The West Georgian serves the student body, staff, administration, and alumni of the University of West Georgia by delivering a free, quality, student-produced newspaper during spring and fall semesters.  The West Georgian operates as a public forum for the university and offers student participants the foundational experiences of networking, establishing professional relationships, building portfolios and gaining essential, real world experience in multiplatform journalism.  The continued publication of The West Georgian provides students of The University of West Georgia the opportunity to produce content for a thriving, professional quality newspaper.