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Plight of Ugandan children is focus of Elon student group

December 31, 2007

A group dedicated to the education of Ugandan children is today one of the fastest-growing student organizations on campus. The Elon chapter of “Invisible Children” has raised more than $5,200 in the past year to sponsor a secondary school in the war-ravaged African nation.

Elon student collects “Little Things” for charity

December 13, 2007

The shampoo vials you took from the hotel at the beach last summer? Samantha Tremblay wants ‘em. She'll also take the free shower caps and hand soap. Tremblay, an Elon senior, is the driving force behind a nonprofit that collects toiletries for impoverished families. And she’s trying to expand her reach.

Student Life staff take Food Lion by storm

November 19, 2007

Rather than be treated to a free meal courtesy of the university provost, the staff of Student Life on Monday preferred another idea: Use the hundreds of dollars that would have been spent on lunch to instead support a Burlington, N.C., food bank.

Colonnades Dining Hall now open

September 14, 2007

Mom and Dad never had it so good in their college days. Elon University opens the doors this weekend to The Colonnades, a two-story, 24,000-square-foot dining facility that includes a full-service restaurant serving steaks and seafood, a fire stone oven for pizzas and bread, and international cuisine featuring items from a Mongolian grille. Details...

New Student Orientation Schedule

August 24, 2007

Read this note for the full schedule of Orientation 2007 activities. Events begin Friday, Aug. 24 at 8 a.m. when residence halls open for check-in. Details...

Pre-serve students begin summer work

June 26, 2007

Fourteen incoming freshmen began their weeklong summer experience June 24, volunteering at local organizations and meeting Elon faculty and staff. Details…