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Phoenix Highway: an original Elon band

About a year ago, Elon University students Jacob Danieley and Frank Hurd started making music together. Then juniors, both were used to delighting the Elon community at Midnight Meals and Friday nights in Irazu. During the summer, Hurd and Danieley decided the time was right to expand into a bigger band. They played with a … Continue reading

Alumni prove that 27 isn’t baseballs’ magic age

In the world of fantasy baseball, participants are told that if they spy a baseball player who is 27-years-old that season, they should snatch him up for their team. But that school of thought may soon be obsolete. James Etchells and Andrew Sturm, alumni from the class of 2010, wrote a report in their Baseball … Continue reading

Local farmer creates a buzz about bees

At his table at the Elon Community Church farmers’ market, Mike Ross displays boxes of tart muscadine grapes, bags stuffed with turnip greens and boxes of okra. A full half of the table is dedicated to squeeze bears and Mason jars topped with sticky, amber honey. Mike Ross has been a farmer all his life. … Continue reading