Blog: The Daily Aztec named ‘Best College Newspaper’ at Excellence in Journalism Awards

Stories in news, opinion, features and video were also recognized

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San Diego State’s independent student newspaper was awarded “Best College Newspaper” by the San Diego Press Club at the 44th annual Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Among the awards earned by the newspaper were first place recognition for news and opinion writing.

Awards earned by The Daily Aztec:

1st Place: Best College Newspaper, The Daily Aztec Staff

1st Place: College Print, News, “SDSU faces questions about sexual assault,” Will Fritz

1st Place: College Print, Opinion/Commentary, “Like Spencer, he did Nazi it coming,” Andrew Dyer

2nd Place: College Print, Opinion/Commentary, “The true cost of cheap eats,” Cassidy McCombs

2nd Place: College Print, Column, “Grabbing Back,” Andrea Lopez-Villafaña

2nd Place: College Print, Cover Design, “Hillary vs. Trump,” Hannah Lingle-Veale

2nd Place: College Print, Reviews, “Indie icon returns with ambition,” Andrew Dyer

2nd Place: College TV, Feature Reporting, “Daily Aztec Does: Marching Band,” Adriana Heldiz, Cami Buckman

3rd Place: College TV, General News Story, “SDSU community members among thousands in San Diego Women’s March,” Adriana Heldiz, Mackenzie Boss

The Daily Aztec has been serving the San Diego State campus and community for 104 years. The newspaper publishes print and video content daily online as well as a weekly print edition.

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