The Ithacan has once again been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State by the New York Press Association. The award, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, was announced April 5 at the organization’s annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Ithacan Contributing Writer Ramya Vijayagopal ’17 and News Editor Sabrina Knight ’16 and accepted the awards on behalf of the paper.
The awards are for work produced during calendar year 2013 (Kelsey O’Connor, spring 2013 editor-in-chief; Megan Devlin, fall 2013 editor-in-chief).
In addition to being named the best overall college paper in the state, The Ithacan and its staff members received the following awards:
Awards for the Paper
First Place for Best Website
First Place for Best Sports Coverage
Second Place for Editorial Writing
Third Place for General Excellence
Honorable Mention for Design
Awards for Individuals
First Place for Column Writing — Ramya Vijayagopal ’17
Second Place for Column Writing — Rachael Hartford ’13
First Place for Photography — Shawn Steiner ’13
Third Place for Photography — Durst Breneiser ’15