A sampling of work through the course of four years in the journalism field.
Pending the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity meets the expectations of its national organization and Elon University, the group will regain organization recognition Nov. 1. The university stripped Pi Kappa Phi of its organization status after an investigation in late April. The investigation followed an incident where a potential member was taken to the hospital for excessive alcohol intake.
The Pendulum | Sept. 21, 2010
The U.S. Department of Justice investigators recently visited Alamance County Sheriff’s Office employees and Alamance County residents, continuing the department’s inquiry into the sheriff’s office for “discriminatory policing and unconstitutional searches and seizures.”
The Pendulum | Sept. 7, 2010
Last Wednesday, Elon University sophomore Alex Trice, who is a multimedia editor for The Pendulum, was struck by a white Nissan Sentra while crossing the North Williamson Avenue and West College Avenue crosswalk. According to Elon Police records, this is the fifth accident involving a pedestrian or bicyclist this calendar year and the second time this year an accident has occurred at the Williamson Avenue crosswalk.
The Pendulum | Nov. 11, 2009
An in-depth look at crime on and off Elon University’s campus in the past five years.
The Pendulum | April 15, 2010
The Pendulum applauds and supports the pending lawsuit against Elon University and N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper, spurred by an Elon senior. It is the staff’s hope that this matter will be quickly resolved and the requested police documents and all future police documents will be released to student media organizations and the public.
The Pendulum | May 15, 2011
When it comes to race in North Carolina, Lady Justice’s blindfold slips.
Studies from Michigan State University and the University of Colorado show that North Carolina prosecutors in capital cases strike qualified black jurors from serving at twice the rate of qualified white jurors. Defendants convicted of killing whites are 2.6 times more likely to get the death penalty than those who kill blacks. This isn’t new, but neither is it old news: These trends remain consistent over the past 20 years
The Herald-Sun | July 2010
Hildren Hilton and Annie “Honey” Jordan Allen called each other every morning for years. It was a ritual, won by whichever of the lifelong friends was the first to wake. But, on Thursday, the phone was quiet. “Miss Honey,” 85, died early Thursday after a battle with aggressive lung cancer.
The Enquirer-Journal | June 2009
It took several years before Janet Fuller would eat chicken or strawberries again.
“The bombers were coming over and overnight anti-aircraft guns were set up in the empty field across the street from our house,” said Fuller, Elon University’s new chaplain. “So we had the shrieking of bombers coming over us and the anti-aircraft shells would fall on our roof and roll into our yard.”
The Pendulum | Sept. 20, 2011
A 55-gallon barrel brimming with molasses sits adjacent to homemade relishes, pickled okra and honey. Customers bring their own Mason jar to be refilled and are greeted like old friends. And at Christmastime country hams hang from the ceiling and old-fashioned candies are displayed at the counter.
The Herald-Sun | July 2010
The remnants of bullet holes that nicked and dinged the inch-thick metal fence surrounding the Kyrgyzstan capital palace were still clearly visible after the political riots. One Elon University professor witnessed the government overthrow that ripped through the country in mid-spring last year.
The Pendulum | Sept. 28, 2010