The Leader is the award-winning student newspaper at Elmhurst College. The Leader is published every other Tuesday when classes are in session. Students write, photograph, design and edit the entire issue, gaining real-world journalism experience during their time at the college. The Leader is fully funded by advertising revenue. The paper has a press run of 1,700 and can be picked up in all campus buildings and certain off-campus sites.
The Leader claimed First Place in General Excellence for a school with under 4,000 students in 2010 and 2008 and Second Place recognition in 2009 at the annual Illinois College Press Association banquet.
Dr. Ron Wiginton
The Leader is the student-run newspaper speaking to the students, faculty and administrators of Elmhurst College. The Leader is not submitted to any person or organization for prior approval. The contents are the decision of the editor in agreement with the editorial board. Opinions expressed in The Leader do not necessarily reflect those ot the paper or its staff, and are not intended to represent those of the College at large. All text, photos and art cannot be reproduced without direct permission of The Leader.