Student Media

The BG News

The BG News is the campus newspaper published Monday, Wednesday and Friday offering items of general interest to the broader campus community, exclusively focusing on top local campus, city and state news with coverage of significant national and international news events.

Our offices are located in West Hall. The student editorial staff is located in 210 West Hall. To contact editor Max Filby, please call the newsroom at 419.372.6966 or email Max or other editors at The student editor and his or her staff determine story content and what issues or events to be covered by the editorial staff.

Our advertising and business offices are located in 204 West Hall. The Advertising Manager is Tonya Whitman, you can email her at To place classified and display advertising please call 419.372.0328 (classified) or 419.372.2605 (display). For billing or account information, please contact Sandie Smetzer at 419.372.0328 or

The deadline to place classified advertising is 2 p.m. the business day prior to publication. The display advertising deadline is 4 p.m. two business days prior to publication.

The BG News is advised by Director of Student Media Robert Bortel. His office is 214 West Hall and he may be contacted by calling 419.372.2607 or email at

Our online newspaper web site is BG, and we provide a Housing Guide, in in partnership with Off-Campus Student Services, an Events Calendar, and a community for Parent & Family Programs.

The following are key telephone numbers for The BG News:

Editorial office: 419.372.6966Advertising phone 419.372.2606 or 372.2605
Editorial and Advertising fax: 419.372.9090Advertising manager: 419.372.2606
Billing 419.372.0328Adviser: 419.372.2607