‘Best of Collegiate Design’: Ideas for Student Newspapers, Magazines, Yearbooks, Websites

The winners of CMA’s annual “Best of Collegiate Design” competition have been announced and are now featured in all their colorful, creative glory in a nearly 150-page booklet

Student Journalist Spotlight: Amina Elahi, Northwestern

In fourth grade, Amina Elahi’s teacher gave her a journal and told her simply, “You write very barebones. You need to learn how to write.” More than a decade later, the current Northwestern University senior is a writer, editor, and designer extraordinaire, overseeing a prominent magazine aimed at highlighting contemporary trends and issues impacting the […]

What Can Student Journalists Learn from Time’s Rise in Popularity?

A recent survey on college students’ favorite brands revealed a surprising entry atop the magazine pile: Not People or Cosmo or Glamour or SI.  Instead, Time, a purveyor of (mostly) serious news with only a dash of sports, fashion, and celebrity thrown in. What can student journalists learn from their peers’ apparently unmatched love of […]