This website provides historical notes about the student newspaper at the University of Arkansas. The University Weekly began publication on Oct. 10, 1906. Its name was changed to The Arkansas Traveler in 1920.
A student-owned and student-operated newspaper from the beginning, The Arkansas Traveler has seen its share of colorful staff members, newfangled production methods and occasional challenges from weather, fire and boards of publications.
Over the century, production of The University Weekly and The Arkansas Traveler reflected the changes in the publishing industry, sometimes stepping ahead of the trends and sometimes following. The following photos show some of the changing methods used by reporters and editors to get the paper to press.