student journalism

Tartan needs kick in ASUS

Despite this year’s hurdles, whoever ends up managing the Tartan next year should work hard to fulfill the publication’s potential as a campus institution.Continue...

Public editor position is a first step towards transparency and trust

In a world where newspapers are struggling to maintain a trusting relationship with their readership, the new public editor position at The Varsity is a step towards rebuilding that broken bridge.Continue...

Why I’m a student journalist

When I tell my friends I’m only taking two courses I usually get a response like “aw man, you’re so lucky”. But then I tell them I work 60 hours a week, often into obscure hours of the morning and sometimes even on 24 hour binges — all for an honoraria that roughly equals $3 an hour.Continue...

Wesleyan’s budget cuts miss the mark

In a superbly bureaucratic and short-sighted move, Wesleyan University’s student government is cutting off their student newspaperat the knees without even the decency of saying why.Continue...