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Arun Gandhi to talk TONIGHT on nonviolence & terrorism

November 7, 2007

A grandson of Mahatma Gandhi visits Elon today for a public talk on nonviolent responses to terrorism and how he believes it is more important for a nation to be respected for its moral strength than its military might.

Moon astronaut teaches that great successes means taking risks

October 1, 2007

The tallest hurdles to future space exploration is a “complacency and lack of clear commitment," said retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon and an Elon University speaker for students and grandparents at the start of Family Weekend. 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…

College Coffee draws crowds to Moseley

August 28, 2007

A longtime Elon tradition returned to campus in a new location Tuesday morning as students reported to class for the first day of Fall Semester. Details...