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|Type||Four times weekly student newspaper|
|Owner(s)||The University Students' Council|
|Publisher||The University Students' Council|
Room 263 of the University Community CentreLondon, Ontario N6A 3K7
|Circulation||11,000 (per issue)|
The Gazette is the student newspaper at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. The Gazette is the only daily student newspaper in Canada, publishing Tuesday through Friday. It is owned and published by the University Students' Council.
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. The Gazette adopted its current name in 1930.
The Gazette moved from weekly to twice per week in 1948, and moved to its current four-times-a-week publication schedule in 1991. The paper's large staff (three full-time supervising editors, 20 section editors and dozens of volunteers, plus a full-time advertising and composing department) makes this publication schedule possible.
The editorial board is made of volunteer students and full-time staff. The Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor and Managing Editor are full-time salaried employees, usually recent graduates. The remaining editors are full-time students who volunteer and receive an honorarium per issue published. There are typically 22 to 24 editors in total.
Editors-in-Chief: Past and Present
- Iain Boekhoff, 2014/15
- Julian Uzielli, 2013/14
- Gloria Dickie, 2012/13
- Jesse Tahirali, 2011/12
- Stuart A. Thompson, 2010/11
- Ryan Hendrick, 2009/10
- Ravi Amarnath, 2008/09
- Allison Buchan-Terrell, 2007/08
Gazette alumni can be found working for several of Canada's major newspapers and media outlets. Notable media names include:
- CTV news broadcaster Kevin Newman
- CBC's Elliotte Friedman
- Maclean's columnist Paul Wells
- Maclean's columnist Aaron Wherry
- Toronto Star reporter Kevin Donovan
- Toronto Star senior writer Susan Delacourt, winner of the 2011 Charles Lynch Award
- Author, National Post columnist and Maclean's columnist Scott Feschuk
- Executive television producer for CHCH News John McKenna
- Sportsnet.ca columnist Stephen Brunt
- Associate Sports Editor for Yahoo! Canada Ian Denomme
- Actor Alan Thicke
- Author Joan Barfoot
- CBC Radio host Carol Off
- Former CP24 anchor Justin Smallbridge.
- The Wall Street Journal senior graphics editor Stuart A. Thompson
- Sportsnet Magazine associate editor Arden Zwelling
- National Post news reporter Megan O'Toole
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