Volume XXIII, Number 24
Informing the Eton College. Community
EV! prepares for the
Elou's cigar culture
It’s ’’A Grand Night
for Singing'' this
Oreek Week winnerss and
Honors evening to feature students
Editor in Chief
Elon will focus on student
academic achievement on Tuesday,
April 28 at the Evening for Honors.
Three students will be mak
ing presentations at this dinner for
more than 500 people, including
President’s and Dean ’ s list students,
faculty, the Elon College Trustees
and the Elon Society.
“The purpose of the con voca
tion is to celebrate academic excel
lence, leadership and philanthropy,”
Provost Gerry Francis said.
Senior Melissa Pace, a his
tory and accounting major, will
present her research on the history
of lung transplantation.
History and communications
major Melissa Quinn, a junior, will
present a seven-minute video that
she wrote, produced and edited dur
ing her internship at a PBS station
The last presentation will be
given by sophomore Dan Callaway,
a music theatre major. He will dis
cuss the intricacies of song prepara
tion and will perform “Not a Day
Goes By” by Stephen Sondheim.
see HONORS, page 5
Editor in Chief
Elon College students will “Take Back the Night”
Wednesday, April 29, as they march against rape and
The slogan of this year’s march is “You don’t
have to be a victim to be a survivor,” said event co
coordinator Michaela Wadbrook.
The march will start at 6 p.m. in front of Whitley
Auditorium. After marching around campus for ap
proximately 30 minutes, the march will end at Whitley.
After the march ends, refreshments will be served.
Then Crossroads representative Ron Driscoll, Associ
ate Dean of Students Jana Lynn Patterson and Chaplain
Richard McBride will speak.
An Elon student who has been raped will also
offer her testimony. Counselors will also be available
for students to speak with.
“I think a lot of people think these things (rape
and domestic violence) don’t exist, but if we can get
see MARCH, page 5
Emily MacDonnell/7/7e Pendulum
Elon tour guide Salman Lewis discusses dorm living with Kristie
Sanford, Joy Goad and Ashley Davidson during orientation weekend.
Winter Term *99 offers new choices
Three new Winter Term op
portunities give students 15 pos
sible destinations for winter term in
On Friday, April 3, the Office
of International Studies began tak
ing applications for study abroad
during Winter Term and will con
tinue to throughout the semester.
Media and Culture in Japan,
the Holocaust and Cafe Europa-
Eastern Europe in economic transi
tion are the new winter term classes.
The Holocaust and Cafe Europa
trip bring students to Germany,
Poland and Austria. An additional
stop is made in the Czech Republic
on the Cafe Europa trip.
With accommodations avail
able for 20 students on the Euro
pean Union trip, spaces filled
quickly as almost 60 undergradu
ates filled the halls of Alamance
building. One hour after accepting
applications, the European Union
trip was filled.
Winter Term studies abroad
accommodate 20 to 30 people de
pending on the destination; how
ever, the London trip accommo
dates 80 people.
Word of mouth is the best
advertisement for Winter Term at
see WINTER TERM, page 5