A police officer who chased a suspect on campus reading about his exploits in the Meridian. Photo by Victor Maggiolo, Meridian Editor in Chief in 1972.

A police officer who chased a suspect on campus reading about his exploits in the Meridian. Photo by Victor Maggiolo, Meridian Editor in Chief in 1972.

KNOW OUR HISTORY

The Meridian, the student voice of Lehman College, derives its name from Meridian, Mississippi, the town that served as a base for many of the Freedom Riders of 1964. It was the departure point for volunteers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, who traveled to Philadelphia, Mississippi to investigate a church bombing. There they were killed by local law enforcement and the Ku Klux Klan, and thus they became martyrs in the struggle for equality. Serving Lehman College since 1964, the Meridian is the students’ and faculty’s primary source of collegiate news. Every month we provide readers with hard-hitting news stories and passionate arts, theater, dance, music, and book reviews.


BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO

Be part of our team of reporters, writers, photographers, videographers, and artists. Select from one of our sections, news, lifestyle, and arts & entertainment. Let us know if you are interested in writing about health, science, sports or politics as well. Send your sample writing, photography, and/or art to our email, lehmanmeridian@gmail.com, or come find us in our office at the Student Life Building, Room 108.

Our Spring 2019 staff at the 55th anniversary gala of the Meridian held on May 2nd, 2019. Staff members from early years attended the event and recognitions were given to those who graduated that month.

Our Spring 2019 staff at the 55th anniversary gala of the Meridian held on May 2nd, 2019. Staff members from early years attended the event and recognitions were given to those who graduated that month.


The Meridian receiving a recognition from CUNY's University Student Senate (USS), for outstanding service to the CUNY community for the 2018 - 2019 academic year.

The Meridian receiving a recognition from CUNY's University Student Senate (USS), for outstanding service to the CUNY community for the 2018 - 2019 academic year.

INTERN WITH US

If you are considering our site as an internship, visit online http://www.lehman.edu/career-services/internships.php and follow the instructions. Depending on your major you can earn up to 5 credits while strengthening your skills in professional writing. Be ready to select from our main sections which are News, Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment. Let us know your writing interest and inclinations.