The News Argus is produced by and for students of the Winston-Salem State University. It is official student newspaper of WSSU and is produced in conjunction with two journalism classes in the Department of Mass Communications; however, any full-time WSSU student is eligible to join the Argus staff. The News Argus is published on Tuesdays during the fall and spring semesters but not published during the summer semester, holidays and University breaks. History of The News Argus The News Argus began as the Teachers College Informer, which commenced publication in 1938. In 1962, the TC Informer, as it came to be known, held a contest for students to rename the newspaper to The News Argus. The Argus, a character from Greek Mythology was a 100-eyed monster, or a watchful guardian, who even in his sleep could have eyes open to keep guard. The year 2002 marked the 40th anniversary of The News Argus. By 2003 the paper changed again with a redesign and started an online presence -- thenewsargus.com.-- using College Publisher content management system. Fall 2006, the paper changed from being a monthly publication to twice a month.