Category Archives: Pendulum

Freshman one of many on diverse team: Elon seeks tennis talent from around the world

Freshman Frida Jansaker knew little about college tennis before she came to Elon University. But she has since gotten a pretty good grip on it.

Jansaker is from Sweden and represents one of five countries represented on the Elon women’s tennis team.

Her international teammates include Viviana Stavreva from Italy, Andrea Pont Grau from Spain and Kaylan Smialek from London. The team consists of eight players. Four of them are from the United States.

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Administration strives to eliminate obstacles, create more opportunities for all students to study abroad

When Adam Constantine graduated from Elon University in 2009, there was one thing he always regretted. Because he was an athlete, he was unable to study abroad, a common situation among student athletes.

As a member of the basketball team, his season overlapped fall and spring semester, as well as Winter Term. But athletes aren’t the only students who miss out on Elon’s study abroad opportunities.

Seeking to identify other factors preventing students from studying abroad, Elon administration is working to increase availability of these programs.

Read the rest of my article on The Pendulum website here.

Interfraternity Council approves plan to raise minimum GPA requirement for men’s Greek life

Last month, Elon University’s Interfraternity Council introduced the biggest change in recent years by raising the minimum GPA requirement for men’s Greek Life from 2.5 to 2.7, which corresponds with the priorities of the Strategic Plan.

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October 6, 2010 issue of The Pendulum

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The second issue of the ElonEdge!

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Plans for new fraternity finalized, decision for new sorority expected soon: Additions to add diversity, options for Greek students

Resulting from conversation by the Pan-Hellenic Council in spring 2009 concerning the increasing number of Greek students at Elon University, the school will add two Greek organizations to campus this year.

The first organization is Delta Upsilon International fraternity. The second is a sorority, yet to be determined. The chosen sorority is expected to be announced at the end of October, according to Shana Plasters, director of Greek Life at Elon.

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Back into the swing of things

So I’m back to cranking out a 24-page issue of The Pendulum every week!

Here’s a link to our first issue: 16 pages and an 8-page Fall Sports Insert designed entirely by yours truly!

Stay tuned for another great issue in a few days!