The Observer

Awards

2019

National College Media 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

 

2018

National College Media Convention
Louisville, KY

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

 

First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2010-2011, American Scholastic Press Association

2010 Associate Collegiate Press (ACP) Conference:  Best of Show for a Four Year Non-Weekly Newspaper

First Place at the 2010 New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest”, in the category of Best Overall College Newspaper

First Place at the 2010 New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest”, in the category of General Excellence

First Place at the 2010 New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest”, in the category of Design

First Place at the 2010 New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest”, in the category of Editorial

Christina Frasca and Ashley Wenners-Herron received Second Place at the 2010 New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest”, in the category of News Story

Alex Palomino, Ali Watts, Craig Calefate and Charlotte Canner received the Region 1 Mark of Excellence Award for Sports Photography from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2008

First place at the National College Newspaper’s 2008 Convention in San Francisco, in the category of Four Year Non-Weekly

Second Place: Overall Use of Photography for 2008 Student Society of News Design

Honorable Mention: Photography Spread for 2008 Student Society of News Design

First Place: Excellence in Design awarded to Brooke Burdge, Callie Fisher and Kelsey Butler, 2007 New York Press Association

Honorable Mention, Four Year-College Non-Weekly, 2007 Associated Collegiate press National College Newspaper Convention

First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2006-2007, American Scholastic Press Association

First Place, Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2005-2006, American Scholastic Press Association

Second place in the Associated Collegiate Press’ 2005 Newspaper of the Year Contest

First place in the American Scholastic Press Association’s 2005 Newspaper Review

Third place in Editorial in the New York Press Association’s 2004 Better Newspaper Contest

Third place in both Photography and Editorial in the New York Press Association’s 2003 Better Newspaper Contest