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Elon student interns at the DNC

Madison Rieger is a junior at Elon spending her week as a runner for ABC Radio.  Her daily tasks can include anything from grabbing coffee for talent to scouting out delegates or speakers for radio interviews. As a communications major, Madison came to Philadelphia this week feeling well prepared and thankful to Elon for the diverse set of classes she ...Full Article

Hillary Clinton makes history by accepting Democratic Party nomination

Making history in her signature pant suit, Hillary Rodham Clinton officially became the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination on Thursday. She said she will accept ...Full Article

19-year-old NC delegate attends DNC

PHILADELPHIA — John Easterling is a University of North Carolina at Greensboro student, a North Carolina delegate and a Hillary Clinton supporter.   And he’s only 19. Easterling got involved ...Full Article

Elon student among delegates at DNC

PHILADELPHIA — Traveling across many state lines, one Elon University student found his way into the Democratic National Convention. The Mayor of Atlanta invited senior and Georgia native Chris Edwards ...Full Article

Millennials attend Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA — The 2016 Democratic National Convention has given Millennial Democrats an opportunity to voice what characteristics they want in the next president. Brown University student Melissa Cairo is ...Full Article

DNC: God and the DNC Platform

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DNC: First Amendment Rights of Protesters

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DNC: Interesting Souvenirs

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DNC: A closer look at social media

Steve Roth gives you the lowdown.Full Article

DNC: Charlotte Catholics want election to be about more than abortion

The Catholic Church is often seen as one of the premier pro-life advocacy groups in American politics. But according to several parishioners of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Charlotte, ...Full Article

DNC: Joaquin Castro

An interview with Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, twin brother of Keynote speaker Julian CastroFull Article

DNC: A Walk-and-Talk with Geraldo Rivera

ELN spoke with Geraldo Rivera while he was on his way to get a beer.Full Article

DNC: Chris Cillizza on whether college students are educated enough to vote

Brennan McGovern and Joe Bruno interview Washington Post reporter, Chris Cillizza on whether college students are educated enough to vote.Full Article

DNC: Joel Stein

ELN interviewed Time columnist Joel Stein about his time at the DNC.Full Article

DNC: Ed Gordon

Ed Gordon of BET’s “Weekly with Ed Gordon” on why it is important for college students to vote.Full Article

DNC: Day 3 in pictures

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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

Michael Nutter on Obama’s work for college students

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter shares his opinion on why this is an election for young people.Full Article

Protests Preview

Here’s a look at what’s been going on outside the Charlotte convention center: ELN was there during the abortion debate this afternoon.Full Article

DNC: Julian Castro

DNC keynote speaker Julian Castro on why young people should vote in the upcoming election.Full Article

DNC Burlington Protestors in Charlotte

Protestors came from all over the country to let their voices be heard at the DNC. Jason Puckett found some local protestors who shared their opinions.Full Article

DNC Women’s Caucus meets in Charlotte

Nicole Chadwick visited the Democratic Women’s Caucus and learned why their vote is so important in this election. Speakers include former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and President ...Full Article

DNC: Elon Local News exclusive interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jasmine Turner had an exclusive interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson at the 2012 Democratic National ConventionFull Article

DNC: Volunteers

Brian Mezerski talked to some volunteers at the DNC.Full Article

DNC: Young Delegates

Nicole Chadwick caught up with one of the youngest delegates at the DNC: 22-year-old David de la Fuente.Full Article

DNC: Security Measures at the Convention

Jason Puckett took a look at the security preparations for the DNC.Full Article

DNC: Elon Poll Results

Eric Halperin reports on the Elon Poll results and he sat down with Charlie Cook to discuss the findings.Full Article

DNC: Day 1 Preview

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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