The Carillon has been the University of Regina Student Newspaper since 1962.
It is published on Thursday no fewer than 11 times during both the fall and winter semesters and periodically throughout the spring and summer.
Where we started
The story of The Carillon, passed down from editor to editor for over 40 years:
In the late 1950s, the University of Regina planned the construction of several new buildings on the campus grounds. One of these proposed buildings was a bell tower on the academic green. If you look out on the academic green today, the first thing you’ll notice is that it has absolutely nothing resembling a bell tower. A 160-foot bell tower was to be constructed, tall enough so that it could be seen from anywhere on the campus and from across the lake. As it turned out, this signature structure was never built. Its sole legacy was that it inspired the students to name their newspaper The Carillon.
The university never got a bell tower, but what it did get was The Carillon, a newspaper that serves as a symbolic bell tower on campus: a loud and clear voice belonging to each and every student.
The Carillon is published by The Carillon Newspaper Inc., a non–profit corporation that is a wholly autonomous organization with no affiliation with the University of Regina Students’ Union.
Opinions expressed in the pages of The Carillon, or online, are expressly those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Carillon Newspaper Inc. Opinions expressed in advertisements appearing in The Carillon are those of the advertisers and not necessarily of The Carillon Newspaper Inc. or its staff.
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The Carillon welcomes contributions to its pages. Correspondence can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off in person. Please include your name, address and telephone number on all letters to the editor. Only the author’s name, title/position (if applicable) and city will be published. Names may be withheld upon request at the discretion of The Carillon. Letters should be no more then 350 words and may be edited for space, clarity, accuracy, and vulgarity.