The DePauw is a tabloid-sized newspaper published most Wednesdays of the school year. The newspaper receives no funding from DePauw University. Its offices are located in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media on DePauw's campus in Greencastle, Ind. The DePauw is delivered free of charge to students on the dates of publication. Free issues also are provided to the faculty, staff and administration. Paid circulation is limited to mailed copies of the newspaper. The newspaper also has a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and a youtube account. The DePauw is Indiana's oldest college newspaper, founded in 1852 under the name Asbury Notes. It is a completely independent, not-for-profit organization and is fully staffed by students. Katie Hunger is the current editor-in-chief of The DePauw.
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