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Thursday, January 18, 2007
Randy Gyllenhaal / Reporter
Need to get around campus this weekend? Why not take a colorful approach? elon's newest addition to its lineup of trams is a green and blue clad bus that runs entirely on an alternative energy source - soybeans.
This "bio-bus" is one of four expected to eventually crawl throughout the campus. The current one serves the outer loop route, making trips to and from University point.
Sarah Isaacson / Reporter
The Polar Bear Plunge is not a fund raising activity, but rather the sheer folly of students gathering to push themselves beyond their comfort zone. Free T-shirts and prizes motivated more than 30 students to take the plunge on Jan. 11.
Olivia Hubert-Allen / Reporter
A typical high school student might spend their summer lounging by the pool, traveling with family or mowing neighbor's lawns. However, this summer a group of local students will dabble in forensic science, touring colleges and crafting pieces of pottery. And its all happening right here on campus.
Kaitlin Ugolik / News Editor
Caitlin Hamill, a 22-year-old senior from baltimore, Md., died of heart failure in her sleep Jan. 5 at a facility in jacksonville, Fla.
She had been battling an eating disorder for several years that resulted in frequent hospital visits. the disorder began affecting her when she lived in Baltimore and she continued to struggle with it during her time at Elon, her farther John Hamill said.
Jenna Levy / Reporter
"This is not a white thing, a black thing, a Latino thing; it's a human thing," said Kevin Powell, Elon University's 2007 Martin luther King Jr. Commemorative Program speaker on Jan. 10 in Whitley Auditorium.