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Student.Com Partners With Excite
May 19, 1998

Cambridge, MA (May 19, 1998) — Student Net Publishing's Student.Com (, the first independent Web site with original daily content to serve all aspects of college life, today announces a content distribution agreement with Excite ( This agreement solidifies Student.Com's position as the preeminent site for college life, and increases Excite's continued expansion of its College area.

Through the partnership, Student.Com's award-winning college content, tools and services will be integrated into and prominently featured within Excite's Career & Education channel. Students using Excite will have easy access to Student.Com's editorial content including college and university news, sports and campus information.

"Students, more than any other demographic, instinctively turn to the Web as a search tool in all facets of their lives," said Stewart Ugelow, CEO of Student Net Publishing. "Working with Excite, we will be able to reach an increasing number of students, specifically those who are already looking for the content and tools we offer at Student.Com."

"At Excite, we create targeted communities of interest," said Joe Kraus, Senior Vice-President and Co-founder, Excite, Inc. "This partnership with Student.Com will give student-users of Excite easy access to the best editorial and most useful tools and services available for college students online."

In addition to the content alliance, the relationship will also include joint on-campus marketing initiatives.

More About Student Net Publishing LLC

Student Net Publishing LLC, was founded by students at Yale and Columbia universities in 1995 to provide college students with high-quality online content. Today, it is a leading Internet publishing company led by a highly-regarded management team and backed by US WEST Media Group. The company derives revenues from multiple sources including advertising, electronic commerce, and content syndication.

The company's award-winning Web site, Student.Com, is the first independent site with original daily content that serves all aspects of college life, produced by journalists who know what students want.