ACP Announces 2013 Pacemaker Winners

For immediate release:
Nov. 20, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS  -  The Pacemaker awards, the highest honor in the collegiate press, were recently presented to 126 honorees by the Associated Collegiate Press.

ACP also presented 137 Best in Show awards, 272 Individual awards and the College Press Freedom Award during the 2013 National College Media Convention held in New Orleans Oct. 23-27.

“College news organizations and students that win Pacemaker Awards or Best of Show honors set the tempo for quality scholastic journalism and media nationwide,” said Diana Mitsu Klos, executive director of Associated Collegiate Press and its affiliated group, the National Scholastic Press Association.

The Pacemaker, which ACP launched in 1927, is judged and awarded based on coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership on the opinion page, evidence of in-depth reporting, design, photography, art and graphics.

The Pacemaker categories are: Newspaper, Online, Magazine and Yearbook. For Best of Show, only news organizations, publications and broadcast teams with students in attendance at the convention are eligible to enter the contest.

There were 617 submissions for Pacemakers,  2,526 for Individual awards and 375 submissions for the Best of Show contests.

To find an electronic copy of Pacemaker winner(s) affiliated with your college or university, please go to: http://studentpress.org/acp/contests.html#mpm

For more information contact:

Grace Christiansen, ACP Contests and Critiques Coordinator
grace@studentpress.org
612-625-4337

2013 ACP Newspaper Pacemaker Winners

Four-year Daily Newspaper

Indiana Daily Student, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, Ind.

  • Charles Scudder, Michael Auslen, editors
  • Ron Johnson/Ruth Witmer, advisers

The Daily Iowan, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

The Harvard Crimson, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, Mass.

The Daily Tar Heel, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C.

The Daily Collegian, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, Pa.

  • Casey McDermott, editor
  • Jim Rodenbush, adviser

Four-year Non-daily Newspaper

Loyolan, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Adrien Jarvis, Kevin O’Keeffe, editors
  • Tom Nelson, adviser

The GW Hatchet, George Washington Univ., Washington, D.C.

Spinnaker, Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.

The Columbia Chronicle, Columbia College, Chicago, Ill.

F Newsmagazine, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

Tulane Hullabaloo, Tulane Univ., New Orleans, La.

The News-Letter, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, Md.

The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

The Heights, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Central Michigan Life, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, Mich.

The Universe, Brigham Young Univ., Provo, Utah

  • Rebecca Lane, editor
  • Steve Fidel, adviser

Two-year College Newspaper

El Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, Calif.

  • Marissa Adams, editor
  • C.W. Little, adviser

The Reporter, Miami Dade College, North Campus, Miami, Fla.

The Voice, Washtenaw CC, Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Ben Solis, editor
  • Keith Gave, adviser

The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wis.

  • Doug Kirchberg, adviser

Online Pacemaker Winners

Online-only

The Red Line Project, DePaul Univ., Chicago, Ill.

The NewsHouse, Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, N.Y.

TCU 360, Texas Christian Univ., Fort Worth, Texas

Broadcast

distraction magazine, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.

North by Northwestern, Northwestern Univ., Evanston, Ill.

Newspaper 10001-20000 Enrollment

Calgary Journal Online, Mount Royal Univ., Calgary, Alberta

TheMiamiHurricane.com, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.

Chicago Maroon, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

www.StudLife.com, Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo.

The Daily Orange, Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, N.Y.

Newspaper 5000 or Fewer Enrollment

Mars’ Hill Online, Trinity Western Univ., Langley, B.C.
The Current, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Observer, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center, New York, N.Y.
Old Gold & Black, Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, N.C.
VanCougar, Washington State Univ., Vancouver, Vancouver, Wash.
The Pioneer, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash.

Newspaper 5001-10000 Enrollment

  • The Chimes, Biola Univ., La Mirada, Calif.
  • chimes.biola.edu
  • Elizabeth Sallie, editor
  • John Curtin, adviser
Minaret, Univ. of Tampa, Tampa, Fla.

The Harvard Crimson, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, Mass.

The Ithacan, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.
The New School Free Press, Eugene Lang College, New York, N.Y.

Newspaper More than 20000 Enrollment

dailywildcat.com, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
The Daily Californian, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
Kansan.com, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
mndaily.com, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
dailytarheel.com, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C.
The Badger Herald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

Magazine Pacemaker Winners

Feature
The Daily Bruin, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.
Inside, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, Ind.
Drake Magazine, Drake Univ. School of Journalism, Des Moines, Iowa
Ethos, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.
  • Lacey Jarrell, Gracie Roberts, editors
  • Connor Corr, adviser
Flux, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.

Literary (Four-year)

Tusk, California State Univ., Fullerton, Fullerton, Calif.

  • Bahar Sharareh, editor
  • Jeffrey Brody, adviser
The Yale Literary Magazine, Yale Univ., New Haven, Conn.
Periphery, Drake Univ., Des Moines, Iowa
Scribendi, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.

Literary (Two-year)

American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, Calif.
  • Claire Davis, Rachel Gardner, editors
  • Michael Spurgeon, adviser

Yearbook Pacemaker Winners

Razorback, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Nick Carter, editor
  • Steve Wilkes, adviser
Tower, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Sheree Shea, Gretchen Helpenstell, editors
  • Tom Nelson, adviser
Ibis, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Genevieve Stack, editor
  • Randy Stano, adviser
Talisman, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Ashley Wittenborn, editor
  • Katie Clark/Charlotte Turtle, advisers
Agromeck, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C.
  • Kathryn Glaser, Susannah Brinkley, editors
  • Martha Collins, adviser
Sooner, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.
  • Bryan Dugan, editor
  • Lori Brooks, adviser
The 2013 Best of Show recipients:
To find an electronic copy of Best of Show winner(s) affiliated with your college or university, please go to: http://studentpress.org/acp/winners/f13bs.html

Literary Magazine

1. Windhover, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C.
Lisa Dickson, editor
Martha Collins/Patrick Neal, advisers
2. Miscellany, College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.
3. Tusk, California State Univ., Fullerton, Fullerton, Calif.
Maggie Guillen, editor
Jeffrey Brody/Arnold Holland, advisers
4. Breakwall, Cuyahoga CC, Cleveland, Ohio
Lauren Mangan, editor
John F. Hagan, adviser
5. The Peel, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, N.C.
Olivia Wilkes, editor
Allison Bennet Dyche, adviser
6. Telolith, Seward County CC, Liberal, Kan.
7. Archarios, Coastal Carolina Univ., Conway, S.C.
8. Port City Review, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga.

Multimedia Package

1. The Pendulum, Elon Univ., Elon, N.C.
http://www.elonpendulum.com/2012/11/gauging-obamacare
2. Iowa State Daily, Iowa State Univ., Ames, Iowa
http://iowastatedaily.com/news/article_c387d92e-1b25-11e3-8478-0019bb2963f4.html
3. The Vermont Cynic, Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
http://www.vermontcynic.com/news/housing-plan-would-help-city-s-low-vacancy-1.2839909#.UmhcY5QacbA

Feature Magazine

1. Pursuit, California Baptist Univ., Riverside, Calif.
2. Distraction, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
3. Spinnaker, Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
4. The Burr, Kent State Univ., Kent, Ohio
5. Panorama, Univ. of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
David Alvarado, Andrea De La Vega, editors
Donna Pazdera, adviser
6. Colonnades, Elon Univ., Elon, N.C.
7. Los Angeles Collegian, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, Calif.
Denise Barrett, editor
Rhonda Guess, adviser
8. Drake Magazine, Drake Univ. School of Journalism, Des Moines, Iowa
9. Legacy, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, La.
Katherine Macdonald, editor
Robert Ritter, adviser
10. Profile, Hendrix College, Conway, Ark.
James Owen, editor
Dr. Alice Hines, adviser

Four-year Daily Newspaper

1. The Daily Athenaeum, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, W.V.
Carlee Lammers, editor
Alan R Waters, adviser
2. The Crimson White, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Mazie Bryant, editor
Mark Mayfield/Paul Wright, advisers
3. Daily Nebraskan, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
Hailey Konnath, editor
Daniel Shattil, adviser
4. The Daily Targum, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, N.J.
5. The Daily Gamecock, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
Sydney Patterson, editor
Scott Lindenberg, adviser
6. The Daily Collegian, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, Pa.
Brittany Horn, editor
Jim Rodenbush, adviser
7. Iowa State Daily, Iowa State Univ., Ames, Iowa
8. Indiana Daily Student, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, Ind.
Mark Keierleber, editor
Ron Johnson/Ruth Witmer, advisers
9. Daily Kent Stater, Kent State Univ., Kent, Ohio
10. The Baylor Lariat, Baylor Univ., Waco, Texas
Greg Devries, editor
Julie Freeman/Paul Carr, advisers

Four-year Non-weekly

1. The Mercury, Univ. of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
2. The Banner, California Baptist Univ., Riverside, Calif.
3. Bard Free Press, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
J.p. lawrence, editor
J.P. Lawrence/Joey Sims, advisers
4. Forum, Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah
Jessie Smith, editor
Kim Zarkin, adviser
5. Bells, Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Waco, Texas
Katelyn Holm, editor
Vicky Kendig, adviser
6. Pauw Wow, St. Peter’s Univ., Jersey City, N.J.
7. The Rattler, St. Mary’s Univ., San Antonio, Texas

Four-year Weekly Broadsheet

1. The Volante, Univ. of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D.
Megan Card, editor
Chuck Baldwin, adviser
2. DePaulia, DePaul Univ., Chicago, Ill.
3. The Murray State News, Murray State Univ., Murray, Ky.
4. The Red & Black, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
5. College Heights Herald, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, Ky.
Michael McKay, editor
Chuck Clark/John Tebult, advisers
6. Arches, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wis.
7. The Journal, Webster Univ., St. Louis, Mo.
Megan Favigano, editor
Larry Baden, adviser
8. Collegian, South Dakota State Univ., Brookings, S.D.
9. The Orion, California State Univ., Chico, Chico, Calif.
10. The Arkansas Traveler, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.

Four-year Weekly Tabloid

1. Spinnaker, Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
2. Northwest Trail, Northwest College, Powell, Wyo.
Cheyenne Wiley, editor
Rob Breeding, adviser
3. The Miami Hurricane, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
Stephanie Parra, editor
Bob Radziewicz, adviser
4. The Signal, Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, Ga.
Chris Shattuck, editor
Bryce McNeil, adviser
5. Signal, California State Univ., Stanislaus, Turlock, Calif.
Kailey Fisicaro, editor
Greg Jacquay/Joe Carranza, advisers
6. Ledger, Univ. of Washington, Tacoma, Tacoma, Wash.
Markas Grove, editor
Niki Reading, adviser
7. The Observer, Central Washington Univ., Ellensburg, Wash.
8. Cardinal Points, State Univ. of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
9. The Vanderbilt Hustler, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, Tenn.
10. Whitworthian, Whitworth Univ., Spokane, Wash.

Special Edition

1. University Press, Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, Fla.
2. The Daily Targum, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, N.J.
3. Daily O’Collegian, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, Okla.
4. The Auburn Plainsman, Auburn Univ., Auburn University, Ala.
Kelsey Davis, editor
Judy Riedl/Austin Phillips, advisers
5. The Daily Collegian, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, Pa.
6. Crusader, Seward County CC, Liberal, Kan.
7. Tech Talk, Louisiana Tech Univ., Ruston, La.
8. The Montage, St. Louis CC, Meramec, St. Louis, Mo.
9. The Vermont Cynic, Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
Mike Eaton, editor
Chris Evans, adviser
10. The Pioneer, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash.

Two-year Newspaper

1. Wingspan, Laramie County CC, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Mandy Neely, Kasey Orr, editors
Rosalind Schliske/J.L. O’Brien, advisers
2. The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wis.
Michael Klein, editor
Doug Kirchberg, adviser
3. The Reflector, Mount Royal Univ., Calgary, Alberta
4. The Et Cetera, Eastfield College, Mesquite, Texas
5. Silhouette, Garden City CC, Garden City, Kan.
6. The Voice, Washtenaw CC, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Maria Rigou, editor
Keith Gave, adviser

Two-year Non-weekly Newspaper

1. El Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, Calif.
C. Harol Pierce, editor
C.W. Little, adviser
2. The Sentinel, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Christina Villagomez, editor
Geoff Carr, adviser
3. Crusader, Seward County CC, Liberal, Kan.

Website Enrollment Level 1

1. Bells, Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Waco, Texas
http://thebells.umhb.edu
2. Tulane Hullabaloo, Tulane Univ., New Orleans, La.
http://tulanehullabaloo.com
3. Old Gold and Black, Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, N.C.
http://www.oldgoldandblack.com
4. Forum, Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah
http://forumfortnightly.com
5. The Chimes, Biola Univ., La Mirada, Calif.
http://chimes.biola.edu
6. Equinox, Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
http://keene-equinox.com
7. Observer, Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, Ohio
observer.case.edu
8. The Beacon, Univ. of Portland, Portland, Ore.
http://upbeacon.com
9. The Rattler, St. Mary’s Univ., San Antonio, Texas
http://www.stmurattlernews.com
10. The Voice, Washtenaw CC, Ann Arbor, Mich.
http://washtenawvoice.com

Website Enrollment Level 2

1. The Banner, California Baptist Univ., Riverside, Calif.
http://cbubanner.com
2. Shield, Univ. of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Ind.
http://usishield.com
3. The Pendulum, Elon Univ., Elon, N.C.
http://www.elonpendulum.com
4. Griffon News, Missouri Western State Univ., St. Joseph, Mo.
http://www.thegriffonnnews.com
5. The Argonaut, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
http://uiargonaut.com
6. Las Positas Express, Las Positas College, Livermore, Calif.
http://lpcexpressnews.com
7. The Rocket, Slippery Rock Univ., Slippery Rock, Pa.
http://www.theonlinerocket.com
8. The Snapper, Millersville Univ., Millersville, Pa.
http://thesnapper.com
9. District, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga.
http://www.scaddistrict.com
10. The State Hornet, Sacramento State Univ., Sacramento, Calif.
Ryan Kuhn, editor
Holly Heyser, adviser

Website Enrollment Level 3

1. The Weal, SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary, Alberta
http://theweal.com
Giselle Wedemire, editor
Jim Cunningham, adviser
2. The Orion, California State Univ., Chico, Chico, Calif.
http://www.theorion.com
3. The Appalachian, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, N.C.
http://theappalachianonline.com
4. The Sun, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, Calif.
http://theswcsun.com
5. Highlander, Univ. of California, Riverside, Riverside, Calif.
http://highlandernews.org
6. The Easterner, Eastern Washington Univ., Cheney, Wash.
http://easterneronline.com
7. The Miami Hurricane, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
http://distractionmagazine.com
8. The Daily Eastern News, Eastern Illinois Univ., Charleston, Ill.
http://dailyeasternnews.com
9. Alestle, Southern Illinois Univ.-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Ill.
http://www.alestlelive.com
10. The Arkansas Traveler, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
http://uatrav.com

Website Enrollment Level 4

1. The Mace & Crown, Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, Va.
http://www.maceandcrown.com/
2. The Times, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, Wis.
http://www.matctimes360.com
3. The Daily Titan, California State Univ., Fullerton, Fullerton, Calif.
http://dailytitan.com
4. The Red & Black, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
http://redandblack.com
5. Corsair, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Calif.
http://thecorsaironline.com
6. UVU Review, Utah Valley Univ., Orem, Utah
http://www.uvureview.com
7. El Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, Calif.
http://eldonnews.org
8. The Signal, Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, Ga.
http://georgiastatesignal.com
9. Campus News, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, Calif.
http://elaccampusnews.com
10. The Shorthorn, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
http://theshorthorn.com

Yearbook 300 or More Pages

1. Round Up, Baylor Univ., Waco, Texas
2. Agromeck, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C.
Alex Sanchez, editor
Martha Collins, adviser
3. Tower, Northwest Missouri State Univ., Maryville, Mo.
Kari Colts, editor
Steven Chappell, adviser
4. Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana Univ., Hammond, La.
Michael Dinino, editor
Lee E. Lind/Lorraine F. Peppo, advisers
5. Campanile, Rice Univ., Houston, Texas
6. Ibis, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
Sandra Montalvo, editor
Randy Stano, adviser
7. Talisman, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, Ky.
Amber Plunkett, editor
Katie Clark/Charlotte Turtle, advisers
8. Arbutus, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, Ind.
RAchel Wisinski, editor
Ronald Johnson, adviser
9. Tower, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles, Calif.
Sheree Shea, editor
Tom Nelson, adviser
10. Razorback, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.

Yearbook Fewer than 300 pages

1. Warbler, Eastern Illinois Univ., Charleston, Ill.
2. Blue and Gold, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
Delia Li, editor
Chris Wong, adviser
3. Griffon Yearbook, Missouri Western State Univ., St. Joseph, Mo.
4. Crossings, Roger Williams Univ., Bristol, R.I.
5. Ilium, Taylor Univ., Upland, Ind.
Taylor Blake, editor
Mike Saunier, adviser
6. Edda, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Alexandra Hjerpe, editor
Janet Blank-Libra/Jeffrey Miller, advisers
7. Citadel, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Calif.
8. Excalibur, Evangel Univ., Springfield, Mo.
Anna Lester, editor
Nancy Pace-Miller, adviser
9. Diverge, SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary, Alberta
10. Diorama, Univ. of North Alabama, Florence, Ala.