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CSPA presents 26 Gold, 23 Silver Crowns at 2006 Collegiate Awards Convocation
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced its top awards for collegiate publications at the 28th annual College Media Convention.
Of the 2,016 current CSPA members eligible to enter the Crown Awards, 1,472 magazines, newspapers and yearbooks actually submitted copies for this judging. Judging took place at Columbia University from December 17-20, 2005 by the Board of Crown Judges. Publications were judged on writing/editing, design, concept, photography, art and graphics.
Fifteen college newspapers, six magazines, and five yearbooks received Gold Crown Awards while 23 other college publications received the second highest CSPA award, known as the Silver Crown. Gold Crowns have been presented annually since 1982, and Silver Crowns have been given since 1984.
The Awards Convocation took place at the Grand Ballroom, The Roosevelt Hotel, East 45th Street and Madison Avenue, New York City on Saturday, March 18th at 2 p.m.
Edmund J. Sullivan presented plaques to those winners attending the Convention. Sullivan is executive director of professional prizes at the Graduate School of Journalism and executive director of the CSPA. Remaining awards will be mailed to winners beginning March 27th.Gold College Magazine Crowns
American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
Grub Street, Towson University, Towson, MD;
Hair Trigger 27, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
The Ampersand, Webster University, St. Louis, MO;
The Bridge, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA;
Tuesday Magazine, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Silver College Magazines Crowns
515, Drake University, Des Moines, IA;
Aura Literary Arts Review, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL;
Baily's Beads, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bradford, PA;
Miamibiance, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;
Myriad, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ;
The Huron River, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI;
Voices, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL.
Gold College Newspaper Crowns
Collegian (Fall '04), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
Collegian (Spring '05), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
El Don (Fall '04), Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
El Don (Spring '05), Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
Indiana Daily Student (Fall '04), Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, IN;
Indiana Daily Student (Spring '05), Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, IN;
Iowa State Daily (Spring '05), Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
The Daily News (Fall '04), Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
The Daily News (Spring '05), Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
The Daily Pennsylvanian (Spring '05), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
The Daily Texas (Fall '04), University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
The Daily Texas (Spring '05), University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
The Oklahoma Daily (Fall '04), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
The Oklahoma Daily (Spring '05), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
The Shorthorn (Fall '04), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.
Silver College Newspapers Crown
College Heights Herald (Fall '04), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
College Heights Herald (Spring '05), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
F Newsmagazine (Spring '05), School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL;
Northwest Missourian (Spring '05), Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
Oregon Daily Emerald (Spring '05), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
The Bison (Spring '05), Harding University, Searcy, AR;
The Daily Collegeian (Fall '04), The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA;
The Michigan Daily (Fall '04), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;
The Michigan Daily (Spring '05), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;
The State Press (Spring '05), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
Gold College Yearbook Crowns
CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.