AWKWARD was an artistic student lifestyle publication. Each issue uniquely and thematically addressed matters that fictionally or non-fictionally related to Cornell undergraduate campus life through various sensual means - including physical, visual, and literary expressions. Through its inclusion of various and distinctive aspects, styles, and viewpoints, the publication is awkward, diverse.

Savinien was Creative Director in 2006 and Editor in chief from 2007 to 2009.