Xenia Rubinos Begins Her First Headlining Tour of 2017

By Patrick Larsen   Xenia Rubinos is a Brooklyn-based musician who released her second album, Black Terry Cat, last year.  The album received overwhelmingly positive reviews, such as and 8.0/10 rating from respected music publication Pitchfork. I was recently lucky enough to be able to sit down with her for an interview before her show on … Continue reading Xenia Rubinos Begins Her First Headlining Tour of 2017

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The Profile and Feature Story

By Patrick Larsen The news media would not be what it is today without profiles and features. As America’s Best points out, these stories were originally intended to increase circulation of newspapers. They are in some ways both constant and changing styles of writing, with human interest turning from outlet to outlet on a regular … Continue reading The Profile and Feature Story

Journalist Vince Beiser Visits Elon Campus, Gives Advice to Students

By Patrick Larsen Vince Beiser wants to tell you about sand. He knows that it sounds like a non-story, like something you would scroll right past, but he has quite a lot to tell. Beiser is a freelance journalist, which has helped him in the development of this story. Throughout his discussion with a group … Continue reading Journalist Vince Beiser Visits Elon Campus, Gives Advice to Students

Peter Rogen Reads Poems of Rumi to Elon Community

By Patrick Larsen Peter Rogen, acclaimed Rumi interpreter, gave performative readings of 13th century mystic poet Rumi to an audience of students, faculty and staff on in LaRose Digital Theater Friday evening. Rogen was joined by musicians Amir Vehab, Yvette Gogass and Gail Niziak. According to Jane Ciabattari of BBC, Rumi is the bestselling poet … Continue reading Peter Rogen Reads Poems of Rumi to Elon Community

Elon Comedian Maddy Gross Holding Benefit for ACLU

By Patrick Larsen Maddy Gross is, in some ways, your average Elon student.  As a cinema student, she is regularly busy with class and extracurricular work, serving as head writer for the ETV sketch comedy show Elon Tonight. Gross also spends her time working on and performing her stand-up comedy routine.  She has been doing stand … Continue reading Elon Comedian Maddy Gross Holding Benefit for ACLU

Elon Day Hopes to Break Fundraising Record in 2017

By Patrick Larsen Elon University is coming up on its biggest fundraising event of the year, Elon Day. Fundraising efforts focus largely on extensive alumni outreach, particularly emphasizing social media, such as using #ElonDay on various sites. Keren Rivas, assistant director of alumni communications at Elon, explained some Elon Day history. "Elon Day started in … Continue reading Elon Day Hopes to Break Fundraising Record in 2017