Onondaga Community College Student Publications Collection, 1963 - 2018

Descriptive Identification

Repository
Extent
13 linear feet
Creator
Onondaga Community College
Language
English
Abstract
The Onondaga Community College Student Publications Collection contains printed newspapers, newsletters, journals, magazines and yearbooks and related files published by students from the early years of the college to the present time.

Administrative Information

Access Restriction

This collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Use Restriction

Written permission from the Onondaga Community College Archives and all copyright holders must be obtained before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any material in this collection.

Biographical/Historical Commentary

Student publications began at Onondaga Community College shortly after the opening of the college in 1962. The "OCC Press" was the first student run newspaper, publishing its first newspaper in 1962. Several bi-weekly and monthly publications followed, including "The Blue Banner", "Fred Magazine", "The Other Paper", and a variety of literary magazines . The longest running newspaper was "The Overview", published between 1975 - 2015. Today students continue to publish newsletters, magazines and journals.

Scope and Content

The Onondaga Community College Student Publications contains publications from the founding of the college in 1962 to the present day. Publications include newspapers, newsletters, the college yearbook, journals and magazines. The topics range from news of the campus, politics, social issues, and works of fiction. This collection is updated continuously with the latest issues of the students publications. Each series is organized into narrower sub-series and then arranged chronologically.

Series 1 - Student Newspapers - Student newspapers were published from the early years of the college and continued through the years. The 2 largest and longest running student newspapers were "The Blue Banner" and "The Overview". Others were published, and collected by the archives. Date coverage 1963-1990.

Series 2 - Student Magazines and Journals - Student literary, political, artistic and campus centered journals were published through the years. Date coverage 1989-2018.

Series 3 - Student Yearbook - The Yearbooks for Onondaga Community College began with the Plaza Program in 1963. In 1964 the yearbook was titled the Chieftain, and continued until 1975. This was the last yearbook published. Date coverage 1963-1975. These yearbooks were digitized and can be found on the New York Heritage website: https://nyheritage.org

Components List

  • Student Newspapers, 1963 - 1990

    Location
    Section 1 Row 8
    • "Blue Banner" Newspaper, 1963 - 1972

      Box
      PUB1
      • "Blue Banner" Correspondence, 1963 - 1972
        Box-folder
        PUB3-2
      • "Blue Banner" Constitution, 1963
        Box-folder
        PUB3-1
      • "Blue Banner" Newspaper, 1963 - 1972
        Box
        PUB1
      • "Blue Banner" Photographs, 1963-1972
        Box-folder
        PUB3-12
    • "The Bridge", 2000 - 2001

      Box
      PUB4
      • "The Bridge: the Voice of the Student Government", 2000 - 2001
        Box-folder
        PUB4-1
    • "Campus Clipboard", 1971 - 1976

      Box
      PUB4
      • "Campus Clipboard": Memos, 1973
        Box-folder
        PUB4-1A
      • "Campus Clipboard", 1971 - 1976
        Box-folder
        PUB4-7
    • "Candlelight Review", 1971

      Box
      PUB4
      • "Candlelight Review", May, 1971
        Box-folder
        PUB4-8
    • "This Week at OCC", 1970 - 1972

      Box
      PUB4
      • "This Week at OCC", 1970 - 1972
        Box-folder
        PUB4-9
    • "The Other Paper", 1972 - 1973

      Box
      PUB2A
      • "The Other Paper" Memos, 1972
        Box-folder
        PUB10A-3
      • "The Other Paper" Newspapers, 1972 - 1973
        Box
        PUB2A
    • "OCC Press", 1962 - 1963

      Box
      PUB6
      • "OCC Press" Newspaper, 1962 - 1963
        Box-folder
        PUB-2,3
    • "The Overview", 1975 - 1990

      • "The Overview" - Memos, 1975 - 1978
        Box-folder
        PUB10A-2
      • "The Overview" - Charter, 1975
        Box-folder
        PUB10A-1
      • "The Overview" Newspaper, 1975 - 2015
        Box
        PUB10-PUB23
  • Student Magazines/Journals, 1989 - 2018

    Location
    Section 1 Row 8
    • "Fred Magazine", March, 1989

      Box-folder
      PUB6-1
    • "Graffiti Magazine" , 1970 - 1974

      Box
      PUB25
      • "Graffiti Magazine" - Constitution, 1967
        Box-folder
        PUB25-1
      • "Graffiti Magazine" - Memos, 1967
        Box-folder
        PUB25- 2
      • "Graffiti Magazine" - Photographs, 1970 - 1971
        Box-folder
        PUB25-3
      • "Graffiti Magazine", 1968 - 1974
        Box
        PUB25
    • "Fallacy, Fantasy and the Art of Flying on Wisps of Words", undated

      Box-folder
      PUB25-4
    • "Whirlpool", 1975

      Box
      PUB25
    • "Shapes and Chimeras", 1975

      Box
      PUB25
    • "Etchings on the Hour Glass", 1980

      Box
      PUB25
    • "The Oracle: Literary Magazine of Onondaga Community College", 1985 - 1997

      Box
      PUB2A
    • "Textuality", 2007 - 2009

      Box-folder
      PUB28-1
    • "Parnassus: Onondaga Community College Literary Magazine", 2005 - 2006

      Box-folder
      PUB28-2
    • "The Lazer", 2010

      Box-folder
      PUB28-3
    • "Writers on the Rock", 2012 - 2018

      Box
      PUB26
  • Student Yearbook, 1963 - 1975

    Location
    Section 1 Row 8
    • Yearbook - Memos, 1963 - 1971
      Box-folder
      PUB4-4
      Location
      Row 8 Section 1
    • Yearbook, 1961 - 1973
      Location
      Row 2, Section 3