Advocate Newspaper Wins 15 Awards

The Advocate, your source of MHCC news and entertainment, is pleased to announce it brought home 15 awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2014 Collegiate Day on Friday, racking up three more awards than last year.
Some of the honors include second-place General Excellence honors, based on judges' cover-to-cover assessment of three complete issues; first place Best Section and Best Website; and second place Best Design.

The newspaper competed against two-year schools across the state, as well as non-daily newspapers at Oregon universities in some categories. Results were announced at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, following break-out seminars for student journalists. 

The Advocate publishes 31 times a year and is multi-faceted. Video features are produced weekly and posted on the website, and the paper maintains a strong social media presence. 

There are four issues remaining this school year, concluding on June 6. 

A complete list of awards:
First place Best Section — Katelyn Hilsenbeck, Greg Leonov, Rebecca Gaulke
First and third place Best Review — Danny Perez-Crouse
First place Best Sports Story — Aaron Marshall
First place Best Columnist — Danny Perez-Crouse
First place Best Website 
Second place General Excellence
Second place Best Sports Story — Cameron Miller
Second place Best Sports Photo — Carole Riggs
Second place Best Design
Second place Best Graphic — Heather Golan
Second place Best Columnist — Rebecca Gaulke
Second place Best Cartooning — Heather Golan
Third place Best News Story — Katelyn Hilsenbeck
Third place Best Editorial — Danny Perez Crouse

The Advocate may be found online at

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