The Eagle

Banning nicotine flavored products won’t solve teen vaping issues

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

September 13, 2019

480,000. That’s how many people die each year from cigarette related deaths in the United States. On average, a cigarette smoker will die 10 years earlier than non-smokers, and more than 16 million Americans live with diseases re...

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...

The Novice Niche: J. Cole’s Surprise Single

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2019

A few nights ago, I was among the millions glued to their phone. Constant switching between social media and gaming apps began to bore me until I saw a link to J. Cole’s new single on Twitter. The fuzzy dark grey cover sparked...

Bohemian Rhapsody: song of the ages, movie for today

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Layout Editor

January 16, 2019

There are few bands with a discography as iconic as Queen. Even if you are unfamiliar with the name, you are likely to know their songs: “We Will Rock You,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and the inspiration of the new...