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Eastern grad student shot, recovering

Dheeraj Kumar Reddy Dega

Corryn Brock, News Editor

April 13, 2020

An Eastern student was shot April 9 in Maryland Heights, Missouri. The student, Dheeraj Kumar Reddy Dega, is a graduate student studying technology and the Vice President of the Indian Student Association. Dega was shot in the left side of his abdomen, and the bullet traveled through his body to the right side of his body, damaging his intestines and liver, according to a fundraise...

Eastern celebrates Holi Festival in rain

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 28, 2019

The Saturday showers quite literally put a damper on the three-day Celebration Festival, but that did not stop Charleston from having a good time. Food trucks surrounded the Doudna Fine Arts Center; artisan stands occupied 7th Street and festival-goers sifted through, lugging umbrellas and jumbo corndogs. The...

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