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Contrast Literary Magazine

Contrast began publishing in 1957 by a group of students who sought an outlet for their creative activity. It includes both literary and art work by students and faculty, although its vision has evolved to be a student-produced magazine featuring only student work.


To search any of the magazines, open the issue you wish to view. Click on the empty magnifying glass (third from left) at the bottom of the page to open a search box. Type in the word you are looking for in the box, click the magnifying glass next to the box at the top, and it will generate a list of each instance of that word in the magazine. Click on each instance to navigate to that part of the magazine.

All magazines were digitized at 300 dpi and 24-bit color.

Hard copies of the magazines are non-circulating and available for research in the Archives.

Magazines were digitized by Andrea Briggs, Archivist.

Magazine List