Monthly Archives: October 2013

Poll of Elon students shows the university to be the “perfect size” for most undergraduates

By Connor Cavanaugh All students at Elon University made the choice to attend a private institution with an undergraduate enrollment around 5,000. Because of this, a large majority of Elon students say that the university’s current enrollment size is just … Continue reading

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Shiho Fukada visits Elon University, speaks with reporting class about photojournalism and reporting ethics

By Connor Cavanaugh The classroom went silent as her photos flashed upon the projector screen. The clicking of laptop keys ceased as images of poverty, destruction and sadness flicked by, one after another. Freelance photojournalist Shiho Fukada spent time talking … Continue reading

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Elon University’s Performing Arts Department presents the musical ‘Ragtime’

By Connor Cavanaugh For 6 days at Elon, Harlem musicians, upper-class suburbanites, and Eastern European immigrants will come together to dazzle audiences with singing, dancing and drama. Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts is presenting ‘Ragtime,’ showing in McCrary Theatre … Continue reading

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Author and professor Michael Shermer speaks at Elon University about skepticism and skeptics role in science

By Connor Cavanaugh Michael Shermer gave a lecture entitled “Why People Believe Weird Things” on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m in Elon University’s Whitley Auditorium, sponsored by the Liberal Arts Forum as a free and open event. Shermer is an … Continue reading

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Elon University Breaks Ground on Inman Admissions Welcome Center

By Connor Cavanaugh Currently, families visiting Elon for the first time are relegated into a single cramped room within Moseley Center, where they await tour guides to lead them around campus. Their experience is about to change in a very … Continue reading

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A Close Call

By Connor Cavanaugh “I remember getting into the car, and then everything goes black.” Elon junior Zach Phillips got into a Dodge Charger with his friend Mark Frattaroli on Sept. 28, 2008, and woke up two months later in UMass … Continue reading

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Midnight Meals and Jack Garno

By Connor Cavanaugh Irazu coffee shop was almost completely filled with students, both sitting and standing, by the time Elon sophomore Jack Garno stepped up to the microphone. Over the next half hour, Garno performed a mix of original songs, … Continue reading

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