NEC's Student Newspaper 

Welcome to your newspaper! The Penguin is New England Conservatory's student-run monthly newspaper, featuring timely articles, interviews, tips, concert reviews, short fiction, poetry, cartoons, photos, restaurant reviews, and shout-outs.

Think there's something missing from this list? Maybe it's YOU! All students are welcome to join the discussion. Contact us via email, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Instagram!

View our Issues in PDF format 

Mission Statement

To bring unity to the NEC community beyond our academic and professional lives, and to inform students about cultural events at NEC and in the greater Boston Area. The Penguin aims to offer a forum for critical discussion within the NEC community concerning all spheres of life providing students of various backgrounds an opportunity to share their thoughts and experiences.


Co-Editors: Andrew Port & Julia Cohen

Copy Editor: Julian Pozniak

Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Hegland

Alex Stening
Alyssa Wang
Amanda Ekery
Darynn Dean
Erin Gowdy
Ian Weiss
Inga Liu
Jay Hutzler
Julian Pozniak
Madison Fitzpatrick
Sophia Szokolay

Want to Get Involved?

NEC’s student newspaper can only continue to thrive with your help. ANYONE is welcome to join!

Perks of contributing include:

  • The opportunity to publish your writing, poetry, photography, and/or illustrations
  • Meeting other students who share your interests
  • No commitment! Submit whenever you have time.
  • A great addition to your resume
  • Warm & fuzzy feelings knowing that you have improved the NEC community


Contact Us

If you have an idea for an article, or have questions about how to get involved, please contact us!