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The Daily Eastern News

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

COLUMN: Leaders are both born and raised

COLUMN: Leaders are both born and raised

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor February 23, 2022

With President’s Day having just passed, it is important to examine how a leader mentally functions and what their main traits are. Are parts of leadership inherited or worked upon? Is it a mixture of...

COLUMN: Keep BDSM out of the DSM

COLUMN: Keep BDSM out of the DSM

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor February 9, 2022

Last semester I took a course in abnormal psychology and a major part of it was going over the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.” Interestingly enough, a portion of this lengthy...

COLUMN: Medical field must face longstanding racial bias

COLUMN: Medical field must face longstanding racial bias

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor January 28, 2022

There has been a long history of the medical establishment both using and mistreating Black Americans. This comes from underlying racism and bias, while has led to scientific discovery in some cases like...

COLUMN: Losing yourself in an online persona

COLUMN: Losing yourself in an online persona

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor January 19, 2022

Some media at the time it is created grows more in relevance as time goes on. The psychological thriller, “Perfect Blue,” and its themes fit this exactly.  “Perfect Blue,” released in 1997, is...

COLUMN: Hong Kong journalists and the psychology behind governmental control

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor January 11, 2022

It is said that humans can be selfish creatures, but as displayed through many protest efforts in history time again, people don’t speak out just for themselves but for the hope that life will be better...

Chair of Biological Sciences Gary Bulla, addresses the council about an exit assessment in the department.

CAA makes changes to graduation requirements

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 23, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs made changes to graduation requirements in the psychology and clinical lab sciences majors. The clinical lab sciences revision was requested by Gary Bulla, the chair...

Criminologists will love ‘Mindhunter’

Logan Raschke, News Editor March 28, 2019

“Mindhunter” is a must-watch for deviant psychology education fans, serial killer documentary enthusiasts and any (borderline cliché) cop show lovers. David Fincher, the director of the cult classic...

CAA to vote to change name of women’s studies program

Staff Report October 10, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on a change to the name of the women’s studies program and minor and a revision to the psychology minor at its next meeting Thursday. Women’s studies voted...

CAA approves new psychology courses

Samuel Nusbaum , Administration Reporter September 1, 2016

The Council on Academic Affairs voted to approve two new psychology courses Thursday. The two courses are psychology 3760, Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making, and psychology 4810, Neuropsychopharmacology. The...

CAA to vote on course proposals

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Editor August 31, 2016

  The Council on Academic Affairs will be looking at a pair of potential new classes at their next meeting. The two classes are PSY 3760, the Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making, and...

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