The Eagle

Heat is on for Charlotte with changing climate

Story by Hart Walker, Photo Editor

October 21, 2019

Temperatures over 100 degrees F in October. Fall-like weather in June.  Few questions that Charlotte has been experiencing climate change, yet little has been done about it. As rising sea levels threaten North Carolina's Out...

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...

Freshmen Supreme Court Justice under fire again for assault allegations

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Over a year ago controversy was sparked, well more like set heavily ablaze in the essence of a garbage fire, when sitting President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme court. To the disdain of many, ...

Banning nicotine flavored products won’t solve teen vaping issues

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

September 13, 2019

It’s fair to say the intent behind the government's ban of certain flavored nicotine products will succeed in cutting down some of the teen vapers, but a deeper dive into the law will show that it won’t stray nicotine addic...

Controversial Video of East Meck Student sparks thought-provoking discussion

Story by Trekahry Gadson, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

A couple of weeks ago a video of an East Meck student saying the N-word was spread around the internet. His usage of the N-word not only caused a stir in school but a stir in people’s heart. From my own perspective, the N-word...

Courtside Commentary

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

In today’s era of instant gratification, everything happens fast and consumers expect immediate feedback. When you buy something online and pay for shipping, an option for next day delivery appears. This trend has leaked into...

Paying college athletes could prevent conflict for NCAA

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

A student wakes up abruptly to the ringing of his alarm at four am. He sluggishly rises out of bed and reaches for his phone to disarm his alarm. He is scheduled to practice from four am to seven am, then has class from eight...