The Renegade Rip






The Rip is an award-winning student newspaper publication.

Print circulation: 1,000. Publication dates for Fall 2018 are tentatively* set for:

Thursday, Sept. 6

Thursday, Sept. 20

Thursday, Oct. 4

Thursday, Oct. 18

Thursday, Nov. 1

Thursday, Nov. 15

Thursday, Nov. 29

We run a broadsheet newspaper with color capabilities. Our rates are $7 per column inch. Rates are $9 per column inch for color ads. Ads can be any size as long as they conform to one of the column widths below:

One column: 2.16 inches (13 picas)

Two columns: 4.3 inches (26 picas)

Three columns: 6.5 inches (39p picas)

Four columns: 8.64 inches (51p8)

Five columns: 10.8 inches (64p8)

Six columns: 13 inches (78 picas)

Multiply the number of column widths by the inch depth of the ad to get the total columns inches.

Some common ad sizes, and their prices (prices slightly discounted):

One-eighth page: $100 black-white  ($130 color)

Quarter page: $175 b/w ($250 color)

Half page: $400 b/w ($500 color)

Full page: $800b/w ($1,0o0 color)

Ads can be sent by PDF to this e-mail: [email protected]


The Rip is also online at and selling advertising

We are accepting advertising at 300×250 pixels for $300 per month. If there is interest, we can upgrade the website to providing a banner ad at $400 per month.


Thanks again for your interest,

Erin Auerbach

BC journalism professor

661-395-4344 (office)

661-395-4324 (newsroom)

[email protected] or [email protected]

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