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What is The Cavalier Daily?\nThe Cavalier Daily is an independent, student-run newspaper at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Founded in 1890, the newspaper serves an audience of students, University faculty and staff, parents, alumni, Charlottesville residents and other readers.
What is your relationship with the University of Virginia?\nThe Cavalier Daily operates editorially and financially independent of the University, accruing its operations budget solely through advertising. The Cavalier Daily does pay to rent office space on the Grounds of the University of Virginia and has obtained permission to distribute the newspaper at various locations on the University's Grounds.
What is your distribution?\nWe distribute 10,000 copies Monday through Thursday on the Grounds of the University of Virginia and in the Charlottesville community during the fall and spring semesters, except during the weeks of final exams. Click here for a map of distribution points around the Charlottesville community.
What kinds of content do you produce?\nOur daily sections include News, Opinion, Sports, Nation & World and Comics, and weekly sections include Focus, Life, Health & Science, tableau (Arts & Entertainment) and Gameday. All content is produced solely by our student staff, with the exception of Nation & World content; the material for this page is obtained through a wire service contract.
The Cavalier Daily also publishes several special issues annually, including Gridiron, an overview of ACC football; Hoops, an overview of ACC basketball; a housing supplement for students seeking living arrangements for the upcoming school year; a fall semester move-in issue; and an election supplement featuring University election news and candidate profiles.
What are your advertising rates, and how can I place an ad?\nPlease visit our advertising department's page for pricing information and details about how to purchase either a display or a classified advertisement.
How can I donate to The Cavalier Daily?\nYou can donate securely through PayPal by clicking the button below:\n
Can I have The Cavalier Daily delivered to my home?\nUnfortunately The Cavalier Daily does not currently offer this service. If you do not live in the Charlottesville area, we encourage you to read the paper on our website, which is updated daily.
How large is your staff?\nThe size of The Cavalier Daily's staff is constantly in flux, as there is no formal process for joining most sections of the newspaper. However, the staff is usually about 200 students at any given time, about 40 of whom are elected to year-long editor positions.
How can I join The Cavalier Daily's staff?\nAny student at the University of Virginia is welcome to join the staff of The Cavalier Daily. Please visit our Join the CD Staff section for further information.
Are staff members paid?\nThe Cavalier Daily is largely a volunteer organization; the only paid staff members are advertising representatives and the advertising manager.
Where can I learn more about The Cavalier Daily's editorial policies?\nThe most up-to-date version of our policy guide is available here.
Where can I submit an idea for a story or a letter to the editor?\nPlease visit our General Directory, which will help you direct your information to the proper source.