Redesigns 2011: WVU Daily Athenaeum

The Daily Athenaeum at West Virginia University just updated the design of their web site, run on College Publisher. Here’s a screenshot of the new design.

And here’s a screenshot from from February:

The most dramatic change appears to be the header, which is larger and uses more white space. They also seem to have made the choice to emphasize the web address as opposed to the newspaper name. Notice as well that they cut down the number of items in the nav bar from 10 to eight – features and blogs being eliminated.