DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

Today is March 3, 2020. Here are the five things happening on campus you need to know today.

1. Eastern alumnae in China talk coronavirus experience

Two Eastern alumnae living in China detail their experiences living in China during the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.  Full story:

2. City Council to vote on marijuana tax

The Charleston City Council will vote on a marijuana sales tax for Charleston that is not to exceed three percent. The tax will be voted on despite Charleston having a moratorium on cannabis businesses until May 31. Full story:

3. Softball team picks up 2 wins, loses 3 as well

The Eastern softball team went 2-3 this weekend at the Bulldog Invitational in Georgia. The Panthers beat Western Carolina twice, but lost to Georgia and Boston College. Full story:

4. Baseball team drops 2 games against Northwestern State

Eastern’s baseball team went 1-2 against Northwestern State over the weekend. The Panthers’ lone win came 5-1, Blake Malatestinic picked up the win. Full story:

5. OVC tournament offering big matchups

The women’s bracket of the OVC basketball tournament is ripe with big games and good matches, including Eastern’ game against Jacksonville State Thursday at 1 p.m. Full story: