Back Issues of La Vie and The Daily Collegian Available Online

La Vie, Penn State’s annual student yearbook, has been in production documenting student life since 1890.  Digitized LaVie yearbooks, 1890 through 2000, are available online at

The Daily Collegian originally started as The Freelance in 1887 and then changed names over time:
The Freelance (monthly) - April 1887 to  April 1904
State Collegian (weekly) - September 28, 1904 to June 10, 1911
• Penn State Collegian (weekly) - September 28, 1911 to August 2, 1940   (also had Summer Collegian issues for some dates during this time period)
The Daily Collegian (daily) - September 5, 1940 to present

At this time, The Daily Collegian is digitized through 1987.
Go to and then click on “Historical Digital Collection Archive.”