Award Winners

Society of Professional Journalists 2005 Southern California Excellence in Journalism University of La Verne award winners

Campus Times

Best Newspaper:

• Second Place: Campus Times

Best News Story:

• First Place: Nila Priyambodo, “College students victims of credit”

• Second Place: Nila Priyambodo and Tracy Spicer, “ULV law school accreditation”

• Third Place: Chrissy Zehrbach and Tracy Spicer, “Athens campus closure”

• Honorable mention: Bailey Porter, “Morning after pill accessible”

Best Feature Story:

• First Place: Jessica Warden, “Blood, cells bring quick cash”

Best Sports Story:

• First Place: Steven Falls, “Obesity weighs heavy in football”

• Second Place: Steven Falls, “Renovation displaces athletic program”

Best Column:

• Third Place: Bailey Porter, “ Recalling sights and sounds of home”

Best Editorial:

• Second Place: Campus Times staff, “Commencement crisis coming”

Best News/Feature Photo:

• Honorable Mention: Reina Santa Cruz, “Two Timothys”

Best Sports Photo:

• First Place: Jenna Campbell, “Softball vs. Menlo”

• Third Place: Emmah Obradovich, “ Swimming vs. Caltech”

Best Editorial Cartoon/ Illusration:

• Third Place: Adam Omernik, “Iraq: Sooner or Later”


Best TV Feature Segment:

• First Place: Tim Ciancio, “ Maloof foundation”

• Second Place: Yesel Manrique, “Fairview Farms”

La Verne Magazine

Best Magazine General Excellence:

• First Place: La Verne Magazine, Winter 2005

Matt Paulson, Editor

• Second Place: La Verne Magazine, Summer 2005

Amby Sarabia, Editor

Best Magazine Non-Fiction Story

• First Place: Kenneth Todd Ruiz, “Not your typical hide and seek”

• Second Place: Bailey Porter, “ Beyond the nuclear family”

• Third Place: Valerie Rojas, “The sweeter side of success”

• Honorable Mention: Erin Zabarnick, “Joining the motor home cult”

• Honorable Mention: Jonathan Corral, “Kicking around the truth about Nixon”

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