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Christian dance troupe uses movement for worship

Christian hip-hop has all of the catchy hooks and slick beats of its secular counterpart. The thumping bass and AutoTuned vocals still makes people want to get up and dance. But instead of grinding and getting low, it inspires some to offer spiritual praise through movement. Sophomore Kemi Olagbegi had the inspiration for Urgent Message, Elon … Continue reading

Spinning flags for fun: the Fire of the Carolinas colorguard marches on

During a football game, halftime is typically considered the time to stretch legs and buy a hot dog. Far from it — halftime exists to give the players a break and to entertain the audience, not drive them away. The primary visual component of the halftime show is the colorguard. Part of the Fire of … Continue reading

Words, songs and dances of praise: Affinity’s open-mic night draws talent from the faithful

A lone podium and a chair lit by a portable soft light, throwing shadows on a hefty keyboard and what looks to be an old-fashioned broadcast microphone. Welcome to Affinity’s first open-mic night. Affinity is a Christian Bible study and prayer group formed this academic year after almost three years of work. Founding members saw … Continue reading

Step Afrika! demands, receives big attention

Step Afrika!, touted as the “world’s first professional step team” visited Elon’s campus as part of its 15th anniversary tour Sept. 2. The approximately hour and a half show filled McCrary theater with pulsating rhythms and infectious handclaps — hallmarks of the style of dance known as “stepping.” Stepping involves carefully coordinated arm, leg and … Continue reading


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