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Awards

2014

  • Gold Crown Award for overall excellence for 2012–13, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 14, 2014.
  • First Place 2014 “Apple Award” for Best of Show for Best Newspaper, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2014.
  • Third Place 2014 “Apple Award” for Best of Show for Best Facebook Page, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2014.
  • Mark of Excellence Finalist Award for Best Affiliated Website in the Northeast for 2013, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Boston, Mass., April 25, 2014.
  • Gold Medalist Awards for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Best Website for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Best Sports Coverage for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Editorial Writing for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for General Excellence for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Honorable Mention for Design for 2013 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Column Writing — Ramya Vijayagopal ’17, in the 2013 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Column Writing — Rachael Hartford ’13, in the 2013 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Photography — Shawn Steiner ’13, in the 2013 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Photography — Durst Breneiser ’15, in the 2013 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5, 2014, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2013

  • National Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence for 2013, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 91st Annual National College Media Convention in New Orleans, October 26, 2013.
  • National Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence in 2012–13, presented by the Associated College Collegiate Press at the 91st Annual National College Media Convention in New Orleans, October 26, 2013.
  • National Mark of Excellence Finalist Award for Best All-Around Non-Daily College Newspaper in the Nation for 2013, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best All-Around Non-Daily College Newspaper in the Northeast for 2013, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Rutgers, N.J., April 15, 2013.
  • Gold Crown Award for 2011–12, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 19, 2013.
  • Second Place 2013 “Apple Award” for Best of Show, Best Multimedia Package, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 21, 2013.
  • Gold Medalist Awards for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • First Place 2013 Gold Circle Award for Overall Tabloid Design — Emily Fuller ’15 and Erica Pirolli ’13, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
  • Second Place 2013 Gold Circle Award for Sports Photography — Sabrina Knight ’16, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
  • Third Place 2013 Gold Circle Award for Photo Illustration — Rachel Woolf ’15, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
  • Certificate of Merit in the 2013 Gold Circle Competition for General Feature Story — Steven Pirani ’16, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2012 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Design for 2012 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Sports Coverage for 2012 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Feature Story — Allie Healy ’14, in the 2012 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Photography — Megan Devlin ’14, in the 2012 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Photography — Sabrina Knight ’16, in the 2012 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Honorable Mention for Feature Writing — Candace King ’15, in the 2012 New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 6, 2013, at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2012

  • National Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence for 2012, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 90th Annual National College Media Convention in Chicago, November 3, 2012.
  • National Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence in 2011–12, presented by the Associated College Collegiate Press at the 90th Annual National College Media Convention in Chicago, November 3, 2012.
  • National Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best All-Around Non-Daily College Newspaper in the Nation for 2012, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best All-Around Non-Daily College Newspaper in the Northeast for 2012, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Stony Brook, N.Y., March 24, 2012.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Third Place for Best Affiliated Newspaper Website in the Northeast for 2012, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Stony Brook, N.Y., March 24, 2012.
  • Gold Newspaper Crown Awards for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2012.
  • Silver Digital Crown Award for 2012, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2012.
  • 2012 “Apple Award” for Best of Show, presented by the College Media Association at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2012.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2011 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Design for 2011 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Editorial Writing for 2011 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for Feature Writing — Aaron Edwards ’12, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Stony Brook, N.Y., March 24, 2012.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Third Place for Feature Writing — Taylor Long ’13, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1, in Stony Brook, N.Y., March 24, 2012.
  • First Place for Photography — Graham Hebel ’13, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Photography — Emily Park, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for News Writing — Patrick Feeney ’13, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Column Writing — Chris Zivalich ’12, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Feature Writing — Elma Gonzalez ’14, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 31 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2011

  • First Place, Newspaper Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 90th Annual National College Media Convention in Orlando, Fla., October 30, 2011.
  • Second Place, Online Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 90th Annual National College Media Convention in Orlando, Fla., October 30, 2011.
  • National Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence for 2011, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 90th annual National College Media Convention in Orlando, Fla., October 29, 2011.
  • Silver Online Crown Award for 2011, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 13, 2011.
  • 2011 Online “Apple Award” for Best of Show, presented by College Media Advisers at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2011.
  • 2011 Second Place Newspaper “Apple Award” for Best of Show, presented by College Media Advisers at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2011.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for Best Non-Daily Newspaperfrom the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 9 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in Providence, R.I.
  • Second Place for Design in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for General Excellence in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Editorial in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Photography — Allison Usavage ’11, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Feature Writing — Michelle Skowronek ’11, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Feature Writing — Whitney Faber ’12, from the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Region, presented April 9 at the SPJ Region 1 Convention in Providence, R.I.
  • Second Place for Sports Coverage in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 9 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2010

  • National Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence for 2010, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 89th Annual National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, October 30, 2010.
  • National Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence for 2009–10, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 89th Annual National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, October 30, 2010.
  • Second Place, Newspaper Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 89th Annual National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, October 31, 2010.
  • Third Place, Online Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 89th Annual National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, October 31, 2010.
  • Gold Online Crown Award for 2010, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 14, 2010.
  • 2010 “Apple Award” for Best of Show, presented by College Media Advisers at the spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 16, 2010.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best Non-Daily Newspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 10 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in New York City.
  • Second Place for Sports Photography — Allison Wassink ’09, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 10 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in New York City.
  • Third Place for Feature Writing — Andy Swift ’09, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 10 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in New York City.
  • Third Place for Photo Illustration — Allison Usavage ’11, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 10 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in New York City.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2009 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for General Excellence in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Design in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Editorial Writing in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Best Sports Coverage in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for News Writing — Erin Geismar ’09, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for News Writing — Byard Duncan ’09, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Photography — Allison Wassink ’09, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Photography — Allison Wassink ’09, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented March 27 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2009

  • National Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence for 2008–09, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 88th Annual National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, October 31, 2009.
  • National Online Pacemaker Finalist Award for overall excellence for 2009, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 88th Annual National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, October 31, 2009.
  • Third Place, Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the 88th Annual National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, November 1, 2009.
  • Gold Online Crown Award for 2009, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2009.

  • Silver Crown Award for Spring 2008, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 15, 2009.

  • 2009 “Apple Award” for Best in Show, presented by College Media Advisers at the spring College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2009.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Assoication in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best Non-Daily Newspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 25 at the SPJ Region 1 convention in Philadelphia.
  • First Place for Design in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Best Sports Coverage in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Feature Writing, Mark of Excellence Award — Jen Nevins ’09, “That’s How They Roll,” from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 25 at the SPJ Region 1 convention, Philadelphia.
  • Second Place for Feature Writing, National Mark of Excellence Award — Jen Nevins ’09, “That’s How They Roll,” presented August 29 at the national convention of the Society of Professional Journalists in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Second Place for Feature Writing — Jen Nevins ’09, “That’s How They Roll,” in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Feature Writing — Tom Eschen ’11, “Built on Determination,” in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place for Photography — Connor Gleason, “Rise in the East, Response in the West,” in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place for Photography — Diana Cowdery ’09, “Didgerideroo Player,” in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 4 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2008

  • National Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 2007–08, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of American Foundation at the 87th Annual National College Media Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, November 1, 2008.
  • National Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 2007–08, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of American Foundation at the 87th Annual National College Media Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, November 1, 2008.
  • Mark of Excellence Finalist Award, Second Place for Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper in the nation for 2007, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists at their national convention September 5, 2008, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • The Apple Award for Best in Show from College Media Advisers, Inc., presented March 18 at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York.
  • First Place Gold Circle Award in Tabloid Design from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, presented March 18 at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, First Place for Best Non-Daily Newspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 26 at the SPJ Region 1 convention, Portland, Maine.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2007 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany. This is the eighth time the paper has won this award in the past nine years.
  • First Place for General Excellence in New York State for 2007 in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • First Place for Overall Sports Coverage in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • Second Place for Editorial Writing in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • Third Place for Best Design in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • Gold Circle Award, First Place for Feature Story — Thomas Pardee, “Snake Charmer,” published February 8, 2007, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, presented March 18 at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York.
  • Second Place for Feature Writing — Thomas Pardee, “Snake Charmer,” February 8, 2007, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • First Place, News Story — Erin Geismar, ’09, “Living Below the Line,” published November 8, 2007, in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 5 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Albany.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for In-Depth Reporting — Erin Geismar ’09, “Life in the Jungle,” published September 27, 2007, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 26 at the SPJ Region 1 convention, Portland, Maine.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for Feature Writing — Erin Geismar ’09, “What Lies Beneath,” published May 3, 2007, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 26 at the SPJ Region 1 convention, Portland, Maine.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Third Place for Feature Photography — Emma Strachman ’09 and Michael Vasios ’10, “Celebrating Tradition, published September 27, 2007, from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April 26 at the SPJ Region 1 convention, Portland, Maine.

2007

  • National Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 2006–07, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 86th Annual National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C., October 26, 2007.
  • Silver Crown Award for Fall 2005, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2007.
  • Silver Crown Award for Spring 2006, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2007.
  • 2007 “Apple Award” for Best of Show, presented by College Media Advisers at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2007.
  • Certificate of Merit for News Feature Writing for Newspapers, Christopher Baxter ’08, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2007.
  • Certificate of Merit for Sports Column Writing for Newspapers, Alejandro De Los Rios, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 17, 2007.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2006 and Spring 2007 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York state for 2006 in the NewYork Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for General Excellence, Weekly Division, in NewYork state for 2006 in the New York Press Association Better CollegeNewspaper Competition, presented April 8 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for Best College Newspaper Website, in NewYork state for 2006 in the New York Press Association Better CollegeNewspaper Competition, presented at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place, Editorial, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Design, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for Best Non-DailyNewspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists, NortheastRegion, at the SPJ Region 1 Convention.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for General News Reporting, Mallory Diamond ’09 from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented at the SPJ Region 1 Convention.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for In-Depth Reporting, Christopher Baxter ’08 from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented at the SPJ Region 1 Convention.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Third Place for Feature Writing, Vanessa Schneider ’07 from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented at the SPJ Region 1 Convention.
  • First Place, News Story,Christopher Baxter ’08, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New YorkPress Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, News Story,William Earl ’08, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New YorkPress Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place, News Story,Mallory Diamond ’09, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New YorkPress Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place, Feature Story,Vanessa Schneider ’07, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New YorkPress Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Feature Story,Tricia Nadolny ’10, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New YorkPress Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place, Feature Story,Jim Hawver ’07, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented April 8 by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Column, Kim Gillman ’07, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place, Evan Falk ’09, in the College Media Advisers “D.C. Shootout” photo competition at the Fall National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.
  • First Place, Photography, Evan Falk ’09, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Third Place, Photography, Chris White ’06, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2006, presented by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2006

  • National Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 2005-06, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 85th Annual National College Media Convention in Saint Louis, Missouri, October 28, 2006.
  • National Online Pacemaker Awardfor overall excellence, for2005-06, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the 85th Annual National College Media Convention in Saint Louis, Missouri, October 28, 2006.
  • First Place, Best of Show Award,presented by the AssociatedCollegiate Press at the 85th Annual National College Media Conventionin St. Louis, Missouri, October 29, 2006.
  • Gold Medalist Awards,for the Fall 2005 and Spring 2006semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annualCollege Newspaper Critique.
  • Best College Newspaper in New York state for 2005 in the NewYork Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 8 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place for General Excellence, Weekly Division, in NewYork state for 2005 in the New York Press Association Better CollegeNewspaper Competition, presented April 8 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Best Designin New York state for 2005 in the New York PressAssociation Better College Newspaper Competition, presented April 8 at the NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Apple Award for Best in Show from College Media Advisers, Inc., presented March 17 at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for Best Non-DailyNewspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists, NortheastRegion, presented April 1 at the SPJ Region 1 Convention, Rutgers University.
  • Second Place, Redesigns, 2006 College News Design Contest, Student Society of Newspaper Design, School of Journalism, University of Missouri–Columbia.
  • Honorable Mention, Overall Newspaper Design, 2006 College News Design Contest, Student Society of Newspaper Design, School of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • First Place, Column Writing,Katie Maslanka ’06, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2005, presented April 8 by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place, Feature Writing,Katie Maslanka ’06, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2005, presented April 8 by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Feature Writing,Jim Hawver ’07, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2005, presented April 8 by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • First Place, Photography,Rebecca Gardner ’05, BetterCollege Newspaper Contest for 2005, presented April 8 by the New York Press Association at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Photography,Gaby Immarino ’07, Better CollegeNewspaper Contest for 2005, presented April 8 by the New York PressAssociation at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Second Place, Feature Writing,Emily Liu, ’05, from theSociety of Professional Journalists, Northeast Region, presented April1 at the SPJ Region 1 Convention, Rutgers University.
  • Honorable Mention, News Page Design (Cover),MattQuintanilla ’07, 2006 College News Design Contest, Student Society ofNewspaper Design. School of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia.

2005

  • National Pacemaker Awardfor overall excellence, for 2004-05,presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the NewspaperAssociation of America Foundation at the National College Media Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, October 29, 2005.
  • Fourth Place, Best Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the National College Media Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, October 29, 2005.
  • Second Place, News Story Category, Christopher Baxter, Associated Collegiate Press/Los Angeles Times Story of the Year Award for 2004-05, presented at the National College Media Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, October 29, 2005.
  • Best College Newspaper, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • First Place for General Excellence, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • First Place for Design, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Third Place for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists in Stamford, Conn., April 9, 2005.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Jim Hawver, Second Place for Best Sports Column in the Northeast for 2004, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Stamford, Conn., April 19, 2005.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Jim Hawver, Honorable Mention for Best Sports Writing in the Northeast for 2004, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Stamford, Conn., April 19, 2005.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Anne K. Walters, Third Place (tie) for Best General News Reporting in the Northeast for 2004, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Stamford, Conn., April 19, 2005.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Christa Lombardi, Third Place (tie) for Best General News Reporting in the Northeast for 2004, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Stamford, Conn., April 19, 2005.
  • First Place for Feature Writing, Charlie Ellsworth ’04, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • First Place for Column Writing, Jim Hawver ’07, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • First Place for Photography, Rebecca Gardner ’05, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • Second Place for Photography, Rebecca Gardner ’05, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2004, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, April 9, 2005.
  • Gold Circle Award, Certificate of Merit in Tabloid Feature Design, Matt Quintanilla ’07, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York City, March 19, 2005.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its annual College Newspaper Critique.

2004

  • National Pacemaker Finalist Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the National College Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, November 6, 2004.
  • Second Place, Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated College Press at the National College Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, November 7, 2004.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2004.
  • Silver Crown Award, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 19, 2004.
  • 2004 “Apple Award” for Best Weekly College Newspaper,presented by College Media Advisers in New York City, March 19, 2004.
  • Best Weekly College Newspaper, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • First Place for General Excellence, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • Second Place for Design, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • Second Place for Newspaper Website,Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York PressAssociation, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Chloe Epstein, Second Place for Best Editorial Cartooning in the Northeast for 2003, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2004.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Rebecca Gardner, Second Place for Best Sports Photography in the Northeast for 2003, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2004.
  • Gold Circle Award, Joe Geraghty, First Place for Feature Writing/Personal Experience, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and College Media Advisers in New York City, March 19, 2004.
  • Gold Circle Award, Emily Paulsen and Anne K. Walters, Certificate of Merit for News Writing, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and College Media Advisers in New York City, March 19, 2004.
  • First Place for Best News Story, Katie Maslanka ’06, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • First Place for Best Feature Story, Joseph Geraghty ’04, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • Second Place for Best Feature Story, Christine Szudzik ’06, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • First Place for Photography, David Nelson ’05, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 3, 2004.
  • Second Place for Photography, Rebecca Gardner ’05, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2003, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, March 2004.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 2003 and spring 2004 semesters, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University in its Annual Critique for 2004.

2003

  • Best Weekly College Newspaper, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • First Place for Best Editorial, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Second Place for Best Design, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Third Place for General Excellence, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Third Place for Best Website, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 2002 and spring 2003 semesters, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University in its Annual Critique for 2003.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 2002 and spring 2003 semesters, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University in its Annual Critique for 2003.
  • “Leaders of the Student Press in North America” Award,Kylie Yerka and Ellen Stapleton, presented by the National ScholasticPress Association, Associated Collegiate Press, February 2003.
  • First Place for Best News Story, Ellen Stapleton, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Second Place for Best News Story, Kelli Grant, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Kelli Grant, Third Place for In-Depth Reporting (national competition) for 2002, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists in Tampa, Fla., September 13, 2003.
  • First Place for Best Column, David Donovan, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • First Place for Best Photography, Ellen Stapleton, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Second Place for Best Feature Story, Kelli Grant, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Third Place for Best Feature Story, Emily Brown, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2002, presented by the New York Press Association, in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 12, 2003.
  • Third Place, Diversity Category, Elizabeth Quill, Associated Collegiate Press/Los Angeles Times Story of the Year Award for 2002­03, presented at the 82nd annual College Media Convention in Dallas, November 8, 2003.
  • Honorable Mention, Kelli Grant, Roy W. Howard National Reporting Competition, presented by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Indiana University School of Journalism in Bloomington, Ind., October 13, 2003.
  • Distinguished Four-Year Newspaper Adviser Award,presented to Michael Serino by College Media Advisers at the 82ndNational College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, November 8, 2003.

2002

  • National Pacemaker Finalist Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the National College Media Convention in Orlando, Florida, November 2, 2002.
  • Fourth Place, Best Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the College Media Convention in Orlando, Florida, November 2, 2002.
  • Mark of Excellence Award for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists in Syracuse, New York, April 19-21, 2002.
  • 2002 “Apple Award” for Best Weekly College Newspaper, presented by College Media Advisers in New York City, March 2002.
  • Named One of the Top Ten College Newspapers in the Country, by “Teen People” Magazine, Spring 2002.
  • First Place for General Excellence in the Better College Newspaper Competition by New York Press Association, April 6, 2002.

2001

  • Silver Crown Award for Spring 2000, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, February 15, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Second Place for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 2000, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • Best College Newspaper, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Best Newspaper Website, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Second Place for General Excellence, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Second Place for Design, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award,Ellen R. Stapleton, First Place for BestGeneral News Reporting in the Northeast for 2000, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Robert B. Bluey, First Place for Best Spot News Reporting in the Northeast for 2000, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Kristin Sampiere, First Place for Best General News Photography in the Northeast for 2000, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Melissa Thornley, Second Place for Best Sports Photography in the Northeast for 2000, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • Mark of Excellence Award, Melissa Thornley, Third Place for Best Photo Illustration in the Northeast for 2000, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 31, 2001.
  • First Place for Best Feature Story,Gustavo Rivas, Better CollegeNewspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Second Place for Best Feature Story,Kelly Miner, Better CollegeNewspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.
  • Second Place for Best News Story, Ellen R. Stapleton, Better College Newspaper Contest for 2000, presented by the New York Press Association, in Albany, New York, March 31, 2001.

2000

  • Mark of Excellence Award,First Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Nation for 1999, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists, in Columbus, Ohio, October 28, 2000.
  • Mark of Excellence Award,First Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 1999, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists, in Newark, N.J., April 4, 2000.
  • Best College Newspaper,Better College Newspaper Contestfor 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • First Place for General Excellence,Better College NewspaperContest for 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • First Place for Design,Better College Newspaper Contestfor 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • First Place for Photography,Better College Newspaper Contestfor 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • Second Place for Online Excellence,Better College NewspaperContest for 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • Fifth Place, Best of Show Award,presented by the AssociatedCollegiate Press at the College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.,November 12, 2000.
  • Silver Medalist Certificate,for the spring 2000 semester,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 2000.

1999

  • Mark of Excellence Award,Third Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 1998, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists.
  • First Place for Feature Writing,Better College Newspaper Contestfor 1999, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • Third Place for General Excellence,Better College NewspaperContest for 1998, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • Third Place for Design,Better College Newspaper Contestfor 1998, presented by the New York Press Association.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 1998 and spring 1999 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1999.

1998

  • Mark of Excellence Award,First Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 1997, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 1997 and spring 1998 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1998.

1997

  • Gold Crown Award,for 1995-96, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 20, 1997. (This is the highest honor bestowedby the CSPA; the Ithacan was the only weekly newspaper in the country to win one.)
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for the fall 1996 and spring 1997 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1997.

1996

  • Silver Crown Award, for 1994-95, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 14, 1996.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for fall 1995 and spring 1996 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1996.

1995

  • National Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 1994-95, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C., November 4, 1995.
  • Silver Crown Award, for 1993-94, presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the National College Media Convention in New York City, March 16, 1995.
  • Gold Medalist Awards, for fall 1994 and spring 1995 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1995.

1994

  • Mark of Excellence Award,First Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 1993, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists.
  • Finalist, National Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 1993-94, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the National College Media Convention in New Orleans, November 5, 1994.
  • First Place, Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the College Media Convention in New Orleans, November 6, 1994.
  • Medalist Certificates,for fall 1993 and spring 1994 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1994.

1993

  • Mark of Excellence Award,First Place for the Best All-AroundNon-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast for 1992, presented by theSociety of Professional Journalists.
  • National Pacemaker Award for overall excellence, for 1992-93, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation at the National College Media Convention in Dallas, October 30, 1993.
  • Medalist Certificates,for fall 1992 and spring 1993 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1993.

1992

  • Third Place, Best of Show Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press at the College Media Convention in Chicago, Novermber 1, 1992.
  • Medalist Certificates,for fall 1991 and spring 1992 semesters,presented by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at ColumbiaUniversity in its Annual Critique for 1992.