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

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

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Katja Benz is a senior English major and can be reached at 581-2912 or kkbenz@eiu.edu.

COLUMN: Do we actually know where our information goes?

Katja Benz, Columnist February 2, 2023

Over the summer, and even into last semester, people would head over to Snapchat or TikTok and see these really aesthetically pleasing videos.  The videos were of things being painted after somebody...

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

COLUMN: Identity theft and government

Dan Hahn, Columnist February 2, 2023

When I was a victim of identity theft in 2018 my financial world was turned upside down. I was receiving letters in the mail from creditors and credit collectors for lines of credit I didn’t open. In...

Cause of mass identity theft still unknown

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief June 17, 2015

Eastern is now offering one year of free identity protection for its current and former employees after an internal investigation found no answers as to why roughly 100 people associated with the university...

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