Student publications win top awards at Indiana Collegiate Press Association Convention

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Main Building. Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame

Main Building. Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame

Three University of Notre Dame student publications won top awards at the Indiana Collegiate Press Association (ICPA) Convention in Indianapolis.

The Observer, Notre Dame's student newspaper, won 30 awards, including second place in the Division I Newspaper of the Year category and second place for Best Overall Website Design.

Scholastic, the University’s student newsmagazine, won ICPA Newsmagazine of the Year for the third straight year, winning awards in news, sports and opinion writing, design and photography.

The Juggler, the University’s student literary magazine, tied for Literary Magazine of the Year, winning awards for poetry, design and short stories.

Scholastic and the Juggler are sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. The Observer is supported by advertising revenue and a subscription fee paid by students of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College and Holy Cross College.

The ICPA is an association of more than 40 student newspapers, magazines, yearbooks and online publications that supports student journalism as well as free speech and a free press on campuses statewide.

Contact: Erin Blasko, assistant director of media relations, 574-631-4127, eblasko@nd.edu