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Let’s talk about sex, baby: Elon’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ a big hit

“The Vagina Monologues” opened up discussion about the most female of private parts on Valentine’s Day, Women and men alike learned more than they ever thought they would about the female experience. Ten actresses, some trained and some not, spoke words that came from interviews conducted by Eve Ensler, who combined the stories into brief … Continue reading

A closer look ‘down there’: Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ empowers women and men

Valentine’s Day at Elon University usually features girls walking back from the Mail Center laden with Teleflora boxes, men dressed in their snazzy best and singles out to dinner with their friends. Another tradition is the annual production of “The Vagina Monologues,” a play based on interviews conducted with thousands of women. Playwright Eve Ensler, … Continue reading

Club Belk still going strong after 10 years

Carol Grotnes Belk Library, Belk or Club Belk: whatever it’s called, Elon’s library is one of the most popular spots on campus. For 10 years, Belk has served graduates, undergraduates and community members with stacks of books, piles of DVDs and mounds of CDs. The week of Feb. 8-13 will celebrate the 10-year life of … Continue reading

Martin is funnier than his own show: Second season premiere of ‘Important Things with Demetri Martin’ falls flat

Wildly popular on college campuses, Demetri Martin is best known as a quirky stand-up comedian. Last year, Comedy Central offered Martin his own show. “Important Things with Demetri Martin” is now entering its second season. The season premiered on Feb. 4 with the focus of the first show being “Attention.” What doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading