Mason Willett

Mason Willett ‘24 is studying journalism, and sports management at Elon University. Willett is the Sports Director and a multimedia reporter for Elon News Network, covering sports, and local news. Willett enjoys fishing, playing basketball, and is an avid fan of all sports. He hopes to work in local news once he graduates.  

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LIFESTYLE 4/7/23 1:27pm

Elon University hosts Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games

Elon University hosted the 2023 Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games for the first time since the pandemic, bringing together children with disabilities and making them all feel like winners. Elon sophomore Elizabeth Price is the special events coordinator for Elon volunteers and said the hometown version of the event opened her eyes. She said she was excited to be able to be a big part of the Special Olympics that Elon hosts as soon as she got here. 

NEWS 3/28/23 7:37pm

President Joe Biden visits Durham, kicks off ‘Investing in America’ tour

U.S. President Joe Biden kicked off his “Investing in America” tour with a visit to the Tar Heel State Tuesday, highlighting multiple pieces of legislation related to the tour’s  agenda. These include the Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the American Rescue Plan. The White House is using the tour to highlight Biden’s domestic agenda of growing the economy from the “bottom up.” 

SPORTS 2/25/23 10:58pm

Elon University men’s basketball loses emotional Senior Night game

The Elon University men’s basketball team started off hot making 9-16 shots in the opening minutes on Saturday but fell off as the game went on, allowing the University of Delaware to dominate and win 70-54. Elon, who came into Saturday’s game with its first round Colonial Athletic Association Tournament matchup already locked in against William & Mary, did not have much to play for with regard to standings. 

SPORTS 2/9/23 9:58pm

Elon University football player joins battle against breast cancer

Jon Seaton currently has over 1.8 million followers on TikTok thanks to his name, image and likeness deal, which helps all kinds of collegiate athletes achieve influence and enhance their careers. Seaton partnered with Outback Steakhouse in October. Now, he and the restaurant chain are working to help in the fight against cancer with Fighting Pretty, a nonprofit organization created by Kara Frazier to empower women during and after cancer treatment. 

SPORTS 11/2/22 8:00am

Elon University athlete heals through lacrosse, teammate support

Editor’s Note: This story includes descriptions of personal accounts of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Feb. 14, 2018. A spot on an all-conference rookie team is a major accomplishment for any new collegiate athlete, but the recognition means much more for Sammy Fisher — a midfielder for Elon University’s lacrosse team and survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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