Student Newspapers

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1926-1927: Among Ourselves
Among Ourselves was the bi-monthly newspaper published by the students at the Mankato State Teachers College from 1926-1927. It was published during the school year and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), poetry and articles on a variety of subjects, social events (dances, happenings around town, life in the dorms, etc.) and other topics of interest to the students. It also includes advertisements from many area businesses. Among Ourselves was followed by the School Spirit.
1929-1933: School Spirit
School Spirit was a bi-monthly newspaper published by the students at the Mankato State Teachers College from 1929-1933. It was published during the school year and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), poetry and articles on a variety of subjects, social events (dances, happenings around town, life in the dorms, etc.) and other topics of interest to the students. It also includes advertisements from many area businesses. School Sprit was followed by the College Spirit.
1933-1935: College Spirit
College Spirit was a bi-monthly newspaper published by the students at the Mankato State Teachers College from 1933-1935. It was published during the school year and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), poetry and articles on a variety of subjects, social events (dances, happenings around town, life in the dorms, etc.) and other topics of interest to the students. It also includes advertisements from many area businesses. College Spirit was followed by the College Reporter.
1935-1968: College Reporter
College Reporter was a bi- or tri-monthly newspaper published by the students at the Mankato State Teachers College/Mankato State College from 1935-1968. It was published during the school year and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), poetry and articles on a variety of subjects, social events (dances, happenings around town, life in the dorms, etc.) and other topics of interest to the students. It also includes advertisements from many area businesses. From 1943-1944 there was a servicemen supplement called The Slipstream. College Reporter was followed by The Reporter.
The Reporter
The Reporter, and its predecessors, is a newspaper published by students at Minnesota State University, Mankato. It was a bi- or tri-weekly newspaper and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), news of the day, articles on a variety of subjects, social events (dances, happenings around town, life in the dorms, etc.) and other topics of interest to the students. It also includes advertisements from many area businesses. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions. The content of The Reporter provides a unique look at the history of the university and the Mankato area and is of interest to alumni, researchers, current students and staff, genealogists and all Minnesotans. Digitizing this content has made the material more widely accessible to all Minnesotans. During this time, additional titles have included: Mankato State Reporter (1969-1971) Mankato State Daily Reporter (summer of 1971) Daily Reporter (1971-1972) Mankato State Daily Reporter (1972-1974) The Reporter (1974-1976) Mankato State University Independent (1976-1977) Reporter (1977- present)