Kieran Ungemach

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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.

NEWS 9/1/20 11:19am

SGA holds first in-person meeting of the semester

The first Student Government Association business meeting of the fall semester looked a little different this year, with representatives spaced six feet apart — some attending virtually — and wearing masks in Alumni Gym. Delegates discussed a variety of topics, including the new bias reporting system and the university's handling of the coronavirus on campus.

NEWS 3/3/20 8:21pm

LIVE BLOG: Alamance County tax referendum results

The Alamance county primary ballot includes a referendum on whether or not to increase the county sales tax from 6.75% to 7%.  If passed, items in the county like groceries and gas would not be affected by the sales tax, but people who spend money at retail shops and food places would bear the tax.

NEWS 3/3/20 8:19pm

LIVE BLOG: Alamance County Commissioners results

Alamance county voters will vote this Super Tuesday on who will run for the three open seats for County Commissioner. With 12 candidates total, five being Democrat and seven being Republican, only three candidates from each party will be able to move on to the general election.

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