The Eagle

How it feels to be a Senior during COVID-19

Story by Noel Martinez, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

We all hope that senior year is like the movies: one of the best years of our lives.  Instead of having our last year with our friends, peers, and favorite teachers, we spend it with a screen and a keyboard. Yes, we have Zoom ...

Democratic convention needs some anger, more passion

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Managing Editor

August 31, 2020

If you ever wanted to see lukewarm sentiment about a candidate running for the highest office in the United States, the 2020 Democratic National Convention was the place to look. Over four days of the week of Aug. 17 big name...

Racism still reality for African-Americans

Story by Gabe Stanton, Editor-in-Chief, Print

August 31, 2020

It is no secret that America has a race problem. Since the first African slaves were brought to America more than four centuries ago, black people have lived in America as second class citizens. From enduring the horrors of sl...

Charlotte area movie theatre reviews

Story by Anthony Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

Cinemark Movie Bistro 9630 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270 Comfort: 9/10 - Could be cleaner, in terms of popcorn being found on the floor and bathrooms being cleaner, but the seats are very comfortable with plenty of room to ...

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...