The Daily Toreador Wins Big with the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
October 25, 2011
The student-operated newspaper recently earned 13 honors in the 2011 Gold Circle competition.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association sponsors events, such as the Gold Circle
competition, to highlight the best practices in student writing, editing and publishing.
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Texas Tech student campus newspaper, The Daily Toreador, received 13 honors in the
2011 Gold Circle competition sponsored by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). The CSPA sponsors annual contests to seek out and publicize the best practices
in student writing, editing and publishing.
According to the Columbia University website, The Gold Circle Awards honor the best
work completed by student reporters, editors, designers, photographers, artists,
poets, fiction writers and other student staff members.
Susan Peterson, managing director of student media, said she is proud of the dedication
the students show in the newsroom every class day.
“The students made improving local coverage and design a priority last year and it
paid off,” she said. “Any time you can win this many awards against the best college
media programs in the country, it’s a huge accomplishment.”
The Texas Tech award winners are as follows:
- Jon Arnold and Tommy Magelssen, news writing category, certificate of merit for “Former
- Tony Cardone, personal opinion/on-campus issues category, second place for “Gun Ownership
- Britton Peele, personal opinion/on-campus issues category, first place for “Bullying
- Arnold, sports commentary category, certificate of merit for “Big Enough-Secrecy
of Big 12” and certificate of merit for “Tech in Danger of Missing Bowl”
- Magelssen, sports features category, first place for “Dunn Dirty”
- Sam Grenadier, photo illustration/portfolio category, second place
- Grenadier, single advertising photography category, first place for the Housing Guide
- Kevin Cullen, typography/designed or art headline category, third place
- Cullen, page one design/broadsheet category, first place for “Good Knight”
- Cullen, sports page design/broadsheet category, first place for “Not in Our House”
and certificate of merit for “Big 12 Toss Up”
- Cullen, sports page design/portfolio category, first place
For a look at The Daily Toreador’s stories, please visit http://www.dailytoreador.com/.
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