The Meridian

The Meridian is an annual undergraduate publication dedicated to providing a forum for student views on international and cross-cultural issues. We believe that student discourse outside the classroom enhances education and builds much-needed community. To date, the journal has included essays, research papers, journal excerpts, poetry and photographs, all of which are contributed by students.

The Meridian is the oldest publication at Lewis & Clark College and is entirely student-run. The editorial board of the Meridian consists of students and operates autonomously of the faculty, administration and staff of the college. The Journal is a separate entity from the annual International Affairs Symposium, but is distributed around campus in conjunction with the event in late April. 

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The 2020-2021 edition of The Meridian is available now! You can access and download a digital version here or pick up a physical copy in Watzek Library. If you can’t find a physical copy or have questions, email

 In addition to the Spring print edition, you can access student pieces all-year-round here: LcMeridianJournal.Com


The Meridian Board

Allie McRaith (L) and Dina Yazdani (R) promoting the Meridian at the Student Media Fair

Cassidy Harris ’22
Nathan Oakley ’22
Editorial Board:
Keilani Vega ’22
Ihsaan Mohamed ’22
Lauren Pichard ’22
Mary-Claire Spurgin ’21
Maddie Thomas ’22
Annika Bateman ’22
Etta Moen ’21
Chloe Safar ’21



 The Meridian Archives

To browse previous editions of The Meridian online, click here.  If you know which edition you are looking for, select the year published below.

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