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Thursday, December 07, 2006



New N.C. law regulates keg purchases

Jessica Frizen/ News Editor

A new North Carolina law went into affect Friday requiring customers to complete a form before purchasing a keg and pay a $50 security fund, which is refunded if the keg and tag are returned to the retailer.

Students spread Christmas cheer

Andie Diemer/ Reporter

With the hopes of leaving no child without presents to open on Christmas, Elon students have paired up with Christmas Cheer to help eliminate any chance of a gift-less morning in Alamance County by sponsoring families for the holidays.

Several Elon 101 classes, Project Pericles and individuals have worked with the organization to be matched with, visit, shop, wrap and deliver presents to families in need.

Andie Diemer/ Photographer

Freshmen Lindsey Perdue (left) and Ashley Dischinger (right) wrap presents for a needy family. Their Elon 101 class sponsored a family through the Christmas Cheer organization in the hopes of providing a good Christmas to a less fortunate family.

Costa Rica program participation decreases

Molly Donahue/ Reporter

Faculty and administration are encouraging more students to register for Elon University’s fall 2007 semester study abroad program in San Jose, Costa Rica, since it currently lacks participants.

Caring Kitchen prepares for a busy holiday season

Kristen Sween/ Reporter

The 2003 U.S. Census Bureau report stated that 11.3 percent of Alamance County population lived below the poverty line.

There are many different charities and organizations that work to help those in need. One such program is the Caring Kitchen in downtown Burlington.

Photo by Kristen Sween

Local church volunteers put together plates for the community members who came for lunch. The menu consisted of macaroni, chicken soup, sandwiches and fruit salad.