AUP student-run publications include Peacock Media, Hibou Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Roaches, The Lutetian, and Les Dépaysants. Each media group is editorially independent, choosing its own direction, development and content. Students are supported by staff and faculty mentors, ensuring that these extracurricular opportunities are both educational and pre-professional.

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Peacock Media

Peacock Media encompasses Peacock Magazine, AUP Radio, and its digital and video platforms, the Plume and Peacock Play. Peacock Media does accept freelance submissions.

Peacock Magazine: Peacock Magazine is a print magazine produced each semester by a team of student journalists and photographers. Guided by student editors and a professional faculty advisor, the Peacock Magazine seeks to represent a diverse and international youth culture in Paris through long form op-ed and investigative pieces, with a focus on a variety of topics that range from global politics to food and fashion. The magazine is printed once a semester and available across campus and free to students.

AUP Radio: AUP Radio is a melting pot of voices and ideas. We bring you the perspective of our talented and diverse student body, covering various topics in a fresh, dynamic style. The program is broadcast everyday Monday-Thursday from 9 to 10 pm on World Radio Paris. You can tune in for talk shows about politics, sports, culture, student life and much more. 

Peacock Plume: The Plume is an online news site that publishes online short-form blogs and articles weekly, covering campus news, lifestyle, fashion, travel, food, and arts and culture. The plume website is also where you can find content from Peacock Magazine and Peacock play.

Peacock Play: Peacock Play is the student-run online video platform of the American University of Paris. The channel produces video journalism and infotainment, including news, interviews, and live coverage of campus events. You can find their videos on the Plume website, YouTube and social media.

Hibou Magazine

Hibou Magazine is a student-run publication tied to the History, Law and Society program. The magazine covers academic inquiry alongside creative writing and poetry. It is designed to create vibrant, nuanced dialogue on far-ranging topic while providing a space for writers of all backgrounds to voice their experiences and investigate social issues. Pieces typically include politics, history, law, philosophy, French culture, and social justice.

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Paris/Atlantic

Paris/Atlantic is The American University of Paris's student-led literary and creative arts journal, originally founded in 1982. The journal provides a platform where new artists can display their work in a printed publication alongside the work of academics and professionals. It showcases work from students alongside contributions from faculty, staff, and friends of the University. The new issue is published each year in the spring and consists of prose, poetry, visual arts, and everything in between.

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Roaches

Tied to AUP’s Gender, Sexuality and Society program, Roaches is a publication that showcases both academic and creative writing alongside art and design. Roaches connects revolutionary queer, feminist, and race theory with creative activist projects, and provides an inclusive platform to speak on gender, race and LGBTQ+ issues in the AUP Community, the city of Paris, and beyond. Submissions are open to the entire AUP community as well as anyone else who wants to have their work featured.

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Dépaysants

DÉPAYSANTS is a student-led online art magazine founded at The American University of Paris. We give creative individuals from AUP and Paris a platform to share their work and develop professional portfolios. Our goal is to become a point of intersection for all forms of visual arts, a space without discrimination. We support everything from traditional fine art to contemporary creative forms. Our magazine is an interdisciplinary representation of the innovation and individuality found within Paris.

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The Lutetian

The Lutetian is the social sciences journal of the American University of Paris. It represents the work of undergraduate and graduate students and alumni, within a range of departments including Computer Science, Economics, Global Communications, History, International Politics, Business, and Psychology.

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