The Orion Wins Multiple Awards in Statewide, National Competitions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 03-10-2014

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs
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Mark Plenke, Advisor
The Orion
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California State University, Chico’s student-run newspaper, The Orion, took home 12 awards in two days from several collegiate newspaper competitions. 

CSU, Chico students won 10 awards in the California College Media Association’s (CCMA) 2013-14 Excellence in Student Media contest, including first place for General Excellence, third place for Overall Newspaper Design and eight individual awards. Announced at a reception in San Diego March 1, the awards represent work from calendar year 2013, when The Orion was headed by then-fourth-year students Jenna Valdespino and Ben Mullin in spring and fall, respectively.

The complete release is available on the CSU, Chico News website.