Our student newspapers (1946-1974) are now digital!

Front page of a Colonial News paper from 1966

Curious about what campus life was like at the University decades ago? Special Collections received a Technology and Digitization Grant from the South Central Regional Library Council in 2018 to digitize over 1000 issues of early student newspapers from microfilm. Complete issues of The Colonial News (1946-1970) and Pipe Dream (1970-1974) are available for searching and browsing at the NYS Historic Newspapers project website, as are over 10 million pages of other New York State newspapers. Learn what was going on at the University during an earlier era from a student perspective.