The Beacon (Florida International University)
|Type||Triweekly student newspaper|
|Owner(s)||Florida International University|
|Founded||University-run: 1972 |
Student-run: 1990 Founding Editor Patrick Hackshaw '90 and Founding Advertising Manager Tracey Green Spiegelman '90
|Headquarters||Ernest R. Graham Center|
University Park Campus
Miami, Florida, U.S.
The Beacon is the student-run newspaper of Florida International University in Miami, Florida and has a circulation of 7,500. The Beacon is published thrice weekly in a compact format during the Fall and Spring semesters (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) and once a week on Wednesday during the second half of the Summer semester. It is split into five sections, News, reporting mainly on campus and local events, At the Bay for news on the Biscayne Bay Campus, Sports, Opinion and Life! The Beacon is available free campus-wide mainly in the residence halls, Graham Center and campus buildings and usually contains a mix of campus and local news coverage. The Beacon staffers air radio programs on WRGP FIU Student Radio. Public Reason, Pantherwire, Panther Sports Talk Live and live coverage of NCAA FIU athletics.
Its content is published online at FIUSM.com. FIUSM.com is run separately from The Beacon and is a part of FIU Student Media.
- "FIUSM | About Us". Retrieved August 9, 2014.
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