The Streetcar has MOVED!

Hello all!

The Streetcar is proud to announce our new website! Please check it out at thestreetcarmsu.com! From now on, all information about submissions, future events, and blog posts will take place on that site.

Thank you for your support. 2018-2019 is going to be a great year!

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Applications are CLOSED

Thank you for your interest in The Streetcar Staff! Applications for the 2018-2019 school term are now live!

Our application process has two rounds. The first step is to submit our online application. We will then review the qualified applicants and invite selected individuals to interview. An offer of an interview does not guarantee acceptance onto our staff. All interviews will be conducted during September 3rd – 7th.

Applications are due on August 31st at 5pm.

 

 

Staff FAQs

Q: I’m not an artist, and I’m not artistic. What can I contribute to staff?
Anyone with an appreciation and a critical eye for creative work is welcome!

Q: I’m a [insert any major here] major. What can I contribute to staff?
Anyone from any major is welcome on staff!

Q: What does a staff member do?
In the fall semester, staff meets once every two weeks to review submissions. Before each meeting, staff members will review submissions on the Google Drive and come prepared to discuss and evaluate each piece. In meetings, staff members sit around a table, eat snacks, read/view submissions, and discuss each piece and its potential contribution to The Streetcar. 

Q: I wasn’t offered a position on staff. Can I still be involved?
Yes! You can submit your own work to The Streetcar. You can also follow us on our social media, come to our events, and stay aware of artistic opportunities on campus. By engaging with The Streetcar in any way, by reading the magazine or simply talking about art with your friends, you’re creating a community that welcomes and enjoys artistic expression!

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The deadline to apply is Monday, August 28th at 5 pm.

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Applications are live!

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2nd Annual Six Word Story Contest

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The Streetcar will be hosting our 2nd annual Six Word Story Contest on our Twitter account.  This contest will take place on Thursday, April 6th from 8am to 5pm, and it’s open to Mississippi State students, faculty, and staff.  The rules are simple Streetcar fans, it can ONLY be six words…emojis not included 🙂

On that day, from 8am until 5pm, anyone who wishes to participate will tweet at The Streetcar with their six word story and the hashtag #TSC6words. For the purposes of getting your tweets onto our page and counting votes once the contest is over, it’s important that you tweet them at us AND use the hashtag.  The number of retweets and likes you receive are the votes for your tweet. Retweets and likes count the same at one vote per each one. At 5pm, we will count up all of the likes and retweets for every submission, and whichever story has received the most will win the prize.  That means even if you don’t want to participate with your own story, you should get on our Twitter that day and vote by liking and/or retweeting any of the stories that you want to win.

We will give you more details about the prize we are going to give away as the week goes on, so stay tuned for updates on our social media.  If you have any questions about this event, you can find us on social media—we have a Facebook and a Twitter—or you can email us at: thestreetcarmsu@yahoo.com.

We’re excited to see what y’all can come up with in six words! If you need a little inspiration, check out the hashtag for last year’s contest—#TSCStreetTweet—or this six word story attributed to Hemingway himself: For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

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Stories from State

The Streetcar’s  first event of the 2017 spring semester will be Stories from State. This is a storytelling event created to be a platform for the voices of Mississippi State’s students, faculty and staff, and community members. Those interested in performing at our event on March 7th will submit a few sentences describing a true and personal story they’d like to tell.

The theme for this event is “Mississippi,” and it is open for interpretation. Your creativity is what will set your submission apart. Deadline for all submissions will be February 27th. Those who are selected by our staff will tell their story live at our event, expanding upon the brief description that they provided in their submission to a story that will be about five minutes in length. Visit our Stories from State page to submit your idea.

Please feel free to contact us regarding any questions about this event. We’re available on social media (Facebook and Twitter) or email, at thestreetcarmsu@yahoo.com.

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