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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Trent Jonas is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: White male privilege is alive and well: part I

Trent Jonas, Columnist February 6, 2023

As a middle-aged white guy from the Midwest, I do not have too much to complain about.  I am from what they used to call a “broken home”—my parents divorced when I was eight or nine. My mom suffered...

I really hope graduate school isnt scary

I really hope graduate school isn’t scary

Katja Benz, Columnist June 14, 2022

I have a really busy summer between my internship, my senior seminar and writing for the DEN. I have to take my internship “class” and my senior seminar this summer to graduate in May. And the fact...

Autism is more than just a label

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist April 3, 2019

Adapt, accept, advocate. This is one of the many mantras repeated throughout April in honor of Autism Awareness Month. This is the lifestyle for one in 59 children and their families. This is something...

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