The New York Press Association has named The Ithacan the Best Overall College Newspaper in New York State for 2012 in its annual Better College Newspaper competition. The award was presented April 6 at the NYPA’s annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The paper also received a Second Place Award for Design and a Second Place Award for Sports Coverage. The awards are for work published during the 2012 calendar year (Aaron Edwards ’12, spring semester editor; Kelsey O'Connor ’13, fall semester editor).
In addition, the following individual Ithacan staff members received awards:
- Allie Healy ’14, First Place for Feature Story, for "Misconception," February 16, 2012, p. 13.
- Megan Devlin ’14, First Place for Photography, for the lead photo in “Foreign Focus,” March 29, 2012, p. 28.
- Sabrina Knight ’16, Second Place for Photography, for “When Push Comes to Shove,” October 11, 2012, p. 28.
- Candace King ’15, Honorable Mention for Feature Writing, for “Man in the Middle,” April 12, 2012, p. 15.
Megan Devlin’s photo is shown above. Both winning photos is can be viewed in The Ithacan’s online PDF archive.