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January 29, 2010

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler

Student Newspaper at UT Tyler Names Managing Editor


Allie Abel of Tyler, a senior journalism major at The University of Texas at Tyler, has been named the managing editor of the Patriot Talon student newspaper for the spring semester, Vanessa Curry, Patriot Talon adviser, announced.

“The staff is excited to begin the semester with a leader who is planning to bring a fresh new look to the newspaper,” Curry said.

Abel will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree and hopes to one day live internationally and own an art welding business. She will be the third person in her family to graduate from UT Tyler, as both her mother and sister hold degrees from the university.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Talon team. I look forward to working with the staff and students this semester,” Abel said. 

Those with questions or comments should contact Abel, 903.565.5565 or ptaloneditor@yahoo.com. Her office hours are 1 – 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For more information about the Patriot Talon, contact Curry, 903.565.5617 or vcurry@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.


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