Sunday, February 28, 2010

Networking websites rendering yearbooks obsolete - The Boston Globe

Sign of the times

For the first time since 1887, students at the University of Virginia won’t have a hardcover memento of their college years. The school founded by Thomas Jefferson has become the latest college to decide that there’s no place for the traditional yearbook in the age of Facebook.

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Student apathy and the financial realities of publishing makes the chance of reviving it slim, editor Michelle Burch said.

Networking websites rendering yearbooks obsolete - The Boston Globe

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