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Story time, activities provided by library

June 13, 2021

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library will be providing free craft activities for kids and teens for a second week, June 14 through 20. The fabric-stenciling activity which...

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Settlement reached in Butler wrongful detention, force lawsuit

May 19, 2021

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by Eastern swimmer Jaylan Butler against law enforcement officers from multiple departments who he claimed used excessive force and detention during in incident in February 2019.

Panthers win 18th OVC track and field outdoor championship

May 17, 2021

The OVC Men’s Outdoor Track Championship was once again won by Eastern men’s track team, making it back-to-back championships for the Panthers, this time as the event’s host.

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Column: “In The Heights” fell short in diversity goal

June 17, 2021

Editor’s note: This writer uses “Latine” as a gender-neutral word for people of Latin American descent. Some people prefer this term...

Column: The pandemic may be ending, but the anxiety remains

June 16, 2021

One year ago, I remember sitting in my bedroom watching the news over protests and COVID-19. I had just gotten off work at my job as a day...

Column: Marvel: Universe of Superheroes is worth visiting

June 15, 2021

This weekend I had the amazing and insanely nerdy experience of visiting a Marvel superhero exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Gone fishing

Elizabeth Wood, Photographer
May 27, 2021

Tim Quick, a resident of Charleston, fishes for catfish at Lake Charleston. He said he's only caught a few small crappies for the day. Quick added that he saw a few catfish swimming close to the shore yesterday eating the cotton wood, "teasing" him.

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FEATURE PHOTO: Working ahead

Elizabeth Wood, Photographer
May 26, 2021

Mingze Gao, a graduate student studying biology, reviews previous class materials to prepare for grad school in the fall in Booth Library Tuesday afternoon. He said he's not too sure how he feels about graduate school yet, but he's excited for the coming semester.

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FEATURE PHOTO: Omicron Delta ‘fun’raiser

Zach Berger, Assistant Photo Editor
April 27, 2021

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority held a Splash-a-Zeta event yesterday afternoon in the south quad. The sorority let donors drench them with water to raise money for March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies.

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