The college student newspaper began publishing in 1923 under the title Monitor; it ceased publication in 1925. In 1928, The Beacon began its run, and it continues today.

Newspapers from 1923 - 2008 are bound and available in the Dutch Heritage Room in DeWitt Library. Print copies from 1923 - present are also stored in the archives.

Issues from 1923 - 2017 are fully digitized and available online at our Student Newspapers at Northwestern site.

More recent issues are available below.


Browse The Beacon student newspaper Collections:

The Beacon, 2017-2018

The Beacon, 2018-2019

The Beacon, 2019-2020

The Beacon, 2020-2021

The Beacon, 2021-2022

The Beacon, 2022-2023