The Daily Eastern News

Local vehicle vandalism causes financial burden

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 2, 2015

Although Alexys Opel, a senior sociology major, was angry when she got a tire on her car slashed Halloween night, she said there was one positive thing that came from it. “I know how to change a tire now,” Opel said. Opel and her roommate, Callie Beck, a senior kinesiology and sports studies...

Students speak out against retaliation rumor

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

October 30, 2015

In light of the recent off-campus incidents happening in Charleston, Eastern students are worried of the rumor spreading in regards to possible gang retaliation during Halloween weekend. Jenny Cisneros, a freshman pre-physical therapy major, said Eastern has many rumors about what is happening Halloween...

One arrest made after Friday home invasion

Staff Report

October 16, 2015

One person has been arrested after a home invasion that occurred in the 1400 block of Seventh Street, leaving two individuals with arrest warrants in connection with the crime. A press release from the Charleston Police Department lists Brittany L. Bush, 22, of Charleston, as arrested for obstructing jus...

Crime on campus creates cause for concern

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

October 14, 2015

The recent robberies and assaults have sparked a safety concern among students and some of their families. Daniel Nadler, vice president for student affairs, said he has heard the concerns that students have. “I’ve received some emails and I’ve talked directly to students and tried to reassure...

Attempted robbery thwarted Tuesday

Staff Report

October 14, 2015

A female was transported to Sarah Bush Health Care Center with non-life threatening injuries after she was struck during an attempted robbery in the 1700 block of 11th Street Tuesday night. In a press release issued by the Charleston Police Department, the victim, whose name has not been released,...

6 juveniles arrested from recent robberies

Staff Report

September 23, 2015

According to a Charleston Police Department press release Wednesday evening, six Charleston juveniles were arrested between Aug. 16 and Sept. 20. The press release was put out regarding the investigation of the recent string of “strong arm robberies” which have happened on and around campus. The...

Child recovering after being struck by vehicle

Staff Report

May 27, 2015

A 9-year-old girl riding a bicycle was struck by a car at about 3 p.m. Sunday on University Drive and was transported to Carle Foundation Hospital in stable condition, according to a Charleston Police Department press release. The car was headed north on University Drive near the Grant Avenue...

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