Staff writers, designers and photographers received awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 36th Gold Circle Awards Program.
Certificate of Merit: Junior Caroline Anders, “She should've known better.”
In-Depth News/Feature Story
First place: Senior Sarah Verschoor, “Reconsidering history”
Second place: Laurel Demkovich, BAJ ‘19, “Eminent domain”
Certificate of Merit: Senior Lydia Gerike, “Open secret”
Personal Opinion: Off-Campus Issues
Certificate of Merit: Senior Christine Fernando, “Should we be showing children anti-feminist Disney classics?”
Certificate of Merit: Senior Emma Getz, “‘Sesame Street’ should respect the loving relationship of Bert and Ernie”
Second place: Junior Jaclyn Ferguson, “The beautiful journey of being biracial”
Third place: Junior Phillip Steinmetz, “Cutters win second straight men’s Little 500 title, 14th in history”
Third place: Sophomore Matt Cohen, “King of the Pool”
Certificate of Merit: Senior Cameron Drummond, “Anime and T-shirts: The legacy of IU men's basketball player Juwan Morgan”
Certificate of Merit: Emily Miles, BAJ ‘19, “The role models”
Certificate of Merit: Junior Lexi Haskell, “Brett Becker”
Second place: Senior Hannah Boufford, “Justice for Merlin”
First place: Junior Joe Schroeder, “After the midterm elections, campus reacts to a split Congress”
Second place: Emily Abshire, BAJ ‘18, “Voter Guide” graphic
Op-Ed or News Analysis Page Design
First place: Emily Abshire, BAJ ‘18, “Nike Just did it”
First place: Senior Matt Rasnic, “Little 500 Guide”
Page One Design
Second place: Junior Madelyn Powers and senior Matt Rasnic, “24 hours of shootings”
Feature Page Design Category
First place: Junior Madelyn Powers, “Spread the love”
Third place: Junior Annie Aguiar, “Watch the throne”
Sports Page Design
First place: Senior Kendra Wilson, “Black Key Bulls”
First place: Junior Annie Aguiar, “Globetrotting through the Hoosier state”
Alternative Story Form
Certificate of Merit: IDS staff, “Voter Guide” graphic
Certificate of Merit: IDS staff, “Indiana turns against the tide”
Single Subject News or Feature Package
First place: IDS staff, “Little 500 Guide”
Third place: IDS staff, “Orienter”
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