Mackenzie Wilkes


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NEWS 11/11/19 8:27pm

The search for a town manager

A seven-month search is coming to a close in the town of Elon for its next town manager. The Board of Aldermen has offered the town manager position to one of the two final candidates.


NEWS 11/8/19 12:52pm

ENN Radio Nov. 8, 2019

This week's episode of ENN Radio is all about politics in Alamance County. Mackenzie Wilkes breaks down the election results for the Elon Board of Aldermen race and the city of Burlington mayoral race. Maeve Ashbrook tells us the state of the search for Elon's new town manager.


NEWS 11/5/19 10:20pm

Baltutis wins third term as mayor of Burlington

Ian Baltutis — an Elon University alumnus —won the mayoral election for the city of Burlington. With all precincts reporting Baltutis has won with 66.54% of the votes according to the unofficial election results from the North Carolina State Board of Elections.


NEWS 11/1/19 8:12am

ENN Radio Nov. 1, 2019

On this week's episode of ENN Radio there's an update on the mumps and Kyra O'Connor explains how vaccination exemptions work at Elon University. Grace Morris describes what the active shooter drill in Alamance County was like and how town of Elon police and university police performed during the drill.


NEWS 10/25/19 4:54pm

ENN Radio Oct. 25, 2019

On this week's episode of ENN Radio Mackenzie Wilkes talks about the upcoming board of Alderman Elections. Margaret Faust tells us how Elon's Jewish community is doing following the gunfire at the Chabad House. Caitlin Rundle gives a rundown of the season for women's soccer as they head to the CAA Championship.


NEWS 10/25/19 4:54pm

ENN Radio Oct. 25, 2019

On this week's episode of ENN Radio Mackenzie Wilkes talks about the upcoming board of Alderman Elections. Margaret Faust tells us how Elon's Jewish community is doing following the gunfire at the Chabad House. Caitlin Rundle gives a rundown of the season for women's soccer as they head to the CAA Championship.


NEWS 10/11/19 8:45am

ENN Radio Oct. 11, 2019

In this week's episode of ENN Radio Christian Galvano explains what we know about the gunfire that happened outside the Chabad House. The Inn at Elon is set to open January 6 and we will hear from Lauren Singles on how Elon plans to use the inn for university advancement. Mackenzie Wilkes tells us the goals of the candidates for mayor of the City of Burlington ahead of November's general election. 


NEWS 10/10/19 8:00am

Elon launches textile recycling program

A new textile recycling program has been launched by Elon University’s Office of Sustainability. The recycling initiative allows Elon community members to recycle clothing, carpets, bedspreads and other fabric-like items.


NEWS 10/6/19 9:01pm

The Burlington mayoral election explained

There are three candidates vying for votes in the primary municipal election, which will be held this Tuesday, Oct. 8. The mayoral office for the City of Burlington will be on the ballot. Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.


NEWS 10/4/19 11:26am

ENN Radio Oct. 4, 2019

In this week's episode reporter Maeve Ashbrook talks the strategic plan and the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Elon Elementary school building.There's a new face working full time at the Elon Fire Department helping to keep the station up and running.Two more cases of the mumps confirmed on campus, and how one woman stands out on the club hockey team.


NEWS 9/27/19 9:21am

ENN Radio Sept. 27, 2019

This week's episode is a special Hispanic Heritage Month edition of ENN Radio. We're joined by reporter Maria Ramirez Uribe to understand what Hispanic and Latinx representation looks like at Elon University. Kyra O'Connor talks about the ways that representation not only includes students, but faculty and staff. One international student is bringing their passion on the track to Elon.


NEWS 9/20/19 10:52am

ENN Radio Sept. 20, 2019

On this week's episode, Maeve Ashbrook and Brian Rea talk to Elon students and health officials about the risks associated with vaping. Jack Norcross explains why the Elon chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity has had their charter revoked. Elon has a new recycling program on campus and what to expect ahead of the Phoenix face off against Wake Forest.


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