As student newspapers across the country are campaigning to #SaveStudentNewsrooms from the financial pressures that are taking a toll on the rest of the industry, one of Texas A&M’s most famous journalism graduates has stepped forward to voice his support.

Lyle Lovett on Wednesday took to Twitter to argue for the value of the student newspaper experience. "In my day there, the @TheBattOnline newsroom gave us @tamu journalism students a sense of community. It was a place we could learn from each other—the best classroom on campus."

Are student newsrooms in danger of disappearing? I didnít realize. In my day there, the @TheBattOnline newsroom gave us @tamu journalism students a sense of community. It was a place we could learn from each otheróthe best classroom on campus. #SaveStudentNewsrooms https://t.co/KEvxZILul8

— Lyle Lovett (@LyleLovett) April 25, 2018

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