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Elon students serve local community through summer internships

An eight-week paid summer internship, Campus Alamance gives Elon University students the opportunity to gain professional experience. The program was created in 2021 and has grown from 14 students and 13 businesses to 38 students and 48 businesses this year. In collaboration with Connie Book, the president of Elon University, Robin Kazemarek, the director of […]

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Local museum aims to become a World Heritage site

The Greensboro International Civil Rights Museum (ICRCM)  is in the process of gaining international recognition as a world heritage site from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote cultural heritage and dignity. By gaining recognition ICRCM will be exposing the surrounding community to a more diverse and well rounded source of […]

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Maker Hub offers creative outlet for students

  Elon University’s Maker Hub is known to be a place where students can channel their inner artistry and relieve stress. First-time maker and Elon Academy student Christen McAdoo thinks the same. “While I’ve been in here, anything that’s kind of made me sad throughout the day, I haven’t really thought about it,” rising senior […]

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Pandora’s Pies commemorates 10 years with a family-focused celebration

  Pandora’s Pies, located on the main strip through downtown Elon, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year by continuing to bring joy to the table. The restaurant has managed to stay in business for the past decade because of its commitment to quality customer service and its tight knit staff. Owner Kimberley Holt attributed […]

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Elon’s annual tennis camp serves up summer fun with lessons for kids

  Nina Brasington has been participating in Elon University’s tennis camp since she was 11 years old. Brasington is homeschooled, so one of the ways she can socialize with other children is through tennis. “I love coming here and being on the courts again,” Brasington said. The annual tennis summer camp is open to all […]

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Elon class ring draws archivist to WWII pilot

Dewey Hooper, Elon graduate and bomber pilot, died in 1942. Eighty years later, the resurfacing of his 1940 class ring compelled archivist and assistant librarian Randall Bowman to share Hooper’s story. Bowman initially planned to conduct research tying Elon University and World War II together to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl […]

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Elon aims to continue previously implemented sustainable practices

As numerous colleges in recent years have pledged to increase sustainability on campus, Elon University, has worked on implementing and maintaining sustainability efforts since as early as 2004. Former Elon President Leo Lambert appointed The Environmental Advisory Council, composed of Elon faculty, staff and students who are dedicated to maintaining and promoting sustainability on campus. […]

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House bill seeks increased funding for North Carolina public schools

      Access to an equitable and equal education for students in North Carolina public schools has been a prominent dinner table conversation for many families for two and a half decades. The issue extends beyond the face value implications of easy accessibility, venturing into topics concerning teacher salaries, support staff, and most importantly, early […]

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Service Fellows program gives back to Alamance County

Not everyone who graduates spends their first year chasing a paycheck – some choose to give back to their community instead. For those students, The Elon Service Fellows program is an opportunity to expand their horizons while honoring Alamance County. Former university president, Leo Lambert, established a  program in 2014 to serve Alamance County. The […]

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Elon launches new college access program for local high schoolers

This year marks the first year of Freedom Scholars, Elon University’s new program for high schoolers in the Alamance-Burlington school system. From June 19 to July 2, rising high school seniors in the area are attending classes focused on philosophy, democracy and leadership. The goal of the program is to help the students impact their […]

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