The Chaparral


Interested in placing an advertisement in The Chaparral? We have options for print, online and social media.

About the Chaparral

Our newspaper reaches students, faculty and staff at College of the Desert through five print editions for the Fall 2019 semester and 5 print edition for the Spring 2020 semester in addition to a constantly-updated website. We offer a variety of print and online ads to local and national businesses and interest groups.

According to Institutional research, College of the Desert served its highest number of students in the college’s history and boasted the largest graduating class.

Demographic 2018-2019 Source: Institutional Research

GENDER: 9,222 female and 6,845 male.

AGE: 4,016 were 19 or younger, 5,302 between 20-24, 2,333 between 25-29, 1,350 between 30-34, 879 between 35-39, 1,203 between 40-49 and 984 were 50 or older.

Publication Dates

Ads are due to The Chaparral one week prior to the publication date. Our dates for the Fall 2018/2019 academic year are as follows:

Issue #1 February 10

Issue #2 March 9

Issue #3 March 23

Issue #4 April 20

Issue #5 May 11

If you want to place an ad in the newspaper print or online at please contact faculty advisor Laurilie Jackson at [email protected] Thanks for your support.

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