Lifestyle

Syrian refugee defies the odds

4/25/18 3:00pm

Saria Samakie, a Syrian refugee, has already lived a long life at age 21. Now a freshman at Georgetown University, he was awarded the Arrupe Scholarship and speaks nationally about his experiences as an immigrant.

Soaring with aerial silks

4/18/18 1:56pm

Recently, members of the Zenitry family received news that the owner of the studio is stepping down in order to care for her newborn baby, and if a replacement is not found soon, the studio will close by the end of May. 

#ContestMovieLife

4/18/18 12:53pm

Elon University School of Communications students have the chance to win the Fan Favorite award, as measured by the #ContestMovieLife hashtag on social media.

Life in Smith Hall

4/17/18 11:02pm

Though many call it gross, some call it the best place to live on Elon University’s campus.  Nestled between the Duke building and Carolina residence hall, Smith Hall is the Historic Neighborhood dormitory that has a unique characteristic: it’s the only place on campus where only men can live.

Elon sophomore uses crafting to create own business

4/12/18 5:08pm

Courtney Chambers decided to launch a do-it-yourself craft blog. At the time, DIY companies were only geared toward children, so she was eager to create a platform that gave teenagers the ability to express themselves. “We want to provide our generation with a place to go to find inspiration ... and feel capable of creating things,” Courtney said.

Elon to celebrate Hindu festival Holi on Friday

4/10/18 4:45pm

The colorful and lively Hindu festival of Holi will be celebrated at Elon this month with vibrant colored paints, dyes and music.  The Holi festival will occur in Speakers' Corner 4 p.m. Friday, April 13. Following the festival will be Indian Shabbat held in the Numen Lumen Pavilion 7 p.m. 

HerCampus brings The Brand Girls to Elon

3/28/18 8:24pm

Sunscreen, lipstick and hairspray lined the seats of McEwen 209 on Wednesday night. The Her Campus chapter at Elon University partnered with The Brand Girls. This crossover event encouraged female students to follow their passions in the workforce. 

The story behind the jumps and turns

3/14/18 12:03pm

The velvet red curtain opens to reveal an empty black stage. There’s complete silence. A few seconds pass and a light beams from above on to a single dancer draped in royal blue, with mysterious fog lingering in the background. Abby Corrigan lifts her head and stares into the audience. This is Echoes. 

Elon reflects on majority and non-majority relationships

3/3/18 1:20pm

“I understand that Elon has been working on increasing diversity on campus trying to triple international students. However, Elon as a whole has a lot more work to do before it can accommodate such an increase within a group that requires more to adjust than majority students,” Kamal said.