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In My Words: Social media posts may be forever, but your online brand isn’t

October 17, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Psychology Mathew Gendle writes about the transitory nature of social media platforms and calls into question the long-term value of investing significant time and resources in creating expansive personal brands on social media. The column was published by the The Virginian-Pilot and the Wilson Times.

In My Words: The other September day of infamy

September 20, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Associate Professor Tom Nelson remembers another September act of terrorism that claimed lives and struck fear in the hearts of Americans. The column was published by The Virginian-Pilot, the Greenville Daily Reflector, The Salisbury Post, the Daily Press and other media outlets

In My Words: After five long years, the Rohingya people continue to seek justice

September 13, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Sociology Tom Arcaro writes about the Rohingya people seeking justice five years after they were victims of a genocide by the military junta controlling Myanmar. The column was published by the Greensboro News & Record, The Fayetteville Observer, The Wilson Times, the Johnstonian News and other media outlets.

In My Words: The Hoagie Sandwich and Me: A Meditation Upon Plastic

August 9, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor Rosemary Haskell writes about how a recent meal led to a meditation about reducing single-use plastic. The column was published by the Greensboro News & Record, the Greenville Daily Reflector, the Salisbury Post, the Rocky Mount Telegram, the Daily Advance of Elizabeth City and other media outlets.

In My Words: Bald eagle recovery represents American resilience

July 6, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Biology Dave Gammon explains how the recovery of the bald eagle as a species exemplifies the resiliency of the United States as a country. The column was published in the Greensboro News & Record, The Virginian-Pilot, The Daily Press and other news outlets around North Carolina.

In My Words: Why the Jubilee Matters: Elizabeth marks 70 years as queen

May 31, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of English Rosemary Haskell writes about the significance and enduring impact of Queen Elizabeth as she prepares to celebrate 70 years on the throne during the upcoming Platnum Jubilee. The column was published by the Greensboro News & Record, the Rocky Mount Telegram, the Elizabeth City Daily Advance and other outlets.