The University’s student-run news source, The Beacon, has won six national Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. Winners include:
- Hannah Sievert, Feature Writing (Small School Division), “Call to the Church“
- Ben Arthur, Sports Writing (Small School Division), “Tall Standards: Despite Being Undersized, Wintering and Johnson are one of the Top Backcourts in the Country.”
- Rachel Ramirez, On-line Feature Reporting, “Life and Terror: John Paul Mugisha Finds a New Life on the Bluff.”
- Finalist, Claire Desmarais and Brennan Robinson, General News Reporting (Small School Division), “ROTC Adjusts Training in an Era of Mass Shootings.”
- Finalist, Annika Gordon, Feature Photography (Small School Division), “Muslim Women Answer: What Does the Hijab Mean to You?“
- Finalist, Rachel Rippetoe, General Column Writing (Small School Division).
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