the year, students produce a weekly student newspaper, air an FM
radio station and produce content through ESTV (Elon Student Television)
for campus distribution.
We strongly encourage our students to get involved in the student
media, where they can write, edit and produce content that reaches
a broad audience.
Student newspaper, The Pendulum:
The Pendulum Online - http://www.elon.edu/pendulum
The Pendulum is Elon's weekly, student-produced newspaper. It was
founded in 1974. The publication is put out by 20editors and 50
to 100 other staffers, reporters, photographers and business/advertising
workers. The paper's online and traditional versions cover major
sports events, internationally recognized speakers, entertainment
and the campus community. Editors are paid a small stipend for their
work. Pendulum staff members have many opportunities to meet with
professional editors and reporters and travel to attend national
media conferences sponsored by Associated Collegiate Press, College
Media Advisers and Columbia Scholastic Press. The group's adviser
is Janna Anderson.
Elon Student Television:
Elon Student Television was created in 1992 by student Christopher
Waters. Hundreds of students work in some capacity each year in
the production of programming for ESTV. The group divides its programming
into three categories: entertainment, news and sports. "Phoenix14
News" is Elon's live weekly newscast. Other programming includes
game shows and serious talk shows. ESTV Sports covers football,
basketball, baseball, soccer and softball with full-scale live broadcasts
out of a remote-production truck. Elon Television produces "Touchdown
Phoenix Football," a live-to-tape production. The group's adviser
is Linda Lashendock.
Student radio, WSOE 89.3 FM:
Elon's student radio station celebrated its 25th anniversary in
2003. It has has a number of paid positions on its executive staff.
Its signal reaches as far as Greensboro, N.C., to the west and Durham,
N.C., to the east and is broadcast 24 hours a day. Select staff
members attend such national conferences as the annual National
Association of Broadcasters meetings and College Music Journal's
annual Music Marathon. The group's adviser is Bryan Baker.
Student yearbook, Phi Psi Cli:
Elon's yearbook was founded in 1913, and is named for the first
three literary societies on campus. It traditionally carries sections
covering Student Life, People, Sports, Organizations, Arts and Academics
and a Mini Mag. The fall 2002 edition is the 87th volume, and it
covers the 2001-02 academic year. Its 192 pages will include 32
in color. The books are distributed free to students. The group
currently employs eight student editors, and its adviser is Felicia
Student literary magazine, Colonnades:
The name of Elon's student literary society is taken from a common
feature of Elon's campus architecture. The group prints two literary
and art publications annually, including art, poetry, and fiction
and non-fiction writing. The adviser for this organization is Kevin
Cinelon is a place at which people who enjoy films can come together
to view and discuss them. Cinelon is also a networking organization
to aid students who would like to contact alumni in the industry.
It also serves as a support system for student filmmakers looking
to fill crew positions for their films. Cinelon advances the study
of films through practical experience and cooperative learning.
The club is both a resource for student filmmakers and a source
of motivation. The adviser for this organization is Michael Frontani.