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Title List

The following is a list of some of the titles of the various literary magazines produced by Claremont Colleges students. Links to sample covers are also provided.

1888–1920
Image of the cover of the May 1915 issue of The Scribbler, click to view a close up of this image. Cover of the May 1915 issue of The Scribbler (view close up).
The Speculum The Pomona College yearbook was called The Speculum its first year, and later renamed The Metate. View examples from the Speculum.
The Metate The Pomona College yearbook. View examples from the Metate.
The Student Life Monthly Magazine Pomona College’s first literary magazine.
The Scribbler View May 1915 cover
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1920–1940
Image of the cover of the Spring 1939 issue of the Criterion, click to view a close up of this image. Cover of the Spring 1939 issue of the Criterion (view close up).
Manuscript View March 1926 cover View February 1927 cover
Cassandra View April 1932 cover
Criterion View Spring 1939 cover A literary magazine with contributions from Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont Graduate School and LaVerne College; along with fiction, poetry, and plays, literary essays and book reviews are included.
First the Blade California Intercollegiate Anthology of Verse, founded in 1927 by Fullerton District Junior College, sponsored an annual creative writing competition, resulting in this annual publication.
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1940–1960
The Criterion View Spring 1940 cover
Mss.
Fifty Seven
Noumenon
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1960–1980
Image of the cover of the April 1973 issue of the Plaster-of-Paris Review, click to view a close up of this image. Cover of the April 1973 issue of the Plaster-of-Paris Review (view close up)
Mss.
The Grain
The Metate The Pomona College yearbook.
Pitzer [College] Journal The Pitzer College yearbook.
Poetry Claremont
The Spectator
Plaster-of-Paris Review View April 1973 cover
Claremont Poetry Journal
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1980–present
Image of the cover of the 1988 issue of Undercurrents, click to view a close up of this image. Cover of the 1988 issue of Undercurrents (view close up)
Image of the cover of the 1996 issue of Onus, click to view a close up of this image. Cover of the 1996 issue of Onus (view close up)
The Participant
The Spectator View 1996–97 cover
UnderCurrents View 1988 cover
The Garlic Press
Amaranth
Anthology
Kai’ckul
Passwords
Segues
Quod
Prophetic Voices
SWILL
Onus View 1996 cover
Palinkcest
Quoitus Inkurruptus
Squid Ink
Friction Inverse
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