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Office of Student Publications: The Panther Newspaper


About The Panther

The Panther Newspaper is the official student newspaper of Prairie View A&M University, a historically black university (HBCU). Serving over 3,500 campus residence; 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students; 1,400 faculty and staff members; and over 10,000 additional online readers, The Panther Newspaper is constantly in production releasing the latest in local, state, and national news weekly.

Within the past decade, The Panther Newspaper has collected numerous awards and accolades for various aspects of their print production and media. Most recently, the publication was named Best Newspaper (Non-regular production) at the 14th Annual Historically Black College and University Student News Media Conference held in Norfolk, VA.

ONLINE is the online website for all of your news and campus information updates.  The Panther Newspaper will soon host online advertising and classifieds geared towards students and neighboring vendors. Check the site weekly for stories, new, and ads.

Advertise with The Panther

Advertising with The Panther Newspaper is now simple and easy. You can select and pay for your ads online via the Panther Marketplace. Submission of your artwork can be done via email, Ads must be submitted Monday by 5:00pm (central) to run in that same week. Below is the production schedule for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013:

Fall 2012

Sept 12
Sept 19
Sept 26
Oct 3
Oct 10
Oct 17 (Homecoming Edition) Midterm Week
Oct 24
Oct 31
Nov 7
Nov 14
Nov 28 – final issue for Fall 2012

Spring 2013

Jan 30
Feb 6
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
March 6
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10 Spring Fest Week
April 17
April 24 – final issue for Spring 2013

Advertising Rates and Sizes (Based on a 5 column page, column width = 2”)

Sizes are approximations with +or- .25”. All ads are printed in Black and White unless “Full Color” is specified in rate.

Student Classifieds – $8
Business Card Size – $18 – 2×2
Square – $35 – 4×4
1/8 Page – $70 – 4×5.5, 2×11(long),
1/4 Page – $120 – 5×11(long), 10×5(wide)
1/2 Page – $240 – 10×11
3/4 Page – $325 – 10×15
Full Page – $430 – 10×20
Full Page – $480 – 10×20 (Full Color)
Full Page University Rate – $300 (must be paid via Inter-Departmental Order IDO/Requisition)

Click here to place your ad now.  PLACE AD


Editorial Staff

Scheane’ Brown – Editor In Cheif
D’Ann Dickson – Business Manager
Andre Williams – Photo Editor
Pierre Shepherd – Intern
Julius Burchett – Sports Editor
Amanda Leon – Lifestyles Editor
BriAna Franklin – News Editor
Vesma Pennant – Copy Editor
Sonceri Jones – Distribution Manager
Contact any of the staff members via email:


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