Student-run publications are some of the most immersive opportunities provided by the Department of English. These hands-on experiences with writing, editing and publishing are a requirement for any English major, and they give key opportunities for development and leadership. Upperclassmen have the additional option to lead these publications as editors-in-chief.
ONU's literary journal, Polaris: Journal of Literature and the Arts, publishes selected student submissions, including works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art. It is offered as a practicum class as well, so students can receive credit while working on the magazine. Dr. Jennifer Pullen, assistant professor of creative writing, advises this publication, Kelley Lewis and Marisa Lucas are serving as co-editors-in-chief for the 2017-2018 school year.
English Department newsletter
The English Department newsletter DIALOGUE highlights the happenings of ONU's Department of English. Offered as a practicum class as well, the newsletter is created entirely by students. By the end of the year, students will be capable of taking high-quality photographs, writing intriguing articles, and proficently using Adobe PhotoShop and InDesign. Dr. Jennifer Pullen, assistant professor of English, advises this publication.