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Student Media & Publications

Students from across campus and in all majors can share their stories with the world by participating in one of Lander's many media organizations, including LUX, XLR Lander Radio, New Voices literary magazine, The Forum online student news magazine, and the annual Lander Film Festival and Short Film Competition.


Lander University Exchange (LUX)

New opportunities for media learning, collaboration and production are being created through LUX Studio, a space capable of transforming into a newsroom, a green screen studio, a sound stage, and a photography studio, and through the LUX student media website.

The LUX is a media-rich environment where students exchange ideas and collaborate for classes, internships, XLR Lander Radio, The Forum news magazine, LUX TV (formerly WLGTV), and the Lander Film Festival and Short Film Competition.

LUX studio and website allows students to create and share relevant and engaging content: news or magazine-style television shows, promotional videos, short films, photography or multimedia projects, audio projects, and more.

The LUX studio is equipped with a 4K Ultra-High Definition video production suite, providing students access to a cutting edge production facility. The studio is specifically designed to be a creative, flexible learning lab capable of adapting to the industry’s ever changing landscape.

Features include:

  • BlackMagic Design 4K ATEM 1M/E Switcher
  • BlackMagic Design Video Hub
  • BlackMagic Design 4K Hyperdeck
  • BlackMagic Design 4K Smart Scope Duo
  • BlackMagic HD Studio Cameras
  • Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Canon DSLR cameras
  • Sony HD cameras
  • Zoom handheld audio recorders

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XLR Lander Radio

XLR Lander University Radio is the award-winning student-run radio station of Lander University. XLR is heard on campus and around the world, playing an eclectic variety of independent music (old and new). XLR educates students, breaks ground in musical programming, and provides cutting-edge cultural coverage through specialty shows 24/7/365.

XLR has been on the air since 2009, providing broadcasting outlets to students from all majors. The station studios are located on the lower level of the Carnell Learning Center and feature a vast musical library and industry standard broadcasting equipment. XLR alumni can be heard in every major market in the United States and on Sirius/XM Radio.


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New Voices Literary Magazine

Lander University's student literary journal, New Voices publishes art, poetry, personal reflections and creative pieces written by Lander students from all disciplines. The publication is produced each fall semester in the course WRIT 405. A team of student editors review submissions, choose essays for inclusion, promote the journal, and edit final selections. Submissions can be sent to Direct questions to New Voices faculty sponsor, Laura Martin.


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Archived issues of New Voices

Important Forms

The Forum Student News Magazine

The Forum student newspaper covers the news, features, and opinions of the Lander University community. Its rich history spans more than 60 years. The Forum is reported, designed, and edited by Lander students for Lander students, faculty, and staff. Any currently enrolled Lander student is eligible to serve on staff.

Contact faculty advisor Robert Stevenson.

Current Edition

April 2024

Lander Film Festival & Student Short Film Competition

Take a seat in the director's chair in Lander's Film Festival and Student Short Film Competition. This annual event is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to try their hands at writing, directing or producing pieces to be professionally critiqued by a panel of judges that has included Hollywood screenwriters. It’s also a great event for those who just enjoy watching films! 


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