22 Things You Learn When You Work For A College Newspaper

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Thought Catalog

1. This is how most people feel for the first week month year.

2. There are few things more horrifying than a truly pissed off Editor-in-Chief on their third cup of coffee looking over proofs/mockups x-ing things out with a big red pen. It means you should be canceling your plans to do anything outside the office for the next 24 hours.

3. How frustrating it is to see other students complain about their workload when you have to be up until about 3-5 a.m. and then sleep with your phone next to your face in case your editor or the printer calls with an issue, and it’s back to the office you go.

4. The differences between a high school and college newspaper are so laughably extreme that you can’t help but feel bad for the people who think that because they’ve done the former they have ANY…

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