The Daily Athenaeum is the official student newspaper at West Virginia University. Founded in 1887, the paper draws students from all disciplines to contribute original content for publication. It is editorially independent from the university, and also does not have a faculty adviser. The DA is distributed at various locations on campus, as well as around Morgantown in restaurants and businesses. Content is also available online via its website. With a circulation of nearly 15,000, The Daily Athenaeum is West Virginia's 9th-largest newspaper. News, Sports and special features reported in the DA have regularly been picked up and covered in many national newspapers as well as network news organizations.