Collection 2005.5 - Over the Edge Newspaper Society Collection

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Over the Edge Newspaper Society Collection

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  • 1993- (Creation)

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0.5 m of textual records
500 MB of textual records (PDF)

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Scope and content

This collection consists a nearly complete collection of issues of the UNBC student newspaper "Over the Edge" dating from its first newsletter type issue from 1993 onwards. This includes the first volume of the bi-monthly complimentary arts magazine "Edge".

Issues contain articles, photographs, letters, and editorials dealing with university life, politics on campus and university events, entertainment and news. As well, local Prince George events and some national and international events pertaining to student life are also included.

Missing issues: v.2 i.5 (Nov. 1995); v.5 i.11 (Feb. 1999); v.9 i.11 (Feb. 2003); v.9 i.12 (Mar. 2003)

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  • English

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    Availability of other formats

    Archives also holds PDF versions of Over the Edge for the following issues: v.12 i.11; all of volumes 15 and 16; v.17 i.1-7, 9-11; v.18 i.5-11; and all of volume 19.

    Issues v.18 i.8 and v.18 i.11 are only available in PDF format.

    Restrictions on access

    No restrictions.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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    Item listing of issues is available. Contact archives for further information.

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    General note

    The first occurrence of the "Over the Edge Newspaper" is a newsletter in 3 issues published on standard 22 x 28 cm letter paper. Beginning in 1994, the newspaper became officially affiliated with the Northern Undergraduate Student Society (NUGSS) and was published on standard 30 x 36cm newsprint. In 2003/4 it changed printing companies and publication size to 31 x 41cm.

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