Scribendi So Far

October 3, 2015

Scribendi has been hard at work training our new staff! We started off with a three hour long team building session at the beginning of the semester, where we honed our communication skills and gained insight into each new staff member’s strengths. Between scheduled classes, overlapping office hours, and team projects the staff has already … Read More

Happy Hearts Over Pacemaker Announcement

September 19, 2015

Scribendi 2015 has been named a finalist for the ACP Pacemaker! People outside of the publishing industry might think this means we have cardiovascular deficiencies, which is far from the truth. Indeed, our joyful, healthy hearts are racing with pride and excitement over our magazine’s big accomplishment. The Pacemaker is considered the most prestigious national … Read More

Starting Fresh: Scribendi 2016

September 5, 2015

Well folks, here we go: Scribendi 2016.  The semester has gotten off to a great, albeit moderately overwhelming, start.  First order of business: team bonding.  Scribendi wouldn’t be much without a well-working, supportive team creating it.  As it turns out, we are all very busy people.  Prospects were grim, it looked like we were not … Read More

Contributor Profile: WRHC Short Fiction Award Winner Mia Coleman

August 20, 2015

Mia Coleman, a UNM sophomore, is the author of the WRHC award-winning fiction piece “Reading to Fireflies.” This story takes a look into the mind of a young girl contemplating her small world and the biggest figure in it—her mother. In the process, she discovers a darker side to her mother. With her distinctive characterization … Read More

Contributor Profile: Staff Choice Open Media Award Winner Austin Roos

July 23, 2015

This year the Scribendi staff reached a crossroads when discussing the recipient of the Staff Choice Art Award. We found the term “art” to be too all-inclusive, especially when comparing works ranging from short films to traditional drawings. We chose to split the award into Staff Choice Visual Art Award and Staff Choice Open Media … Read More

Contributor Profile: WRHC Poetry Award Winner Sheila Dong

July 9, 2015

This year’s WRHC Award Winner in Poetry, “Confabulated,” takes a centuries-old story and shows a new perspective. Through powerful imagery, Sheila Dong has made their readers question whether we really want to live in a fairy tale, or whether we are better off just remembering one. Sheila was kind enough to answer questions about their … Read More

Contributor Profile: Staff Choice Visual Art Award Winner Krista Zimmerman

June 25, 2015

This year the Scribendi staff made the decision to split the Staff Choice Art Award into the Staff Choice Visual Art Award and Staff Choice Open Media Award. The Staff Choice Visual Art Award comprises of more traditional media such as painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. This year’s recipient of the Staff Choice Visual Art … Read More

Contributor Profile: WRHC Creative Nonfiction Award Winner Georgie Zamantakis

June 11, 2015

There’s a reason the phrase ‘the personal is political’ has found its way into almost every important social justice movement of our time. Though that phrase has come to mean something different to every generation, it still serves as a powerful slogan for underrepresented populations, whose stories are often lost amid the clamoring politics of … Read More

Alumni Profile: Professor Kathryn Collison

May 28, 2015

Every year, Scribendi represents the art and creativity of students in the Western Honors Region Council and, ultimately, tomorrow’s authors and artists. However, the process to creating this magazine takes teamwork, effort, and the guidance of the faculty advisor. Every staff of Scribendi is as unique as every year’s edition of the magazine, and after … Read More