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My farewell to The Purple Quill

May 14, 2020

I've been a three year veteran on The Purple Quill staff, and I've enjoyed each and every minute of it. I...

Introducing the 2019-20 2nd semester staff power rankings

2019-20 2nd semester staff power rankings

May 14, 2020

It’s a tradition like no other, The Purple Quill semester power rankings. While this has no real mea...

Some streaming services and channels I've used to watch movies

Movies I’ve watched during quarantine

April 7, 2020

There isn't much that we can do while being at home during this time in history. We cannot go about with...

Not quite staff members, but students that would've made good ones

(Almost) Staff Writers

March 17, 2020

The Purple Quill staff members take a sense of pride in the fact that they produce content on a monthly...

Elder linebacker/edge Connor Keyes is heading to Minnesota as a walk-on after a tumultuous journey.

Connor Keyes’ journey to the Golden Gophers

March 6, 2020

There have been many student-athletes throughout Elder’s history that have worked hard and battle adversity...

DJ being a man of God by showing his love to Jesus

Is DJ Melillo an Elder Man?

April 11, 2019

Overview DJ Melillo (class of ’19) is the type of person that some would look up to. He is on the varsi...

Quill vlogs Walk for Others 2019

April 9, 2019

The Elder Walk for Others is a very special occasion each and every year here at Elder. While only the students of Elder get to participate in the walk, many others play a role in this day. Ever wondered what goes on during the walk? Here is some inside footage of the 2019 Elder Walk for Others. ...

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No Shave March: Top Picks

March 7, 2019

No Shave March has quickly become one of the most anticipated annual events at Elder. Despite the...

Package of my favorite cough drops taken from

Choosing the best cough drops

February 11, 2019

Now that we have entered the coldest months of the year, colds, coughs, and sore throats have been running...

Arguably some of the greatest  rappers of all time


February 10, 2019

It's pretty simple. All the real rap legends have been able to combine hard-hitting lyrics, an incredible...

Drake preforming on his 'Aubrey and Three Migos Tour'

Sin City goes Hip-Hop

February 10, 2019

In 2019, Las Vegas is living up to its rockin’ reputation with a stellar lineup of residencies including...

Mr. Auer sitting at his temporary desk in Mr. Bell's room

Auer finds himself back at Elder

February 8, 2019

Mr. Auer steps in as the ultimate substitute teacher for the third quarter during Mr. Bell's recovery

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