Letter From the Creative Director

The theme at hand is vulnerability—being at risk of harm or attack. As a layout designer, I regularly find myself confronting the vulnerability of print media. Today, the necessity of reading materials on paper is being challenged more than ever before. And it is a valid hypothesis that, someday in the future, the majority of journalism will stop printing physical copies. But for the moment, we are protected by our history, staff members, contributors, the university campus, as well as all of our readers. Every time I walk by the publications shelf in the Mayer Campus Center and notice the stack of freshly delivered Observer magazines getting thinner and thinner, I see the community that still holds us together.

happily ever after,