Red & Black

For other uses, see Red and black.
Red & Black
Type nondaily
Owner(s) Washington & Jefferson College
Founded 1909
Headquarters Washington, Pennsylvania
Website Red & Black

Red & Black is the student newspaper for Washington & Jefferson College. The student staff handles all aspects of the production, including writing, editing, graphic design, layout, and advertising sales.[1] The Red & Black features campus events and happenings, student and faculty art, student opinion, college athletic coverage, and local and world news.[1] Founded in 1909, the paper goes to press every Thursday with a weekly circulation of 1,250 copies.[1]

The Red & Black has been a member of the Society of Collegiate Journalists since 1924.[2] In 2004, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) named the Red & Black one of "Best All-Around Non-Daily newspapers" in the Northeast.[3] In 2006, the Red & Black editorial staff was recognized by the SPJ for its editorial writing.[4]

Former billionaire Alberto Vilar was a member of the Red & Black staff during his time at Washington & Jefferson College.[5]


  1. 1 2 3 "W&J: Red & Black". Washington & Jefferson College.
  2. "Chapters". Society for Collegiate Journalists.
  3. "2004 Mark of Excellence Awards Finalists". Society of Professional Journalists. 2005.
  4. Porter, Heather (2007-04-16). "SPJ Announces 2006 Region 1 Mark of Excellence Award Winners". Archived from the original on 2012-10-06.
  5. "W&J: Red & Black staff (1962)". U. Grant Miller Library Digital Archives. Washington & Jefferson College. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28.

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