The Sandbox is for all SPC students, including you.  We’re committed to developing a wide range of coverage on a variety of topics.  If you’re passionate about something, whether it be on-campus or off, something about which you think students need to hear, or would just enjoy, drop us a line and pitch your idea.  Is your band playing a show?  Did you get pics at an epic protest?  We’re looking for news reporters, art critics, book reviewers, students interested in campus events, webcomics, humour articles, and, especially, great ideas you have we haven’t even thought of yet.  This is your Sandbox, so come on in.  You will be paid in fame, glory, and a chance to be a little more like April O’Neil than you were before.

NOTE: The Sandbox does not accept advertising solicitations at this time.

please send your article pitches to 

sandbox.news@gmail.com

Using an SPC email address such as Live, Mycourses, or @spcollege.edu

Creative Works:

1) The Sandbox News accepts original short stories, and poems under 3,000 words from students, faculty, staff and alumni of St. Petersburg College. Original is defined as your own work under college guidelines. We happily accept works you have previously published elsewhere. Pitches with a short sample are preferred to complete works.

2) Submissions should be in *.doc, or *.docx format, to our email address, all submissions should be double spaced in arial 11 point regular.

3) Submitted content must be appropriate for The Sandbox‘s audience. Our audience is primarily college students and faculty at St. Petersburg College.

4) All submitted work must contain either an a) original photo or art, or b) a public domain, or Creative Commons licensed photo or art, measuring at least 1038 x 576 pixels and under 2 megabytes in file size. All Creative Commons art must be properly cited.

Other Submissions:

1) The Sandbox News accepts original art, photography, and music. Original is defined as your own work under college guidelines. We happily accept works you have previously published elsewhere.

2) Art and photo submissions should be saved as a file (jpg, gif, png) measuring at least 1038 x 576 pixels and under 2 megabytes in file size.

3) Music submissions should be sent as an MP3 file.

4) Submitted content must be appropriate for The Sandbox‘s audience. Our audience is primarily college students and faculty at St. Petersburg College.​

Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.

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