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Campus event promotes diversity coupled with unity in post-9/11 world

Ten years after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2011, Elon University students Rachel Stanley and Mason Sklut can think of no better response than to engage in open, honest dialogue with people of differing backgrounds. A joint effort from Stanley, president of Elon’s Hillel and Sklut, service chair of Elon’s Better Together interfaith organization, as … Continue reading

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

Winterfaith lunches bring different faiths together to share several meals

Freshman Loise Ndegwa is the embodiment of Elon University’s emphasis on global students. Originally from Kenya, Ndegwa has lived in Paris, Tanzania and Israel, with her Baha’i faith following her every step of the journey. Ndegwa is scheduled to speak during one of the Truitt Center’s Winterfaith Lunch-N-Learn events during Winter Term. Each Wednesday, the … Continue reading

Polygamy and intolerance are both never okay: Media influence and stereotypes hinder the understanding of the Mormon faith

People of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are upstanding members of the community. They are doctors, lawyers, teachers, swim club members, bake sale organizers, den mothers and friends to hundreds of people across the country. So why then is it acceptable to mock them in public? One of my oldest and best … Continue reading