The Ithacan has been named "Best College Newspaper in New York State" for 2004 by the New York Press Association.
The paper competed against both weekly and daily newspapers in New York State for the honor. While the Ithacan had placed first in the state against other weekly newspapers for four of the five previous years, this is the first year the dailies and weeklies were combined in the contest.
The paper also bested the competition in the following categories:
In addition, individual staff members received the following awards:
The awards were presented on April 9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albany during the NYPA's spring convention.