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First Grader Shoots Teacher: A glimpse into the unusual case of a six-year-old bringing and wielding a gun on school grounds.

By: Lenora Kirkland On Jan. 6, 2023, another school shooting made national headlines, only this time, the perpetrator was a six-year-old boy. The incident occurred in a first-grade classroom at Richneck Elementary School located in Newport News, Virginia.  The student in question found the weapon in his home, brought it […]


Celebrating Higher Education Behind Bars: A reflection of the recent art exhibit in Warner Memorial Library

By: Ellie Greer Eastern’s Prison Education Program (PEP) held a series of events these past few weeks that highlighted the powerful artwork of our students behind bars. PEP seeks to provide a transformative education for those incarcerated, giving them better opportunities and a solid foundation of faith, reason, and justice […]


Man Dies At Hands Of Local Police

By: Jennie Brouse On Jan. 7 of this year, 29-year-old Tyre Nichols was stopped by five police officers after a reported traffic violation in Memphis, Tennessee. After being pulled over, it is alleged that Nichols attempted to flee the officers on foot after being tasered and pepper-sprayed, only to be […]