Margaret Faust

Margaret '23 is at Elon University studying journalism and international global studies with a focus on the Arabic language. Faust is a proud reporter and fill in anchor for Elon Local News. She is particularly interested in covering the environment and education throughout the county. When she isn't in the newsroom, she is usually hiking or baking. Since studying abroad in Cairo, Egypt, Faust's new professional goal is to be an environmental reporter in the Middle East.    


Recent Articles

NEWS 9/7/22 4:11pm

Faucette House on East Trollinger Avenue sold

The 100-year-old building sits across the tracks next to the post office—it looks like a house, but it functions as an office building. It’s called the Faucette House, and it has been sold. The four tenants who run businesses inside the house have to move out by the beginning of October. 


NEWS 8/29/22 8:23pm

ABSS celebrates first day of new school year

Stepping off buses, hopping out of cars, waving from the doorway. Students said goodbye to parents and hello to a new  school year. Aug. 29 was the first day of school for everyone in the Alamance-Burlington School System. 


NEWS 8/18/22 11:05am

Elon University class of 2026 arrives in Global Neighborhood

Adjacent to Lake Mary Nell and the Loy Center is the Global Neighborhood. This neighborhood is full of LLCs — ASHES, African diaspora, creative arts, international, performing arts and polyglot — all located within its five residence halls. These buildings surround Global Commons, a beloved study spot and classroom space on campus. Global also neighbors Lakeside Dining Hall, where a different culture’s cuisine is served each week. The neighborhood is made up of primarily freshmen and sophomores. 


NEWS 5/16/22 2:45pm

Campaigning for Alamance-Burlington Board of Education: Dan Ingle hopes to address school safety, transparency and athletics

Dan Ingle wears many hats. A representative in the North Carolina General Assembly House, town of Elon chief of police, Alamance County commissioner and Elon University criminal investigator are a few of Ingle’s past positions. Now, the 69-year-old retiree is running for one of three seats on the Alamance Burlington School System’s board of education. 


NEWS 4/20/22 11:03am

Prices across Elon University's campus, downtown increase due to inflation

The increase in prices is a result of the high inflation rate for the U.S., which is 8.5% in 2022 — the highest since December 1981 according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The most recent Consumer Price Index Summary from the department also reported that inflation rates have hit record 40-year highs for the fifth consecutive month. Consumer prices rose 8.5% in the last year, and take out food has even risen 6.9% in the last year.  


NEWS 4/22/21 12:34pm

Solar farm hindered from powering the university

The 15-acre solar farm was constructed in 2015 and consists of 9,900 individual solar cells. At its full potential, the farm is expected to generate 4,500 megawatt-hours of electricity annually, though the electricity produced over the past three years has been a little under 3,000 megawatt hours of energy annually, due in part to cloudy days. 


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