. The path ahead has the American people wondering how they got here and where they go from here.

NEWS 10/22/20 9:18am

Election Board officials weigh in on early, in-person voting

With Election Day quickly approaching and early voting starting last week, Elon University students are gearing up to cast their ballots on or before Nov. 3. 28 million Americans already have voted early. In Alamance County over 21,000 people have voted early according to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

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