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SURF Day at Elon: Lauren Stranahan

Lauren Stranahan, an Elon junior from Chapel Hill, presented findings regarding the effects of low concentrations of Prozac on Zebrafish when pills are disposed of and enter water systems.  As a biology major, Lauren wanted to prove that there were … Continue reading

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SURF Day at Elon

Bryan Strelow, an Elon student from Roanoke, VA, presented findings about different species of cricket frogs at Spring Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF).  Strelow’s research compared the morphology of the two different species as he examined them in area that both inhabited.  … Continue reading

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One in a Billion: A Winner from Start to Finish

After reading just the first several paragraphs of One in a Billion, I knew exactly why it was a Pulitzer Prize winner.  Johnson and Gallagher pulled at my heart and soul in the first section of the first three parts. … Continue reading

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Kiva – Empowering the World

Kiva is a non-profit organization that organizes ways for people to loan money to underpriveledged people around the world who are trying to start/run a business.  Users can search the database and find an entrepeneur that they would like to loan … Continue reading

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Free Fries at Arby’s

A release entitled, Arby’s Offers an Early Tax Break with Free Value Curly Fries, explains a promotional technique being offered by Arby’s during the newly acclaimed and upcoming tax weekend.  Arby’s will offer free curly fries this Friday to reward … Continue reading

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The Best of the Best From Spring Convocation

Hidden behind the wit of Thursday’s spring convocation were some powerful remarks about civil responsibility, government, education, and the environment.  The six quotes below were some of the best that came out of the highly-respected panel. David Gergen: “When we … Continue reading

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Brian Williams: Responsibility is the Key

“If I have a choice between the midnight flight back to New York, or staying the night in a hotel, I always do what I can to get on that last flight home.” This is one of many statements that … Continue reading

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