The Stylus of Boston College
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At the time of its founding, the Stylus acted as both literary magazine and newspaper for Boston College. The Heights, Boston College's current student newspaper, split off in 1919 and eventually became independent of the university itself.
The Stylus has been published continuously since its founding in 1882, except from the spring of 1889 to December 1893 when construction forced a suspension of publication. There was also a hiatus during World War II due to a substantial drop in student enrollment. However, this is not generally considered to be a break in continual publishing for American collegiate publications. Several other organizations claim continuous publishing despite World War II hiatuses - including, among others, the Harvard Advocate (est. 1866).
- History of Boston College From the Beginnings to 1990, pg. 83