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About The Vidette

The Vidette is published on Tuesday every week, except for final examinations, holidays, and semester breaks. A digital version of The Summer Vidette is published every other week in June and July. Students are responsible for the content of The Vidette. The views presented do not necessarily represent, in whole or part, those of the Illinois State University administration, faculty and students. The Vidette is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Illinois College Press Association. Subscriptions are available by mail to anywhere in the United States for $150 per calendar year. is the online outlet for content created by the staff of The Vidette. The Vidette mobile app can be downloaded for free in the App Store or Google Play. The Vidette provides Illinois State University students with professional work experience and serves as the university community’s newspaper. Students do not need to be enrolled in the ISU School of Communication to be eligible for employment or internships at The Vidette. Paid and unpaid academic internship are available in all departments.

The Vidette is dedicated to the pursuit of truth, excellence and providing its readers with the knowledge they deserve.

The Vidette Building, at the corner of University and Locust on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.

Publishing Policy 

News published by The Vidette is based on the most up-to-date information available at press time. The paper is committed to printing the truth as it presents itself.



The 2020-2021 Vidette Editor in Chief is Elizabeth Seils, a senior journalism major from Chicago. Follow her on Twitter at @SeilsElizabeth