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Record keepers of Tarleton history

Student Publications

The Department of Student Publications is responsible for creating two student-produced publications for Tarleton State University. Through JTAC News and the Grassburr, students are given an opportunity to learn and gain real-world experiences in journalism, graphic design, photography, video production, management, sales and more.

These publications also serve as official record keepers for the university as well as provides a vehicle for discourse to the university community at large. The Grassburr was first published in 1916 and The J-TAC was first published in 1919.

Issues of JTAC News and the Grassburr


The Office of Student Publications is home to two of Tarleton State University's student-run publications - JTAC News and the Grassburr. Take a minute to explore these nearly century old traditions.




Student Publications offers creative services in design, print, video and more for departments of Student Affairs as well student organizations.