The Observer

Awards

 

2020

American Scholastic Association Newspaper Awards

  • First Place with Special Merit, Colleges and Universities With 2501+ Enrollment
  • Special Award, Outstanding News Reporting

ACP/CMBAM College Journalism Convention
San Francisco, CA

  • Second Place, Best of Show; 4-Year Less-Than-Weekly Newspaper

 

2019

ACP Midwinter National College Journalism Convention
La Jolla, CA

  • First Place, Best of Show; 4-Year Less-Than-Weekly Newspaper
  • Fourth Place, Best of Show; 4-Year Website (10,000 or less enrollment)
  • Sixth Place, Best of Show; Newspaper In-Depth News Special Section

American Scholastic Press Association

  • First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper

 

2018

ACP/CMA National College Media Convention
Louisville, KY

  • Third Place, Best of Show, Newspaper: Less Than Weekly

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • Second Place, General Excellence

 

2017

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • Third Place, Best Web Site
  • Third Place, Design
  • Third Place, Editorial

 

2016

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • Second Place, General Excellence
  • Second Place, Best Web Site
  • Third Place, Editorial

 

2015

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Best Web Site
  • Second Place, Design
  • Second Place, Best Sports Coverage
  • Third Place, General Excellence
  • Honorable Mention, News Story for Sophie Kozub

 

2014

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Photography, awarded to Tyler Martins
  • Second Place, Best Web Site
  • Second Place, Feature Story, awarded to Ian McKenna

 

2013

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, News Story, awarded to Tim Gavan
  • First Place, Editorial, awarded to Ian McKenna and Tayler Bennett
  • Third Place, Best Web Site

Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention
New Orleans, LA

  • Story of the Year Award, News Story, awarded to Harry Huggins

Associated Collegiate Press

  • Winner, Online Pacemaker Award

 

2012

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Column, awarded to Jewel Galbraith

Associated Collegiate Press

  • Finalist, Online Pacemaker Award

ACP Midwinter National College Journalism Convention
Seattle, WA

  • Best of Show; Newspaper
  • Best of Show; Website

2011

American Scholastic Press Association Conference

  • First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2010-2011

 

2010

ACP Midwinter National College Journalism Convention
Phoenix, AZ

  • First Place, Best of Show for a Four Year Non-Weekly Newspaper
  • Best of Show; Multimedia Package

Associated Collegiate Press

  • Finalist, Online Pacemaker Award

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Best Overall College Newspaper
  • First Place, General Excellence
  • First Place, Design
  • First Place, Editorial
  • Second Place, News Story, awarded to Christina Frasca and Ashley Wenners-Herron

2009

ACP Midwinter National College Journalism Convention
San Diego, CA

  • Best of Show; Newspaper

 

2008

Society of Professional Journalists

  • Region 1 Mark of Excellence Award for Sports Photography, awarded to Alex Palomino, Ali Watts, Craig Calefate and Charlotte Canner

National College Newspaper Convention
San Francisco, CA

  • First Place, Four-Year Non-Weekly Newspaper

Student Society of News Design

  • Second Place, Overall Use of Photography
  • Honorable Mention, Photography Spread

 

2007

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Excellence in Design awarded to Brooke Burdge, Callie Fisher and Kelsey Butler
  • First Place, Feature Story, awarded to Gabrielle Linzer

Associated Collegiate Press National College Newspaper Convention

  • Honorable Mention, Four Year-College Non-Weekly

American Scholastic Press Association

  • First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2006-2007

 

2006

American Scholastic Press Association

  • First Place With Special Merit, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2005-2006

 

2005

American Scholastic Press Association

  • First Place, 2005 ASPA Newspaper Review

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • First Place, Column, awarded to Joe DeLessio

Associated Collegiate Press

  • Second Place, Newspaper of the Year Contest

 

2004

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • Third Place, Editorial

 

2003

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

  • Third Place, Editorial
  • Third Place, Photography