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STAFF EDITORIAL: Be safe Saturday during Unofficial

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2020

“Chucktown Unofficial” will be making its annual visit to Charleston on Saturday. This is a day that many students look forward to because they can forget about their schoolwork, or at least try to, and hang out with their friends. It means a day of drinking, partying and, sometimes, illegal a...

Students discuss update to Drug Free Act

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Eastern students offered their take on drug and alcohol use on campus following the updated Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, which offers a strategic plan to reduce substance use on campus.  The Drug Free Schools and Communities Act was passed in 1986 to minimize drug use on college campuses a...

City Council to vote on FY18 to FY19 MFT funds

Staff Report

May 20, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on eight action items Tuesday night, one including a resolution appropriating $125,000 of motor fuel tax funds for FY18 to FY19. According to the final expenses for FY 18-19, the department budget in total was $670,331, but the final projection was $787,902. The difference betw...

Comedy show to cover alcohol dangers, issues

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 7, 2018

The University Board will be hosting “A Shot of Reality” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two comedians will be hosting the comedy event and will be discussing alcohol awareness and the dangers of alcohol as well as addressing issues such a...

Sean says: Watch out for perfect passes

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018

One of the most iconic Hail Mary’s of all time was Doug Flutie’s game-winning touchdown pass to help Boston College upset Miami in the ‘80s. More recently, there is Aaron Rogers’ game-wining 61-yard pass to beat the Lions in 2015 and Russell Wilson’s game-winning heave to beat the Packers,...

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