The Criterion is a student-run, weekly publication at Colorado Mesa University. The Criterion prints every Monday night and is distributed every Tuesday during the regular school year, except for weeks on break and as noted by the Editorial Staff. The paper is printed by the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. We serve as the voice of Colorado Mesa University and cover timely events on campus and within the local community. We are partially funded by student fees and rely heavily on the advertising of the community members. We reach an audience of over 9,000 students and distribute within the community.

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