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Private School Police Bill Signed by Gov. McCrory

A bill that makes police records at private universities available to the public was signed by Governor Pat McCrory on Wednesday. The bill, NC H142, stems from a lawsuit filed against Elon University by Nick Ochsner, an Elon alumnus and former reporter for our newscast. Elon Campus Police and other North Carolina private college police agencies are now required ...Full Article

Having “no faith” in college

This year Elon opened a brand new Numen Lumen multi faith pavilion on campus. But what about students who would say they have no faith? “At times I’ve said ...Full Article

Elon Joins Colonial Athletic Association

Team Multimedia Reporting by: Joe Bruno, Ryan Greene, Gary Grumbach and Alex Rose. Elon University announced Thursday that it will leave the Southern Conference and join the Colonial Athletic ...Full Article

Changes coming to Greek Accreditation

To be recognized by Greek life at Elon, fraternities and sororities need to go through a new accreditation process. According to the Office of Greek Life, the program will ...Full Article

Power outage hits Elon

Several buildings on Elon’s campus lost power at approximately 2:30 p.m as a result of power outages in Alamance County. Duke Energy told ELN there were two power outages ...Full Article

Campus panel debates gun violence

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Students Remember Jordan West

There was a moment of silence at Elon’s annual Black Excellence Awards Saturday. It was meant to honor a student who had sat in that very same room the ...Full Article

Charlotte Mayor tapped as Secretary of Transportation

President Barack Obama officially named Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as his nominee for Secretary of Transportation Monday afternoon. In his announcement from the White House East Room, Obama praised ...Full Article

Exclusive Interview with President Lambert on Chick-fil-A

Our Gary Grumbach and John Bowden had an exclusive interview with President Leo Lambert on Elon University’s decision to keep Chick-fil-A.Full Article

Car crashes into student bedroom at Trollinger Apartments

The student, whose bedroom was damaged after a car crashed through her wall Tuesday morning, said she has moved out of her Trollinger Apartment.  Police say there were no ...Full Article

Chick-fil-A To Remain At Elon

After months of deliberation, the Board of Trustees has elected for Chick-fil-A to remain on campus after reviewing a report submitted by the Vendor Policy Committee. The committee was ...Full Article

Chick-fil-A to Stay

The following was an email sent by Jeff Stein on behalf of the Board of Trustees. Stick with Elon Local News for more details: Over the course of this ...Full Article

Women of Color Institute

By Evan McGillivray The Truitt Center hosted the Women of Color Institute on Saturday, April 13th. The interactive event was designed to create a network and to discuss life ...Full Article

Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral Set for Today

Preparations for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral are underway. The ceremony for the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be a ceremonial funeral with military honors. The funeral is ...Full Article

Twas’ the night before registration

 Twas’ the night before registration And all through Elon Not a senior was sleeping They might miss their alarm “It’s just a constant fear.  It’s a constant fear of ...Full Article

Explosions reported at Boston Marathon

Witnesses are reporting two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon shortly before 3 p.m. According to Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis, two explosions occurred simultaneously on ...Full Article

Dozens at Elon event affected by gastrointestinal illness

At least 44 people associated with an on-campus event at Elon University have reported symptoms of gastrointestinal illness, according to an email sent by Dr. Ginette Archinal, University Physician ...Full Article

Man Struck and Killed By Train in Burlington

According to Lt. Bret Currie of the Burlington Police, a white male, thought to be 50 years of age, was struck and killed by N. C. Piedmont Train #1797 ...Full Article

Gunpoint Robbery Follow-Up

The Elon Town Police have requested help from the NC State Bureau of Investigation with their investigation into the February 1st gunpoint robbery of an Elon student. They are ...Full Article

February 11 Full Show

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Dual Degree Program

Although many Elon students choose to graduate early, one unique Elon program is designed for students to obtain their bachelor’s degrees in only three years. The dual-degree engineering program ...Full Article

Web Update: 2-7-2013

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Student Robbed at Gunpoint

An Elon student was robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning behind building D of the Trollinger Apartments. According to the police report, a black male took the student’s wallet ...Full Article

Flu Season at Elon

Flu season has hit Elon and the flu is spreading fast. The flu can spread by physical contact with everyday objects. “The sort of viruses we’re talking about with ...Full Article

Ceremonial Swearing-In

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NC Society of DC Ball

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Representative Richard Hudson

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Representative George Holding

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Representative Virginia Foxx

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Kids’ Inaugural Ball

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Civil War and the Inaugural Parade

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Military and the Inaugural Parade

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Inauguration Show

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January 17 Web Update

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Inaugural Parade Floats

Floats are the main attraction at many parades but at Saturday’s Gubernatorial Inaugural Parade, one of the floats promoted a local industry. With more than 70 floats taking part ...Full Article

Gap semester students arrive at Elon

More than 70 percent of Elon students study abroad during their four years but imagine going abroad before your life at Elon even starts. With the new gap semester ...Full Article

Fiscal Cliff Affects Elon

As 2012 came to a close, Congress and the White House were able to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff”, that would have caused more than a five-hundred-thousand dollar tax ...Full Article

January 14 Newscast

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College Students Take Their Relationship to the Next Level

Today, several people choose careers and to have life experiences before settling down. As a result, the average age at which a couple gets married is increasing. According to ...Full Article

Greyhound Friends

Families across America are adopting dogs, but the one species that is often overlooked is the greyhound. Many people associate greyhounds with the race track; but they are actually ...Full Article

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Making snowflakes is an activity children do every year, but on Saturday, January 5th the children in Graham were designing snowflakes for a cause. “We’re going to send them ...Full Article

Executive Mansion Tours

On Saturday afternoon, crowds of people lined the streets of Raleigh as they awaited a glimpse into Governor McCrory’s new home. ELN visited the open house at the governor’s ...Full Article

Inaugural Parade Celebrates Past and Present

Crowds gathered in Raleigh Saturday morning to welcome the man they elected into office. In his speech, Governor McCrory shared his high hopes for the next four years. McCrory ...Full Article

Safe Surrender

This past weekend, Greensboro officials partnered up with community leaders to help with gun control right here in the Triad. Handguns, shotguns, rifles and ammunition were all collected at ...Full Article

Inaugural Celebration ties up a week of festivities

Pat McCrory and guests gathered at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday for a final celebration to end a week of inaugural events. The night had a “Nothing Could ...Full Article

Airsoft Galore

Elon University technician Wayne Thompson is the co-owner of the new store, Airsoft R Us, a local business that caters to Airsoft players. Thompson was looking for something new ...Full Article

January 7 Newscast

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Holly’s Holidays

Fears of falling off the fiscal cliff were expected to hurt holiday sales. But locally, that was not the case. The management at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington says ...Full Article

Gubernatorial Inauguration Festivities

ELN will be reporting on the upcoming Gubernatorial and Presidential Inauguration festivities this month. Our coverage will be broadcasted on January 21. Here is a list of gubernatorial inauguration ...Full Article

Spring Convocation for Honors Speakers

Elon Local News has learned that along with founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core Eboo Patel, several other notable religious and spiritual figures will be attending the ...Full Article

DOJ files civil rights suit against Alamance County Sheriff

The United States Department of Justice filed a civil rights lawsuit against Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson Thursday, after he was faced with allegations of racial profiling and discrimination. ...Full Article

No-Contact Order Filed Against Alexis Gray

Elon Local News worked with The Pendulum to obtain a no-contact order for stalking or nonconsensual sexual conduct filed against Alexis Gray on December 3. Gray, the 18-year-old who ...Full Article

Gray “Uses Suicide as a Threat”

Elon Local News has obtained copies of the domestic violence protective order against Alexis Gray, taken out by her ex-boyfriend, Elon student Greg Seelagy. In the document, Gray is ...Full Article

November 29 Web Update

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Chick-Fil-A controversy gave Elon ‘a bad name,’ students say

Jack Minor is one of the many students on campus who are tired of the Chick-Fil-A controversy. “Really it was a disappointment because it was embarrassing,” said senior Jack ...Full Article

Chick-fil-A reactions ripple outside campus

What should have been a quiet morning at the Admissions office over fall break turned into a phone frenzy. Greg Zaiser, the Vice President of Admissions heard from many ...Full Article

Students receive backlash from their comments

The legislation to ban Chik-fil-a has sparked conversations all around Elon’s campus, and the author of the legislation, senior Lauren Clapp, said she had no idea it would get ...Full Article

Chick-Fil-A Veto Upheld by Elon SGA

The Elon SGA voted 21-20-0 to uphold Executive President Darien Flowers’ veto. Twenty seven votes were required to override the veto. With the veto upheld, SGA does not take ...Full Article

SGA Executive President Darien Flowers’ Memorandum Regarding Chick-fil-A

The following was given to Elon Local News at a press conference Sunday afternoon: To: The Elon University Community From: Darien Flowers, SGA Executive President Date: October 17, 2012 ...Full Article

Off-Campus Behavior at Elon

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2012 Organization Fair

Highlights from the 2012 Organization fair held on Young Commons.Full Article

Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 11th Anniversary of the attack on New York City’s World Trade Center. “I didn’t know what happened, no one else knew what happened. We all just ...Full Article

A New Resource Room for the LGBTQ Community

Ronda Ataalla talked to students and faculty about the addition of a new resource on campus for the community.Full Article

Crossing Safety Near the Station at Mill Point

The new construction at the Station at Mill Point brings up new issues pertaining to safety on campus. Some students are worried about the increased foot traffic from Station ...Full Article

Alcohol Regulations in the Station at Mill Point

Nicole Chadwick looked into how residence life will regulate alcohol in the Station at Mill Point.Full Article

Problems With Summer Internship Program

Some students raised concerns regarding the summer internship program in the School of Communications. Eric Halperin investigated.Full Article

Security Cameras on Campus

Several cameras were recently added to the Station at Mill Point, but where will they be put next? Reporter Joe Bruno looked into it.Full Article

DNC: First Amendment Rights of Protesters

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Elon Local News is Elon’s News Leader

This year we promise to bring you more news, more often. That’s why we are Elon’s News Leader.Full Article

Protesters With Opposite Views Find Common Ground

A faith-based protest got heated outside of the Charlotte Convention Center Wednesday morning, when a demonstrator accused America of moving away from God. “The Democratic National Convention has come ...Full Article

SGA Freshman Speeches

Freshman President: Alexandre Bohannon Chris Johnston John Cameron Crowder Matthew McCann Taylor DeBlock Freshman Vice President: Brandon Anderson Madison Tamblyn Ruth Robinson TJ Mullen Will Dawkins Freshman Senator: Ashleigh ...Full Article

Frank Campisano, Elon Freshman Novelist

Many first-year students have spent the last six-months preparing for College, but Frank Campisano has had other things on his mind. Like a book he’s been writing. It started ...Full Article

Move-In Day Wrap-Up

Elon first-years arrived on campus this past Friday and it was a day filled with excitement. Incoming student Arthur Tildesley shared with us why he chose Elon and what ...Full Article

DNC Preview

Jason Puckett and Nicole Chadwick give us an idea of what Elon Local News will be covering at the Democratic National Convention next week.Full Article

Elon Hillel space to change

A student organization finds a new home on campus. Elon Hillel will move into the old Truitt Center this January. Study areas, a kitchen, offices and a garden are ...Full Article

Elon Local News: August 27 Show

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Elon construction crews out in full force

School was out but there was no summer break for the Elon construction team. The video we’re showing you was once North Area…and soon enough, it will become the ...Full Article

Updates from Summer in Egypt

Some Elon Local News reporters spent the summer interning at places like 60 Minutes and NBC Nightly News. But our Ronda Ataalla did things a little differently, she visited ...Full Article

Chick-Fil-A At Elon, Will It Stay?

A popular fast food restaurant is getting recognition for more than just it’s tasty chicken sandwiches. Chick-Fil-A is getting mixed reactions from the public after a statement regarding same-sex ...Full Article

Update- Aldawsari found guilty on terror charges

By Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was found guilty on terror charges Wednesday in federal court in Amarillo, Texas. Sentencing is scheduled for September 11. Aldawsari, 22 and former student at ...Full Article

Elon professor offers lessons from “Village Project” in new book

“It takes a village to raise a child.” It’s a well-known phrase, but for Elon Assistant Professor Jean Rohr, it is way more than just an old proverb. Professor ...Full Article

Apps to Take On the Road This Summer

Today is the first day of summer and while the weather might be scorching, don’t let your road trips scorch your wallet. Money saving website, Kiplinger.com, says these three ...Full Article

Company Shops Market Celebrates First Year Anniversary

It’s not just a grocery store, it’s a place to eat and it’s also Burlington’s first co-op. Company Shops Market proudly celebrated its first year anniversary this past Saturday. ...Full Article

N.C open records law does not apply to private colleges, court rules

The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that private universities in North Carolina are not subject to public record laws. This decision affirmed a lower court ruling issued ...Full Article
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