Student Life wins 18 Missouri college newspaper awards

and | Senior News Editors

Student Life, Washington University’s independent student newspaper, won 18 awards in the 2018 Missouri College Media Association newspaper contest, which honors excellence in Missouri collegiate journalism published in 2018.

Student Life won second place in the Division 1 Sweepstakes contest, which awards papers points for wins in the contest’s 25 categories. The newspaper was also given an honorable mention for best overall newspaper in Division 1. The Muleskinner, the University of Central Missouri’s newspaper, was awarded best overall newspaper in the state of Missouri.

News Writing:

Emma Baker — WPA survey finds widespread sexual violence across WU fraternities (2nd place)

Editorial Writing:

Student Life Editorial Board — Fool me twice (1st place)

Feature Writing:

Jon Lewis — Life after death: Inside the afterlife of the East End pin oaks (3rd place)

In-Depth News Reporting:

Chaluan Lomax & Matthew Wallace — Band of Brothers (three-part series) (3rd place)

Investigative Reporting:

Chalaun Lomax — A breakdown of faculty diversity in the College of Arts and Sciences (3rd place)


Matthew Wallace — It’s Black with a capital B (honorable mention)

Entertainment Review:

Kya Vaughn — ‘The Hate U Give’: A memoir for life in St. Louis (2nd place)

Feature Photography:

Ryan Yang — EMOTION in Brookings (3rd place)

Nonpolitical/Entertainment Cartoon:

Mimi Shang — Fall feelings (1st place)

Information Graphic:

Brandon Wilburn — In your own words: Washington University in Focus (2nd place)

Information Graphic:

Katy Hutson and Brandon Wilburn — Choosing to vote in Missouri or absentee? Choose wisely and choose quickly (1st place)

Editorial/Op-Ed Page:

Tyler Sabloff – Forum 4-19-18 (2nd place)

Photo Page:

Jiyoon Kang and Grace Bruton – Carnaval 2018: Unidad (honorable mention)

Photo Page:

Grace Bruton and Ryan Yang – EMOTION in Brookings (3rd place)

Feature Page:

Elena Quinones and Brandon Wilburn – Breaking down barriers: The state of accessibility on campus (honorable mention)

Special Section or Supplement:

Sam Seekings and Chalaun Lomax – WU: In Focus (1st place)

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