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Thursday, April 20, 2006

 

Elon showcases student talents

This year, the Student Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) won't be the only opportunity for students to display their talents and achievements. In addition to the annual event, there will be a weeklong celebration dedicated to student involvement in the arts.

Jessica Frizen / Photographer

Celebrate will highlight the artistic accomplishments of students.Soph omore Hailey Stebbins shows her self portait to her digital art class.

Two new pavilions expected to stimulate student engagement and creative learning

The Elon University campus continues to evolve as two new pavilions will be added to the Academic Village within the next year. While new construction is emerging everywhere on campus from the new Oaks Apartments to the Koury Business Center, students and faculty seemed elated about the new pavilions that will focus on the liberal arts.

Organization Briefs

The Pendulum runs organizational briefs free of charge as a service to the Elon community. The Pendulum asks that briefs be informative of upcoming events and should be no longer than 40 words. All briefs should be turned in by 5 p.m. Monday.

Crime Watch

All information was compiled from April 10 through April 16.These are charges made by the Elon Campus Police and the Town of Elon Police.

Study abroad adviser leaves Elon to work for London program

Emma Jones. Elon students involved in study abroad programs have grown accustomed to that name at the end of e-mail messages, as well as her familiar closing: "cheers." But her cheerful messages are gone now because Jones recently left her job as a study abroad adviser in the Isabella Cannon Centre for International Studies to work for a London-based study abroad program as assistant director for Program Development. She will travel to the program's affiliated universities and work from home.

Run for Respect highlights Sexual Awareness week

The second annual Run for Respect, sponsored by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council, is being held on April 22 to raise money for Crossroads, a sexual assault response and resource center in Burlington.

Last day of classes does not mean end of semester

Although students often wish they could move up the timing of their final exams, Gerald Francis, vice president of Academic Affairs for Elon, says that allowing such shifts would lead to "absolute chaos."