Who We Are
The Daily Reveille produces weekly newspapers and daily online content that covers news, sports and entertainment at LSU. The Reveille employs approximately 70 LSU students each semester who work as news, sports and entertainment reporters, columnists, copy editors, designers and photographers. In 2017, with a focus on both print and online publishing, the Reveille online content drew almost 750,000 unique users.
Find The Daily Reveille online at www.LSUReveille.com, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and in print on racks located across campus and various locations around Baton Rouge including Pennington Biomedical Reseach Center and EBRP Libraries.
The Reveille was awarded the following national and regional awards for sports, news and opinion writing for 2017.
2017 Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence Awards
- National top-three finalist, editorial writing
- Regional winner, breaking news
- Regional winner, editorial writing
- Regional winner, sports photography
- Regional runner up, feature writing
- Regional finalist, sports column writing
- Regional finalist, affiliated website
2017 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors' College Competition
- First place, sports breaking news
- First place, sports enterprise
- First place, breaking news
- First place, website
- Second place, enterprise/investigative
- Second place, editorials
History of The Daily Reveille
The earliest known issue of The Daily Reveille was published at Louisiana State University in 1887. The newspaper became a permanent part of campus on Jan. 14, 1897. In 1934, The Daily Reveille earned national journalistic recognition after then-Sen. Huey Long had seven staff members expelled for reporting on something he believed should not belong in "his" newspaper. The students now are commonly refered to as The Reveille Seven and include Carl McArn Corbin, Samual A. Montague, Stanley D. Shlosman, Cal Joseph Abraham, Jesse H. Cutrer Jr., L. Rea Godbold and David R. McGuire Jr.
The publication became The Daily Reveille in 1938, only to be forced back to semiweekly status during the Second World War. It resumed daily publication again in 1947 but dropped back to four issues a week in 1951 when the Korean War caused LSU enrollment to slump to just over 5,000 students. The Daily Reveille returned to five-day-a-week publication in 2002. In 2017, The Daily Reveille became a weekly print publication with content posted online daily at www.LSUReveille.com.
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