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Student media

VCU encourages student expression and free speech, and offers many media outlets for just that purpose. The VCU Student Media Center (SMC), located at 817 W. Broad St., houses various media outlets that are run and produced by students. The SMC gives students valuable real-world, hands-on experience in the world of media, and is dedicated to supporting and encouraging responsible, independent student media that connects, explores and enriches the lives of the VCU community. Write a story for the newspaper, produce a short film or have, design a poster,have an original poem published — the possibilities are endless. Current VCU students in any major and any class level are welcome to join any of the media outlets included in the SMC.

Amendment Literary and Art Journal: student-run journal publishing works related to topical social issues, including race, gender, sexuality, mental health, religion, crime, and inequality.

The Commonwealth Times: the independent student-run newspaper, published weekly during the school year, covering news, sports, opinion and culture.

Emanata : the student-run and student-curated comics anthology, showcasing a collection of comics in each themed issue.

Ink Magazine: a student-run bi-annual magazine covering the fashion, art, music and culture worlds at VCU.

Mesh Media: a multimedia network of student-run websites that cover specific aspects of VCU and Richmond culture including sports, food, music and fashion.

Poictesme Literary and Art Journal: an annual student-run literary and arts journal featuring the creative expression of VCU undergraduate students.

VCU InSight: a monthly television program produced and staffed by students in the Robertson School of Media and Culture.

WVCW: the student-run radio station, airing 24 hours a day online, and featuring a mix of talk shows, music and sports.