University Daily Kansan at KU Goes Digital-First, Shifting to Twice-Weekly Print Edition in Fall 2015

As top editors explain to readers, “We aren’t changing the news — just how you consume it.”

Meet the Spring 2015 CMM Editorial Fellows

The CMM Editorial Fellowship is aimed at amplifying the voices of student media leaders nationwide.

Best College Newspapers: 2014 Ranking Released by Princeton Review

The Yale Daily News, The Daily Orange & The Cornell Daily Sun are the top three student pubs.

10 Things I’ve Learned About College Students, Campus Life

Nerdfighters. Hipsters. Speedy seniors. Dropouts. Superfans. Slackliners. Drunkorexics. Tanorexics. Adderall addicts. Longboarders. Sleep texters. Thrifters. Illegall downloaders. And one very bold halftime streaker. Over the past 18 months or so, for my Campus Beat column on USA TODAY College, I have written about an array of students involved in a ton of different activities, organizations, scandals and states of mind. In recognition of my 100th column– posted earlier this semester– here is a quick top 10 list of things I have learned about college life and the world at-large through Campus Beat.

50 Best Journalism Schools and Programs at U.S. Colleges & Universities

A list of 50 undergraduate journalism programs I consider to be the best in the U.S.

Be Careful Student Sports Reporters, Your School May Have an In-Game Tweet Limit

Journalists are currently abuzz about the University of Washington men’s basketball team– not for its play but for how it’s allowed to be covered. Athletics officials at the school recently told a local sports reporter to stop live-tweeting so much during an early season game. The weird warning revealed a new official rule instituted for all live coverage of UW games by outside press– 20 tweets tops at basketball games and no more than 45 tweets during football games. It is the latest sports reporting body blow at the college level brought to light this semester.

Kansan Football Reporter Warned About Asking Questions at Press Conference with Head Coach

University Daily Kansan sports writer Blake Schuster says athletics officials at the University of Kansas warned him in a private meeting about asking questions at the most recent press conference with head football coach Charlie Weis. The reason? Their concerns about “lingering ill-will among members of the football program.”

Kansas Football Coach Tweets Angrily About Daily Kansan Coverage of Team

Charlie Weis was wicked mad late last week. The head coach of the University of Kansas football team lashed out at The University Daily Kansan in a 140-character burst of righteous anger. The tweet spurred national attention and a public scolding from some members of the press.

Daily Kansan Online Redesign: ‘This Isn’t Your Momma’s Website’

The newly redesigned University Daily Kansan website is a lively, innovative, interactive beast of an online presence. Unveiled this past week, the updated digital home of the University of Kansas student newspaper sports a much more professional design scheme than its predecessor– one that is both less cluttered and more colorful.