Category: News

In memory of Caleb Dunn

Caleb will be remembered for his work with the Student Government Association (SGA), involvement with ATO, love for African-American History, as an EKU student but most importantly for his friendship and love for others. “Caleb was irreplaceable.”

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Changes in custodial contracts cause protest

“Done wrong by EKU” has become a meme across campus this school year. Late to class because you couldn’t find a parking spot? “Done wrong by EKU.” Taking a class where the professor started lecturing on the first day? “Done wrong by EKU.” But the intent behind the meme is no laughing matter — in fact, it was an active protest again major changes EKU placed upon the custodial staff while the students making memes were enjoying their summer away from campus.

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Solar eclipse draws hundreds to EKU

The Solar Eclipse Event at the Perkins Building and Hummel Planetarium gave EKU students and visitors the opportunity to view a solar eclipse with 95 percent totality — percentage of the Sun covered by the Moon — the highest in Richmond’s recent history. Cutting a path of totality from Oregon to South Carolina, the 2017 eclipse is the first total eclipse to be visible from the continental U.S. since 1979.

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