Journalism students gain experience and credit while providing the college with the award-winning newspaper, The Buccaneer. Students contribute to stories and photos published online at the college website.
Individuals may also gain publication experience by producing the college literary magazine, Tidepools, which is published annually. Anyone may submit materials to Tidepools in the fall of each year.
Public Service Presentations
College staff members organize a wide variety of programs that are open to the general public as well as to students. They include:
Studium Generale—Lectures, forums, performances, and discussions are presented at 12:35 Thursdays in the Little Theater. Topics represent a variety of interests in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Global Issues and are designed to contribute to a liberal arts education.
Foothills Writers Series—Readings are presented by poets and writers of local, regional, and national note. Each quarter an “Open Mic” program gives students and other area writers an opportunity to share their poetry and prose.
The College also features a Writer-in-Residence program in the spring. Past writers include James Welch, Tim McNulty, Tess Gallagher, Robert Pyle, Debra Magpie Earling, Rick Bass, Mary Clearman Blew, Dan O’Brien, Jacqui Banaszynski, Anna Castillo, Nancy Rawles, Carol Cassella, Lucia Perello, Jane Mead, and Cristina Garcia.