The Eagle

The current state of Charlotte sports

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

January 14, 2020

With the hiring of new Panthers head coach Matt Rhule, the unknown status of QB Cam Newton and the new management of Dave Tepper, there are more questions than answers for the Carolina Panthers.  Just like the Panthers, Charlotte’s other ...

Transgender students deserve to feel welcome at East

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

 Globally, trans people report a significantly lower mental health. This may be due to many things: pre-existing sources, the receiving end of bigotry, the tripled presence of mental illness or the stress of literally changin...

In our view….. No one should fear being shot at school

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Co-Editor-in-chief

January 6, 2020

Sandy Hook Elementary School. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD). Columbine High School. Virginia Tech. Santa Fe High School. University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Sangus High School. Butler High School. Every da...

Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our time

Story by Hart Walker, Photo Editor

January 6, 2020

“It’s ridiculous. We done nothing and he take out his gun,” said Patrick Chow, one of the handful of protestors who have been shot by the police in Hong Kong.  Over the past six months, pro-democracy protests have shaken H...

Greedy NBA fails to honor freedom of speech, avoids Hong Kong protest

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

January 6, 2020

One tweet. That’s all it takes to get an entire team, league and country to turn on someone.  To Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey the protest in China and the way the government has been treating the protesters is unaccep...

Marvel: Cinematic masterpiece or soulless cash grab

Story by Gabe Stanton, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Doctor Strange. Guardians of the Galaxy. Infinity War. Endgame. They may be popular, but are these movies “real cinema?" Directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola say “no,” and I agree.  In recent weeks, there has b...

As 2019 ends streaming war heats up

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Let the streaming wars begin! In the near future there will be a surplus of available treaming networks. There are already lots of different streaming networks that have been accessible to the public for a long time. Streaming gian...

Kanye’s new album begins crossover into Christian music

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

There has been much to say about Kanye West these past years, from what seems to be his alliance with President Donald Trump to his heavly scrutinized view on slavery. Through it all, Kanye has continued to stay relevant with...

Student Opinions: What is your stance on gun control?

Story by Anthony Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

  Bianca Anguilm (12th Grade) What is your opinion on gun control?“ Q: I feel like the guns should not be like the automatic ones you would find in the military. A: I feel like that is part of the problem bu...