Student publications are a valuable aid in establishing and maintaining an atmosphere of free and responsible discussion on the campus. They help bring student concerns to the attention of the College community and provide a forum for student opinion on various campus issues.

North Central Texas College publishes The April Perennial, an annual literary and visual arts magazine which features the winning entries in both poetry and short story categories from the major divisions of NCTC’s highly popular Creative Writing Awards competition. Other publications are issued periodically, including a student newspaper when journalism classes make.

Students and prospective students are encouraged also to log on to the NCTC website for the latest news and features about the College. Go to and click on the “News & Press Releases” button.