Web surfers are seeing something different in the online edition of The
Daily Beacon, thanks to a recent redesign of the site.
In addition to a total site facelift, the paper, which is published Monday
through Friday, is also moving to a new location. The new address is
"We have rearranged things, added new features and beefed up current
features to make the site easier to navigate and more useful to our
readers," said Steven Kot, the online-editor and designer of the new
Daily Beacon Web site.
The new front page will provide easy access to today's news and to recent
issues. The site has also updated its weather services to provide readers
with current conditions and a five-day outlook.
Among other new features, the site now offers a subscription feature, which
allows readers to receive Daily Beacon News, Headlines and Cartoons
through e-mail as soon as they are available.
"The Internet is the future, especially in media, and we are joining the
commercial newspaper world by offering an online edition," said Andy
Fleenor, editor of The Daily Beacon .
The site will also now offer online classifieds, which offers readers the
ability to browse through the classified ads that appear in our print
edition. Readers will also be able to submit advertisements via the
The site will continue to offer a complete list of other colleges and
universities with student publications on the web and links to university
and community sites of interest.
Online Beacon gets new look, new address
Published: Wed Aug 26, 1998 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:36 p.m.