The Cavendish Chronicle

Termly print magazine from Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. Student-run, read, & written.

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Editor’s Note for the Winter Issue

Can you see the changes? It seems as if time moves in a fluctuating pace and the only way to make sense of its capricious steps is by recording it. Through paintings, pictures or texts, we keep track of both the warm breeze and the howling winds of change and assign them meaning. Perhaps, our persistent desire to keep memories alive is the sole constant around which the world rotates. Dear reader,  We are proud to present 2020’s first edition of the Cavendish Chronicle! As you flip through the carefully curated pages, you’ll discover a collection of evocative poems, thought-provoking ….

New Year’s Short Story Competition!

Thank you for this issue’s submissions! We will be reviewing them over the coming days. In the meantime, we will also be running this cycle’s short story competition with a £15 Waterstones giftcard prize! Submissions due by midnight, JANUARY 10th. Also, don’t forget to send in your submissions for the cover competition by midnight TONIGHT.

The Michaelmas edition is out!

We’re proud to announce that the first Chronicle edition of the academic year is now out! You’ll be able to find it in the porters’ lodge, the common room, ​and the library at Lucy. Go and grab your copy! If you’ve contributed to our crowdfunding with £10 or more, we’ll be contacting you soon to arrange the shipping details. You’ll also receive a password that will allow you to have online access to this edition, under the “current edition” tab above. Don’t forget you can subscribe to the our magazine at any time by clicking on the “subscriptions” tab! We ….

Michaelmas call for submissions!

Demeter, goddess of the grain, agriculture, harvest, growth, and nourishment, is our proud choice for this term’s theme. Not sure what it means? Think arriving in Cambridge, think autumn, think transition, think environment, think change, think current events. Basically, think what Demeter could mean to you (and not just agriculturally speaking, though we’d love it too). We, the editorial team are eager to leave room for personal interpretation: whether long or short, literary or journalistic, images or texts, in English or in your native language, feel free to submit anything! Please send all submissions via email at cavendishchronicle@gmail.com by November ….