BREAKING NEWS REPORTING
Tropical Storm Michael drenches Elon
On the first full day of Fall Break, rains and winds from Tropical Storm Michael wreaked havoc on Elon University and the rest of Alamance County, which declared a state of emergency...
This breaking news story was Part I of a series on Hurricane Michael:
Part I: Rains from Tropical Storm Michael drench Elon
Part II: Moseley Center turned into a student shelter
Part III: Cleaning up Michael's Mess on campus
Part IV: Readjusted power line may 'be the one affecting Elon'
Part V: Power at Elon has been restored
Reporting from this story contributed to long-form coverage in The Pendulum. View the slideshow for some of my top photos and the print layout.
Police disperse teacher protest at Parliament in Rabat
RABAT, MOROCCO — Police forces used water cannons and batons to disperse thousands of contractual teachers attempting to hold an overnight sit-in in front of Parliament. According to early estimates from teacher unions 64 protestors were injured during the 12-hour protest...
This breaking news story was Part VI of a series on the teacher movement:
Story I: Two protests take place in Rabat on International Women's Day
Story II: Contractual and Cell 9 teachers: 'We will continue our protests'
Story III: Moroccan teachers march into April, making 3 months of protests
Story IV: Moroccan teachers: 'We can't go back until government gives in'
Story V: Moroccan teachers: 'Each protest gets bigger as more join us'
Story VI: Police disperse teacher protest at Parliament in Rabat
Story VII: Moroccan teachers to suspend strike after month of turmoil
Story VIII: Unions and protestors march on Labor Day in Morocco
Baltutis re-elected as Burlington mayor
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Ian Baltutis has been elected as the mayor of Burlington for his second term in office. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Alamance County Board of Elections announced Baltutis' victory on their website. Baltutis won the election with 55 percent of the vote. His campaign platform was based on improving the quality of affordable housing, growing local businesses, promoting diversity and decreasing the city's crime rates...
Reporting from this story was preceded by long-form coverage both in The Pendulum and online.
Police investigating Elon student death 'as a suicide'
Elon University senior Harrison Pearce Durant, 23, died Friday evening. Town of Elon Police were called at 10:43 a.m. to his off-campus home in Partners Place. Town of Elon Police Chief Cliff Parker said Durant's death is "an isolated incident." It is being "investigated as a suicide..."
Reporting from this story contributed to long-form coverage online.
Elon junior dies 'unexpectedly' Saturday
Elon University junior Breslin Thomas Wiley, 21, died Saturday morning. He was found at his off-campus home in the Town of Elon. Town of Elon Police were called to Wiley's home at 216 E Foster Drive, shortly after noon. According to the Town of Elon Police Department, Wiley's death was "unexpected." It is being investigated as an "incident of self harm..."