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Small Talk - Student Newspaper
Check out our online newspaper: www.smalltalkmu.com
Small Talk was established in 1961 and is published bi-weekly during the semester. Its name was changed in 1995 to Pride, and in 1999 to Monarch Messenger, but the paper's original name was restored in 2002. smallTalk is published every other week during the semester and distributed to locations throughout campus.
See all archived issues of the smallTALK from 2005 to the present here.
For all archived issues from 1990 to 2005, please click here.
The staff always welcomes story ideas and story submissions from the Methodist University community. Our goal is to provide comprehensive, fair, and balanced coverage throughout the year. Final content decisions are made by the editor-in-chief, but we encourage your timely suggestions and submissions. For more information on how to do so, please e-mail the student media staff at or call the Assistant Director of Student Activities at 630-7292.
Advertise with Us
If getting the word out about your business is your goal, our advertising services are an economical alternative to other local mediums. Methodist University offers local businesses the opportunity to easily reach a diverse audience of students and professionals from many different cultures. The college employs almost 400 faculty and staff members and boasts an enrollment of nearly 2,200 students from across the country and beyond.
The newspaper is distributed to all residence halls, the library, the student center, and a number of other buildings throughout campus. Our advertising service offers your business very competitive rates and limitless potential for growth.
Contact Ryan Bowyer, Assistant Director of Student Activities, at 910-630-7292 or for more information today.
Interested in Student Media? Do you have a passion for writing, photography, or copy editing? Have a story suggestion or a question for our office? Ask it here!
Join Student Media
Join Student Media
Like to take pictures? Have a way with words? Got an eye for design?
Then you should be a part of our team.
The student media department has a number of positions including photographer, writer, editor, designer, and even advertising salesman. There is bound to be a place where you fit in. There is no experience necessary, and we welcome all majors.
If you have any story ideas for the student writers to cover, contact the Small Talk staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Assistant Director of Student Activities, 630-7292.
Student Media Staff
Erik Alegria, Editors-in-Chief, smallTALK
Cecilia Bode, Editor, Carillon
Carillon - Student Annual
The yearbook is free to students who were full time for both semesters during the year. Students who were full time in only one semester may purchase a yearbook for $12.50. Yearbooks may also be purchased outright for $25.00.