Showing posts from April, 2013

OTR Senior Staff Opportunities

The semester is nearly over, all the submissions are in, and while the editors read and meet and comment on all the work received, we need to start thinking about the next semester. Elections for Senior Staff positions on the OTR will be held in the next few weeks, so if you're interested in holding office with the magazine, please contact now.

Senior Staff positions can be hard work, but it's very rewarding and looks quite good on a resume. Students only need to be matriculated at Hunter college to hold office. Experience is not necessary, but passion is.

There are ten main positions at the OTR. Please indicate which office you'd like to run for in your email. Say a little about why you would like to work with us, and what you would bring to the table as an OTR staffer. We will get in touch with you soon to schedule an interview.

In addition to the main positions, there are always other things you can do with the magazine. If you are passionate and …

OTR Spring 2013 Book Drive

The OTR will be running a book drive through BetterWorldBooks until May 24. At the end of the semester we will send ALL the books to BWB and a percentage of the proceeds will go towards Books For Africa.

We will accept any undamaged, lightly used book/textbook. Check out their list of accepted books here. It's a great way to get rid of books that you cannot sell-back.

COLLECTION LOCATIONS (look for a big, green box & drop your books in the slot!):
Drop them directly at our office, TH 212
TH 115 Media Board
TH 202 SRC
HN 121 USG
HW 1st & 3rd floor lobby

We have gotten a very positive response from the community so keep the donations coming in!

Here's a look at what will happen to your donations:

* In case you were wondering, OTR will not be collecting any payment through BWB for this drive.

Submissions Close on April 21

The deadline for submissions for Issue 53 is rapidly approaching, so send your work in now to be eligible for the $50 editors' prize! Only a few weeks left to get in your artwork, poetry, prose, and drama. Editors, the work is already piling up, so get to reviewin'.

In the meantime, be sure to attend our Spring 13 open mic, come by our weekly writing, art and design workshops, and sign up at the Get Involved page to be an editor.