On Thursday May 10, The Daily was honored for exceptional journalism by the Michigan College Press Association. 16 Michigan college newspapers submitted 816 entries to the contest, and the Daily was the recipient of 14 awards, 13 for editorial content and one for advertising. Past MCPA president Joanne Williams said, "It is more important than ever to recognize and encourage good, impactful journalism. That is what our college newspapers are doing, and with support and recognition from contests and professionals in the field, that will continue."
Congratulations to all Daily staffers for their achievements in college journalism:
Ryan McLoughlin, 1st place in Feature Photo for "Visual Statement: Mud Bowl"
Max Kuang, 1st place in News – Only Photo for "Lucha por Lordes"
Max Lubell, 2nd place in Column – Review or Blog – News or Sports for "Shifting away from criminalization"
Max Kuang, 2nd place in Feature Photo for "Photos of the Week: October 21-27, 2016 – 'Groove'"
Avi Sholkoff, 2nd place in Feature Story for "The Pedicab Man: the story behind Boober Tours"
Brian Kuang, 2nd place in Investigative Reporting for "The Twilight of Newspapers in Ann Arbor"
Sam Mousigian, 2nd place in Sports Photo for "Redshirt Sophomore forward D.J. Wilson in the Big 10 Tournament championship game against Wisconsin on Sunday"
Daily Design Staff, 2nd place in Special Advertising Section for "My Baby's Graduating"
Stephanie Mullings, 3rd place in Column – Review or Blog – News or Sports for "Empty chairs"
Daily Editorial Board, 3rd place in Editorial for "From the Daily: State should pass sexual assault bills"
Alexa St. John, 3rd place in Investigative Reporting for "UPDATE: Undercover police and University partner to target underage drinking on holidays, gamedays"
Michelle Sheng, Honorable Mention in Original Cartoon Editorial or Entertainment for "I don't believe in business"
Sean Lang, Honorable Mention in Best Writer
Asif Becher, Honorable Mention in Column – Review or Blog – News or Sports for "This is the story of a girl, or why Green Light makes you want to dance and cry all at once"
Orion Sang, Honorable Mention in Feature Story for "Unwanted, unconventional and unrelenting: the Michael Wroblewski story"