Andrew Morgan’s Legacy

Jess McDonald ’12
October 27, 2011

If you venture to the second floor of Belk Library and head toward the vicinity of the DVDs section, you might notice a portrait of a man named Andrew Morgan.  This portrait stands out among the others for several reasons: it’s relatively informal, Morgan has a large stature, and he is African-American.  Curious about the role that this man played in Elon’s history, I decided to investigate further. Continue reading

Homecoming 20 years ago

Katie Nash
October 17, 2011

Homecoming float, 1991

“Mardi Gras at Elon” was the Homecoming theme in 1991. Prior to Homecoming week, a few events were scheduled which included Skit Night in Whitley Auditorium, and the infamous Homecoming float competition that took place on Haggard Avenue. The Homecoming floats were created by a number of student organizations. The float competition preceded the Elon football game, in which the Fightin’ Christians played the Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb (and Elon lost).  Other events that took place during Homecoming included a penny drive to benefit the United Way and a carnival. Continue reading