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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.

In My Words: To reduce gun violence, focus on function instead of form

March 30, 2022

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Psychology Mat Gendle makes an argument that firearms regulation should focus on the function of the firearm, not the form. The column was published in its entirety by the Burlington Times-News and Yahoo News. An abbreviated version was published by The Charlotte Observer, The Raleigh News & Observer and The Durham Herald-Sun.

In My Words: Know your turkey better this Thanksgiving

November 29, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Biology Dave Gammon offers a closer look at the humble turkey. The column was published by the Burlington Times-News, The Virginian-Pilot, the Lexington Dispatch, the Asheboro Courier-Tribune, the Daily Press of Newport News, Virginia, and was distributed by Yahoo News.

In My Words: The time has come for vaccine mandates in North Carolina

August 30, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Associate Professor of Sociology Raj Ghoshal writes that a vaccination mandate will be critical to turning the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic. The article appeared in the Greensboro News & Record and the Burlington Times-News.

In My Words: Why Trump voters should choose to take the COVID vaccine

August 17, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Biology Dave Gammon makes an argument for getting the COVID-19 vaccine, specifically targeting those who voted for Donald Trump but have not yet been vaccinated. The article was published by the Burlington Times-News and Greensboro News & Record.

In My Words: The 1619 Project, World War II and The Alamo: The past is always up for grabs

August 9, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of English Rosemary Haskell looks at how new explorations of history, such as the 1619 Project and new books on World War II and the Alamo are challenging our understanding of the past. The column was published in the Burlington Times-News, Greensboro News & Record and the Greenville Daily Reflector.

In My Words: Learning about equity is as simple as sitting at a table

August 3, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor Naeemah Clark looks at the challenges we have in society with equity, with a unique analogy of a left-handed student faced with a classroom mostly filled with right-handed desks. The column appeared in The Burlington Times-News and the Greenville Daily Reflector.