Articles by Eric Townsend

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Elon alum to help steer National Football Foundation

September 27, 2007

Deborah A. Yow, director of athletics at the University of Maryland and a 1974 Elon graduate, is one of eight national leaders recently named to the board of directors for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Details...

Student newspaper finds new home on campus

September 27, 2007

Elon University’s student newspaper moved this month to a new home on North Williamson Avenue, where a larger office with audio and video equipment will help student journalists produce online multimedia projects. Details…

“U-CAN” provides more easy-to-access data on Elon

September 26, 2007

Elon University partners today with more than 500 private institutions nationwide for the launch of “U-CAN,” the University & College Accountability Network campus toolkit, a free service to help high school students and parents find concise, consumer-friendly information on prospective universities. Details...

George Will engages students on current events

September 21, 2007

Money in politics? We need more of it. The role of a columnist? It’s to clarify ideas and arguments. And how much is that Barry Bonds record-breaking home run ball really worth? “About $2.80.” Acclaimed conservative commentator George Will talked with Elon students Thursday, blending humor and insight for a captivated audience. Details…

Columnist warns that “welfare state” endangers America’s future

September 21, 2007

One of the nation’s top political commentators believes a sense of entitlement among Americans makes it difficult to change government programs that will collapse under the weight of a Baby Boomer generation on the verge of retirement. And George Will explained Sept. 20 that this mentality “makes us rebel against the slightest costs and frictions of life.” Details…

George Will to give Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture, hold Q&A TODAY

September 21, 2007

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will will discuss the national political scene and what the future holds for American society this Thursday as part of the Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture Series. The lecture is at 6:30 p.m. in McCrary Theatre, and a Q&A session will be at 4 p.m. in Whitley Auditorium. Details...

Art as Voice: Elon students help teenagers foster creative growth

September 19, 2007

It is a way for young adolescents to “bottle up” their fears and anxieties, to express their hopes and dreams, to share with the world their deepest emotions. A metal sculpture to be completed by local middle school students now welcomes visitors to an arts building on campus. Details….