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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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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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Rally for Higher Education

A group of Eastern students went to Frankfort Monday, Feb. 13 for a rally for higher education at the capitol. Colleges and universities from across the state participated, and students spoke with state senators and representatives about the issues higher education is faced with. Speakers included Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Attorney General Andy Beshear and EKU SGA Student Senator Ryan...

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Students rally for higher education

“This matters to me, specifically, because I don’t want to see anybody not be able to get a degree simply because they can’t afford it,” Wiggins said. “Students need to be sure our voice is heard. The cuts to higher education directly affect us and will go on to affect the generations after us.”

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