Support Claremont Student Journalism
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The Student Life, the oldest student newspaper in Southern California, is severely underfunded.
Roughly 100 students, from reporters and photographers to layout designers and web developers, devote a combined 1000+ hours every week to inform our community and provide an important check on our school administrations.
Most work for free. A small subset receive a stipend equivalent to $2.00/hr.
Our annual operating budget from student governments, even when combined with advertising revenue and those days of donated labor, barely keeps us afloat as a publication.
Our barebones printing costs alone put our annual budget at about $20,000. Last year, we received $11,200. We receive no other outside funding, and were only able to continue printing this year because of a generous anonymous donor.
If we don’t receive a sufficient allocation this year, we won’t be able to continue printing or producing visual reporting.
Sign below and share to tell our representatives that this is unacceptable.
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