The Society of Professional Journalists will recognize students from The Universe at this year’s Region 9 Mark of Excellence Awards.
The following submissions are among the top three finalists in their respective categories. Winners will be announced at the Region 9 Spring Conference at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, April 24–25.
Staff of The Universe — Best All-Around Non Daily Student Newspaper
Katie Nielson and Trent Christiansen — Bent, but not broken
Lucy Schouten — Trouble in paradise: America’s forests in crisis
BYU School of Communications students Shelbi Anderson, Jeff Wade, Ricardo Quintana and Jared Jakins will also be recognized for their independent project Breaking the Class Ceiling.