Awards

2016-17

SPJ National Mark of Excellence
Place Category
National Winner Best Affiliated Website
National Finalist Online Feature Reporting (Kaitlyn Arford)
Hearst Journalism Awards Program (National)
Place Category
9th Place Enterprise Reporting ("Our Money Their Secrets" by Alex Kincaid)
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence Winner Best Affiliated Website | Online Feature Reporting (Kaitlyn Arford)
Mark of Excellence Finalist Best Independent Online Student Publication | Best Student Magazine | Online News Reporting (Katie Grieze) | Photo Illustration (Jessika Zachary) |Online Sports Reporting (Samantha Stevenson)
SPJ Best of Indiana Journalism (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Student Editorial Writing (Alex Kincaid)
2nd Place Student Sports Reporting (Samantha Stevenson) | Student Features Photography (Reagan Allen)
3rd Place Student Investigative Reporting (Alex Kincaid)
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Overall Website Design | Best Feature Story (Kaitlyn Arford) | Best In-Depth Story (Alex Kincaid)
2nd Place Best Single Issue | Best Illustration (Emily Wright) | Best Essay (Merritt McLaughlin) | Best News Story (Vanessa Ford)
3rd Place Best Overall Design | Best Information Graphic (Tyson Bird) | Best Sports Feature Story (Samantha Stevenson) | Best News or Feature Column (Samantha Stevenson)

2015-16

Associated Collegiate Press (National Collegiate Pulitzers)
Place Category
Online Pacemaker Winner Magazine
Pacemaker Winner Multimedia Story of the Year ("The Problem with the Problem" by Alex Kincaid)
Columbia Scholastic Press Association (National)
Place Category
Gold Crown Hybrid Magazine
Crown Award Finalist Hybrid Magazine
Gold Medal Critique Hybrid Magazine
College Media Association (National)
Place Category
Pinnacle Award: 1st Place Best Editorial ("Your Money Matters: But we still don't know where it all goes" by Alex Kincaid)
Pinnacle Award: 3rd Place Four-Year Website of the Year
Best Multimedia News ("The Problem with the Problem" by Alex Kincaid)
AEJMC Magazine Division (National)
Place Category
1st Place Best Online Magazine
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence Winner Best Student Magazine
Mark of Excellence Finalist Multimedia Story ("The Aftermath" by Miranda Carney)
SPJ Best of Indiana Journalism (Local)
Place Category
3rd Place Student Best Journalism Website | Best Student Feature Writing (Kourtney Cooper) |Student Best Online Multimedia (Miranda Carney)
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Single Issue ("We Are Coming") | Best Themed Issue ("We Are Coming") |  Best In Depth Story (Kourtney Cooper) | Best News Story (Victoria Ison) |  Best Feature Photo (Taylor Irby) | Best Slideshow (Jessika Zachary) | Best Facebook Page
2nd Place Best Website Design | Best Essay (Samantha Stevenson) | Best News or Feature Column (Carli Scalf) | Best Photo Essay or Picture Story (Trenton Scroggins) | Best Informational Graphic (Rachel Brammer)
3rd Place Online Publication of the Year | Best Website | Best Overall Design | Best Cover Design (Erika Espinoza) | Best Special Presentation (Miranda Carney)

2014-15

Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Single Issue | Best Overall Design | Best News Story | Best Sports Feature Story | Best Entertainment Story | Best Feature Photo | Best Photo Essay | Best Audio Slideshow | Best Video | Best Interactive Graphic
2nd Place News Magazine of the Year | Online Publication of the Year | Best Overall Website | Best Sports | Feature Story | Best News Photo | Best Slideshow | Best Audio Slideshow
3rd Place Best Overall Website Design | Best In-depth Story | Best Sports News Story | Best Spread Design | Best Illustration | Best News Feature Reporting Online | Best Stand-alone | Best Slideshow

2013-14

AEJMC Magazine Division (National)
Place Category
1st Place Best Single Issue: Fall 2012 |Best Overall Design |Best Overall Website | Best Cover Design | Best Overall Website Design | Best Essay | Best Editorial | Best Sports Story | Best News Photo | Best Sports Photo | Best Photo Essay or Picture Story |Best Interactive Graphic
2nd Place Online Publication of the Year | Best Sports Story | Best Sports Feature | Best Sports Column | Best Entertainment Column | Best Photo Essay or Picture Story | Best News Feature Reporting Online | Best Interactive Graphic | Best Video | Best Facebook Page
3rd Place Best Sports Feature | Best Informational Graphic |  Best Slideshow: Ball Bearings Photo Team | Best Audio Slideshow

2012-13

SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
2nd Place Online Publication of the Year | Best Audio Slideshow | Best Overall Website | Best Special Presentation
3rd Place Best Special Presentation | Best Non-breaking News Feature Presentation | Best Audio Slideshow
SPJ Best of Indiana Journalism (Local)
Place Categor
1st Place Best Reporting Events of Public Importance | Best Column Writing
2nd Place Best Features Photography | Best Feature Story
3rd Place Best Page One or Cover Design | Best Design Other Than Page One or Cover | Best Online Multimedia

2011-12

Associated Collegiate Press (National Collegiate Pulitzers)
Place Category
Pacemaker Winner Magazine
Online Pacemaker Winner Magazine
AEJMC Magazine Division (National)
Place Category
2nd Place Best Student Online Magazine
Society for Professional Journalists (National)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
National Finalist Online Feature Reporting
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
1st Place Best Affiliated Website | Online Feature Reporting
SPJ Best of Indiana Journalism (Local)
Place Category
2nd Place Best College Journalism Website | Best In-depth Reporting | Best Feature
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Online Publication of the Year | Best Special Presentation | Best News Feature Reporting
2nd Place Overall Website | Best Special Presentation | Best News Feature Reporting | Best Home Page Overall Graphic Design | Best Home Page Nameplate Design | Best Use of Multimedia
3rd Place Best Use of Multimedia

2010-11

Associated Collegiate Press (National Collegiate Pulitzers)
Place Category
Pacemaker Winner
Columbia Scholastic Press Association (National)
Place Category
3rd Place Multimedia Presentation
Certificate of Merit Magazine Online Design Website
Certificate of Merit Multimedia Presentation
Society of Professional Journalists (National)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
National Finalist Online Feature Reporting
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
1st Place Online Feature Reporting
2nd Place Online In-depth Reporting
3rd Place Best Affiliated Website
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Overall Website | Best Home Page Overall Graphic Design
2nd Place Best Home Page Nameplate Design | Best Special Presentation | Best Use of Multimedia

 

2009-2010

AEJMC Magazine Division (National)
Place Category
Honorable Mention Online Magazine
Society of Professional Journalists (National)
Place Category
1st Place Best Affiliated Website
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place  Best Home Page Overall Graphic Design | Best Use of Multimedia | Best Non-breaking News Feature Reporting
2nd Place Online Publication of the Year
3rd Place Best Home Page Nameplate Design | Best Overall Website | Best Special Presentation | Best Use of Multimedia |Best Non-breaking News Feature Reporting

 

2008-2009

12th Annual Webby Awards (National)
Place Category
Official Honoree Student Category
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
2nd Place Online Sports Reporting
3rd Place Feature Photography | Online In-depth Reporting
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Online Publication | Best Home Page Nameplate | Best Home Page | Best Overall Graphic Design | Best Special Presentation | Best Use of Multimedia | Best News Feature Reporting
2nd Place Best Special Presentation | Best Use of Multimedia
3rd Place Best News Feature Reporting

 

2007-2008

11th Annual Webby Awards (National)
Place Category
Official Honoree Student Category
Place Category
1st Place Online News Magazine
SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
Mark of Excellence
1st Place Online Feature Reporting
2nd Place Online News Reporting
3rd Place Best All-around Online Student Publication
SPJ Indiana Professional Chapter (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Journalism Website
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Non-breaking News Reporting | Best Special Presentation
2nd Place Best Online Publication of the Year | Best Special Presentation

 

2006-2007

SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
1st Place Best Online Feature Reporting
2nd Place Online Feature Reporting | Best All-around Independent Online Student Publication
Indiana Collegiate Press Association (Local)
Place Category
1st Place Best Non-breaking News Reporting | Best Use of Multimedia
2nd Place Best Special Presentation
3rd Place Online Publication of the Year | Best Home Page Nameplate Design | Best Home Page Overall Graphic Design

 

2005-2006

SPJ Region Five (Regional)
Place Category
1st Place Best All-around Independent Online Student Publication