The Daily Eastern News

Lawyer explains Butler lawsuit

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

The Eastern swim team was a day removed from a fifth place finish in the Summit League Championships. The team’s bus was bringing them back to campus in Charleston, carrying on it swimmers who had just combined for 20 top-16 finishes to end their season. The night should have been a celebratory o...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Eastern should support Butler

Staff Editorial

February 18, 2020

Eastern swimmer Jaylan Butler and the ACLU filed a lawsuit against police officers for an incident that occurred last February, in which police officers pinned Butler to the ground, placed him under arrest, held guns on him and threatened to “blow his f****** head off” if he moved. This is according...

Butler files lawsuit against police, lawyer speaks

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The night that changed everything  The Eastern swim team was a day removed from a  fifth place finish in the Summit League Championships. The team’s bus was bringing them back to campus in Charleston, carrying on it swimmers who had just combined for 20 top-16 finishes to end their season. The night...

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