Top 10 Campus Newspapers In Canada

Top 10 Campus Newspapers Canada
Top 10 Campus Newspapers Canada

When you are attending your favourite University, you always want to know what is going on your campus and important events and things that are happening every day; if you are currently at the following universities, you are in the best hands.

Here are the Top 10 Campus Newspapers in Canada University Magazine Team up with Moz, Majestic, Alexa 

1.The Ubyssey


The Ubyssey is the University of British Columbia’s official, independent student-run paper and is published every Tuesday. Founded in 1918, The Ubyssey is the most-read student-run paper in Canada.

The Ubyssey is an independent publication funded by a $6.41 annual fee, from which students can opt out. The staff functions as a collective; current UBC students who have contributed to the paper and attend staff meetings are eligible to become staff members.

2. The Varsity

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The Varsity is one of the main student newspapers of the University of Toronto. In publication since 1880, it is the second-oldest student newspaper in Canada.

The paper publishes weekly during the university semesters and online throughout the year. Originally a broadsheet daily, it now issues in the compact form. The paper’s primary focus is on campus affairs and general interest news.

The Varsity usually assumes a left-of-center stance on political affairs. The paper is published by Varsity Publications, a not-for-profit corporation, and is primarily financed by advertisement revenues with subsidies from a student levy.

3. The Queen’s Journal

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The Queen’s Journal, or simply The Journal, is the main student-run newspaper at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. The paper was founded in 1873 and had been continually publishing ever since.

It is as old as the Harvard Crimson, the oldest continuously published student newspaper in the United States. The Journal is published twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The paper maintains a friendly rivalry with the humour paper on campus, Golden Words. This is best exemplified by the annual publication of a fake edition of The Journal, containing outlandish stories, by Golden Words.

4. The Gazette

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The Gazette is the student newspaper of the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. It is owned and published by the University Students’ Council.

The Gazette publishes online daily, in print Tuesdays and Thursdays, and a magazine twice a semester during the fall and winter semesters. The Gazette is one of the largest student newspapers in Canada.

The Gazette began in 1906 as a hand-written literature newspaper called In Cap and Gown. The paper was not actually produced in newsprint until 1908


5. The Eyeopener

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The Eyeopener is one of two weekly student newspapers at Ryerson University in Toronto. It has a circulation of 10,000 copies per week during the school year.

The Eyeopener is published by Rye Eye Publishing Inc., owned by the students of Ryerson as a non-profit corporation. Most of the writing is done by contributors (as is the case with most campus newspapers). Still, the paper’s masthead is elected towards the end of each academic year by the previous year’s masthead and volunteers who have made a certain number of contributions. Paper.

6. The McGill Daily

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The McGill Daily is an independent student newspaper at McGill University and is entirely run by students. Despite its name, The Daily has recently reduced its print publication to once a week, normally on Mondays, in addition to producing online-only content and weekly radio segments for CKUT 90.3 FM.

The Daily was originally published daily in 1911. It began as a sports rag in the broadsheet format and has since transitioned to the tabloid format, covering a wide range of issues related to the McGill and greater Montreal community.


7. The Cord

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The Cordis a student newspaper at Wilfrid Laurier University. Founded in 1926, it features stories about current events on campus and the community and student life, sports, arts, and opinion. The paper’s website compiles all the content from the print edition as well as web-exclusive content. The Cord publishes every Wednesday of the fall and winter semester and monthly over the summer.

The Cord is a member of the Canadian University Press. It is one of the several publications produced by Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications.


8. The Silhouette

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The Silhouette is a student newspaper at McMaster University, located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The newspaper is published every Thursday during the academic year and once during each summer month. The circulation is 10,000 copies per week.

The paper contains three sections; news, opinions, sports, Inside Out and “Andy,” an arts and entertainment section. The paper switched from broadsheet quarter fold to tabloid in August 2014. Among the student population at McMaster, the paper is known as the Sil.


9. The Gauntlet

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The Gauntlet is a campus newspaper published by the Gauntlet Publications Society in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It has a circulation of 6,000 as well as approximately 50,000 monthly online hits.

It is the official student newspaper of the University of Calgary. It publishes most Thursdays throughout the year.


10. The Martlet

The Martlet is a bi-weekly student newspaper at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. There are five or six employees on the payroll, but student volunteers do significant work (writing, taking photos, copy editing).

The Martlet is funded partially by student fees and partially by advertisements. As of 2017, each full-time student pays $3.75 per semester to the Martlet. The newspaper is distributed freely around the UVic campus and various locations around greater Victoria every second Thursday during the school year,