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Daily Universe

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1956-2012

Administrative History

The Daily Universe (1956-2012) is the student created newspaper for reporting on activities on Brigham Young University campus and the surrounding community. The Daily Universe has a staff of journalism students who are led by a faculty advisor.

The Daily Universe was the campus-lab for journalism students. The Daily Universe mainly existed to train journalism and public relations students in writing for mass media. The lab produces a newspaper. The Daily Universe was overseen by an editor as well as a business manager. Beginning in 1972, the Universe was under the supervision of the Dept. of Communications within the College of Fine Arts and Communications. It was also under the supervision of a Daily Universe Advisory Board. In 2012 the paper ended printing its daily newspaper and changed its name to 'The Universe'. The Universe publishes a weekly newspaper and daily news updates are now posted on their website.

Citation

Brigham Young University Organizational History Project website, viewed October 29, 2013 (created in 1956; run by a staff of students that are supervised by a professor; report on events occuring on Brigham Young University campus and in the surrounding community; staff of journalism students led by faculty advisor; under the supervision of the College of Fine Arts and Communications since 1972; also under the supervision of the Daily Universe Advisory board; ended daily paper printing in 2012 and changed name to 'The Universe'; since 2012 the Daily Universe has published a weekly newspaper and daily updates on their website) https://sites.lib.byu.edu/byuorg/index.php/Daily_Universe

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on the 2009 Daily Universe caption error

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5650
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper, webpages, and press releases related to a caption error associated with a photograph of the Twelve Apostles that was found in the April 6, 2009 issue of the Daily Universe. Materials date from between April 6 and 9, 2009.
Dates: 2009

College of Fine Arts records on Daily Universe, 1969-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 666 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains administrative records, advertising files, audits, contracts, and Advisory Committee files related to the Daily Universe.
Dates: 1969-1983

Daily Universe correspondence, 1997-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1371 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence from the Daily Universe from 1997 to 2000. The correspondence covers a wide variety of subjects pertaining to the operations of the Daily Universe.
Dates: 1997-2000

Daily Universe digital images

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3258
Scope and Contents Contains 13 DVDs of digital photographs from the Daily Universe, 2002-2005, in the form of jpegs, relating to Brigham Young University.
Dates: 2002-2005

Daily Universe financial records, 1977-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1371 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains financial records from the Daily Universe from 1977 to 1980. Included in the records are advertisements, payroll information, and invoices.
Dates: 1977-1980

Daily Universe negatives, 1970-1997

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1371 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include negatives taken for use in the Daily Universe. Dated from 1970 to 1997.
Dates: 1970-1997

Daily Universe newspapers, 1983-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1371 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains complete newspapers from the Daily Universe for the years 1983-1984.
Dates: 1983-1984

Daily Universe newspapers and programs, 1952-1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1371 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper clippings and programs from various events and clubs around campus from between 1952 and 1979.
Dates: 1952-1979

Daily Universe photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 787
Scope and Contents Contains negatives of images produced by the Daily Universe in the production of the newspaper. Includes photographs of individuals, events, sports competitions, campus buildings, and other subjects. Materials date from between 1963 and 1979.
Dates: 1963-1979