Student Publications across the Years

Publications are integral to spreading news, information, opinions, and art among students. Consequently, student publications are critical to understanding campus climate and culture. The University Archives holds decades of published material featuring student work. Below are pictures and excerpts of student publishing groups, some of which have since been disbanded and others of which still exist.

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Palette Scrapings, Vol. II, June 1883, No. 4 pg 1

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Palette Scrapings, Vol I, Jan 1882, No. 1 pg 13

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Freelance Political Magazine, 1963

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Reflections Literary Magazine, 1952

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Reflections Literary Magazine, 1968

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The Grouch, Residential Magazine, 1964

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The Black Collegian, 1968 November 22

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Spires Literary Magazine 2001 Fall

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Washington University Political Review, 2012

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Washington University Political Review, 2012

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Issues Magazine 2012 Fall

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Eleven Magazine, Washington University’s Music Magazine (issue 1)

 

These publications and many others by Washington University students are available at Special Collections.  See these inventories for more information.

PublicationsStudent Groups, 1880; 1912 – 2011

PublicationsStudent Life, 1878 – ongoing

 

 

 

About the author

Miranda Rectenwald is Curator of Local History, Washington University Special Collections. More info.