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Dave Barry brings the laughs, coupled with sharp insight

More like a comedian than a college lecturer, Dave Barry peppered his trademark irreverence with simple insights into life, love and the college student experience. The 2011 Fall Convocation and 11th annual Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture was unlike anything seen at Elon University in recent years. Barry was a columnist for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005 with … Continue reading

Elon alumnus positively rock n’ rolls

When Chris Hendricks was young, doctors told him he would never walk. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 4, a neurological condition that affects muscle function. The messages from his brain to his legs are disrupted, limiting his mobility. Around the same time, Hendricks said, he began singing. It was a love of … Continue reading