The Villager, the student newspaper, is issued bi-weekly during the school year. Its staff consists of journalism students and other contributors from the university community. Its purpose is to report college news, to represent as many diverse views as possible, and, generally, to act as a channel of information. The Villager provides a laboratory environment in which those interested in journalism can gain skills in writing, editing, design, and layout.
Spectrum, an annual literary and fine arts magazine, includes poems, short stories, essays, black and white photography, and artwork submitted by students, faculty, and staff. Submissions are judged and edited by Spectrum staff. Prizes are awarded to top student entries. Submission guidelines: <spectrum.vjc.edu>
ProseWorks, <www3.vjc.edu/academics/proseworks/> is an on-line journal, featuring work in prose, with a special interest in the artful, the provocative and the inspiring. ProseWorks embraces the realm of creative nonfiction including memoir, biography, nature and science writing, travel writing, and the many hybrid forms of literary nonfiction thriving in contemporary literature.