Front Street Journal

The Front Street Journal is the student newspaper of Reading Area Community College. Its mission is to provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas and information among all members of the college community.

RACC students who have a GPA of 2.0 or above are eligible to be on FSJ's staff after attending three consecutive meetings. Please fill out this form to join FSJ.

You may also submit articles as a guest writer if you are not on the staff.  The editorial board of the Front Street Journal invites RACC students and faculty to submit articles and letters to the editor. Please review our submission guidelines. Possible topics for articles include: News Articles, Sports Columns, Opinion Pieces, Poetry and Art, Event Reviews, Human Interest Spotlights. Activity Descriptions and Photography. We welcome writers of varying interests and experience!

FSJ Logo Contest

Front Street Journal is looking for a new logo as part of their relaunch, and want to involve you, the students of RACC, in creating a new logo to represent FSJ on their new website, social media and in print. This logo will be the focus of the new branding of FSJ, and is a great résumé addition for the winning artist. The contest is open to all students at RACC, and will be open through Friday, Feb. 6. Contest rules are below:

  • No smaller than 10,000 x 10,000 pixels
  • Must say "Front Street Journal" in prominent position
  • Must be red, white, black OR blue, white, black
  • Cannot contain offensive images or references
  • Cannot contain copyrighted images or fonts (must provide name of font for verification)
  • Must agree to use of logo indefinitely (with full credit)

Submissions must be emailed to Shawn Wunder, FSJ Online Content Chief ( NO LATER than February 6 with a subject of FSJ LOGO CONTEST SUBMISSION, along with your full name included in the body of the email. Add the logo as an attachment to the email.

Contact Information

Phone: 610-372-4721 Ext. 5262
Fax: 610-607-6284

Name   Position
Robyn Philactos Editor in Chief
Amber Reyes Business Manager
Shawn Wunder Online Content Chief
Open Secretary
C.L. Costello Advisor