SPUR (Australian newspaper)

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SPUR Magazine
SPUR magazine web logo.png
Editors Serrin Prior Bonus, James McCann, Samuel McDonough
Categories Student Magazine
Frequency Monthly (print) / Daily (website)
Total circulation 2000-3000
First issue 2012
Country  Australia
Language English
Website SPUR, SPUR Facebook page

SPUR is an independent student newspaper that is distributed to all major university campuses in Adelaide, Australia. The first issue was released early in 2012, and the SPUR Magazine website was launched in November 2012. Three print editions were released in 2012, with plans for a monthly schedule in 2013. The website is updated with a new post thrice daily.[1]


In the first issue of SPUR, the editors cited pervading "inferior quality student magazines" as their magazine's raison d'etre.[2] In an article in UniLife, it was revealed that the particular publication the editors were "dissatisfied" with was University of Adelaide union run magazine On Dit.[3] On Dit has published at least one story about the rivalry, while also running editorial denying that a rivalry exists.[4]


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