Phoenix is Clark College's award-winning student art and literary magazine. This publication dedicates itself to giving the student's of Clark College a chance to publish their creative works. Students enrolled in spring, summer and fall quarters of the current year and winter quarter of the coming year are eligible to submit their work for the Phoenix. The submissions chosen will be showcased in the spring publication. Phoenix is your chance to inspire future Clark College students.
Phoenix is funded by the Associated Students of Clark College to encourage the creative efforts of Clark College students, including:
Traditional and digital art
Original music compositions
Each spring the Phoenix publishes 2500 copies of a beautiful print edition. Clark College students are welcomed to a complimentary copy while supplies last. Since 2009, we have also added a web edition of Phoenix, free for all to enjoy.
The 2008 and 2009 editions of Phoenix were awarded the prestigious MOST OUTSTANDING award for all community college literary and art magazines in the United States with enrollments of more than 2499 students in the annual magazine competition by the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). The 2004 and 2006 editions of Phoenix also received First Place with Special Merit honors, and the 2010 edition receiving First Place honors in the ASPA competition.
In addition, the 2006 Phoenix earned second place honors in the Pacific-Western Division of the national Community College Humanities Association's Literary Magazine Competition. The Community College Humanities Association is the only national organization that exclusively serves to strengthen the humanities in the nation's community colleges.