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Happy Fall Dons!

As we dive deeper into the vibrant colors of October, we hope you're enjoying the fall season so far! Grab your favorite fall drink or pastry because it's the perfect time to cozy up with our upcoming print newspaper.

📰 Print Issue Sneak Peek: Our dedicated team has been burning the midnight oil to bring you an exceptional print issue later this month. Be on the lookout for intriguing stories, campus highlights, and engaging content.

🌍 National Spotlight: Our editors are taking our passion for journalism on the road! They'll be in Atlanta, Georgia, attending the Associated Collegiate Press Journalism Conference to showcase our work to the rest of the nation. Your support fuels our enthusiasm, and we can't wait to represent our college on a broader stage.

📷 Stay Connected on Socials: Can't wait for the print issue? Get a daily dose of updates, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and more by following us on Instagram and TikTok. It's the best way to stay connected with our community and get the latest news at your fingertips.

Don't miss out on the excitement! Whether you're a fan of print or prefer the digital experience, there's something for everyone.

Cheers to a fantastic October!

Best,
el Don staff, Fall 2023
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