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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

Katja Benz is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Finding yourself in times of change

Katja Benz, Columnist November 28, 2022

The Who asked a really good question in their 1978 album: ‘Who Are You?’  Not only is that a pretty general question, but it a good one to ask someone when you are applying for a job or you are...

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...

Mark Bayer honored as Graduate Faculty of Month

Staff Report March 6, 2018

February’s Graduate Faculty of the Month went to business professor Mark Bayer. In her nomination of Bayer, graduate student Samantha Hilger said he is extremely deserving of the nomination. “He...

Graduate students take part in mentoring program with alumni

Elisabeth Held, Contributing Writer November 16, 2017

Eastern’s graduate school has a mentorship program between current graduate students and alumni that participants say has created a community between the university’s past and present, while also...

Master’s Degree Program no longer at risk of deletion

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor January 23, 2017

  The master’s degree program in Special Education is no longer being considered for deletion or consolidation as of Friday morning. The program, along with others, was originally recommended...

Final exams different at grad, undergrad levels

Charlee Caudill, Contributing Writer December 12, 2016

  While undergraduate students are busy cramming for final exams, graduate students are not and experience finals week in a different way; they write papers. Samantha Bobbitt, a second-year...

Cybersecurity cracks new program list for Fall 2017

Meka Al Taqi-Brown, Contributing Writer October 30, 2016

  Along with the other 36 graduate programs and 10 graduate certificate programs, cybersecurity will be added to the list of new programs starting in the 2017 fall semester. Cybersecurity will...

Hendrickson named interim dean of Graduate School 

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2015

Political science professor Ryan Hendrickson will start in July as the interim dean of the Graduate School. Hendrickson is taking over for current dean Robert Augustine, who is set to leave Eastern...

Black Graduate Student Association helps minorities

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor September 7, 2014

When she graduated in May, her father gave her two options—get a job or go to graduate school. Unsure if she was ready to jump into the workforce, she decided graduate school was her best choice. Sherry...

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