The AC Observer, Austin College’s student-run newspaper is published regularly online. The AC Observer offers students experience in journalistic writing, editing, photography and advertising. It is updated weekly during the academic year except during vacations, exam periods and the summer. The Jan Term schedule varies due to staff availability.
The Observer covers campus events and issues of interest to the campus community. Located in the Wright Campus Center, Room 263, the newspaper operates under the department of Student Engagement, Enrichment, and Development (SEED) as an official campus organization. Dr. Marjorie Hass, Austin College president, is the publisher.
The opinions expressed in editorials and viewpoint articles present the views of the author and not those of the college administration, the Board of Trustees, and/or the Student Publications Advisory Committee. Staff editorials represent the opinions of the current student editorial board.
All editor positions are paid and student writers and photographers are compensated for their contributions.
Austin College is located at 900 North Grand Avenue in Sherman, TX. The staff can be contacted at Suite 6, firstname.lastname@example.org or 903.813.2296. Contact Christina Herrera, Student Publications Advisor, at 903.813.2306.