Campus paper earns praise from college press

The Daily won nine awards at the Illinois College Press Association’s 2006 convention Feb. 18.

First Place:

  • Sports news story: “Desert storm thrashes cats,” by Patrick Dorsey, edited by Tania Ganguli
  • Opinion pages: Daniel Magliocco, Troy Appel, Erin Stock, Henry M. Bowles III, Diana Scholl

Second Place:

  • Sports feature: “Below the surface,” by Anthony Tao
  • Feature story: “NU activists follow call to action to Georgia protest,” by Corrie Driebusch, edited by Robert Samuels
  • Sports column: “JV bling just doesn’t swing,” by Nick Collins
  • Non-sports column: Alexandra Sinderbrand

Third Place:

  • John David Reed General Excellence: Daily staff
  • In-depth reporting: “Audit opens ASG’s books,” by Jordan Weissmann

Honorable Mention:

  • Front page layout: Tina Trenkner, Phillip Wiese, Arti Allam, Ilya Bunimovich