Discovering Our Cover

April 5, 2018

“Deconstructed Face,” Elisabeth Vehling Some people believe that the hardest parts about publishing a magazine involves reading all of the submissions and choosing which ones you want to publish. Other people say that it’s copyediting the literary works and coming to an agreement between the staff and the authors. There are even those that would … Read More

Making Community Connections at the Muertos y Marigolds Parade

November 9, 2017

The Muertos y Marigolds Parade was full of energy on Sunday, November 5. Scribendi had a pretty sweet tent—that is, we sold plain sugar skulls and had edible paint, frosting, and sprinkles for people to use to decorate the sugar skulls. The Muertos y Marigolds Parade is Albuquerque’s celebration of Día de los Muertos, a … Read More

The Observer

September 24, 2017

She considers herself to be thoughtful because she is constantly thinking a lot. She is always analyzing the world around her. For this reason, she is more reserved than many people and doesn’t talk much. When she does speak up, what she says is meaningful. This is Olivia Comstock, a National Student Exchange student from … Read More

Landlocked in New Mexico

September 23, 2017

Heather Brock is currently a senior college student with a major in Emerging Media and Digital Arts, with a minor in music. Living in the SRC apartments and possessing the ability to play the trumpet, this self-proclaimed type design nerd seems to be an ordinary UNM student. However, that assumption would be wrong. Heather is … Read More

Pure Grass for Scribendi

April 3, 2017

Last Sunday, all in a couple of hours, the Scribendi staff experienced love, nature, comradery, death, and democracy. We came as close to meeting Walt Whitman as I think we ever will. And we weren’t reading Leaves of Grass: we were living it. It was March 26 and exactly 125 years after the day of … Read More

Fund Scribendi

November 30, 2016

If you’re reading this, you probably know that Scribendi’s charter was revoked last year, translating to the loss of a third of our funding—our entire printing budget. But if you didn’t already know, this is our reality. Because Scribendi serves as a longtime UNM ambassador that continues to foster the growth and strength of relationships among hundreds … Read More

The Submission Deadline to the 2017 Edition of Scribendi is Soon!

October 15, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The days shorten, the leaves change, skeletons adorn every home, coffee suddenly has themed flavors, and the submission date for Scribendi is just around the corner. Yes folks in less than a week your submissions for the 2017 edition of Scribendi must be turned in. Before the clock strikes … Read More

Bringing It Home

October 5, 2016

Scribendi’s 2016 silent auction was a howl of a success. “A Howlabaloo,” according to the UNM Alumni website, “is a party. A celebration. A reason to howl, cheer, and show your Lobo spirit!” This year’s UNM Honors College Homecoming Reunion, a Howlabaloo hosted on October 2nd in the Honors forum, attracted alumni, students, and friends … Read More

A Northern Californian/Temporary Oregonian’s Scribendi Semester

September 19, 2016

When I tell people that I’m a native Northern Californian and a temporary Oregonian, they’re usually confused about why I’m in New Mexico. I admit, my situation is a little unique. Heck, when I told people I was going to New Mexico for a semester, half of them thought I was going to Mexico and … Read More

B2B Fundraiser!

August 23, 2016

This coming Sunday, August 28, we are hosting a fundraiser for Scribendi at B2B, in Nob Hill! Join us from 12-9pm and Scribendi can get up to 25% of all food sales made during that time. Every food order counts! So please invite your friends, family, classmates, neighbors, mailpeople, and anyone else who might be interested in having a … Read More