The Eagle

Civil Rights Trip teaches students about American history

Story by Ben Koch, East Meck Senior

October 21, 2019

Less than four generations ago, an innocent African-American man was hanged in Mecklenburg County. Only a few years prior, another young black man in Charlotte was dragged from a hospital and lynched by a mob of whites, where the B...

East Meck AFJROTC crushes competition

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

What makes a great team with great leaders and tons of heart able to win it all? This year East Meck’s JROTC team came out victorious and won the JROTC Gold Cup as they topped all the other schools. This tournament comes down to w...

Nationwide regulations threaten JUUL sales

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

October 21, 2019

It was any normal day for East Meck senior Mathias Garay. After school, he went to his friend’s house to hang out like always, but this one time would change everything for him. His friend pulled out a JUUL and started hitting ...

California Fair Pay To Play Act provides athletes new opportunities

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

October 9, 2019

Athletes gained new rights Sept.30 when The Fair Pay To Play Act was signed by the California state assembly and governor Gavin Newsom with LeBron James and Ed O’Bannon seated next to him. The new law will take effect in 2023...