IDS wins 4 of 5 HSPA contest categories
The Indiana Daily Student placed first in four of the five categories for the 2019 Hoosier State Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest College Division.
- Feature Story: Laurel Demkovich, BAJ’19, “Eminent domain”
- News Story: Junior Caroline Anders, “‘She should’ve known better.'”
- Photo: Senior Matt Begala, “Tree of Life Memorial“
- Sports Story: Senior Sarah Verschoor, “A racist trustee’s name was taken off an IU gym. Supporters want Bill Garrett’s name on it to right history.”
Additionally, Murphy Wheeler, Cert’19, wrote two sports feature stories in MSCH-B432: Advanced Sports Writing, that were published in the Paoli News-Republican.
One story, “New coach Brian Glesing brings love of football to Paoli,” placed third for Best Sports News or Feature Coverage. The second, “Still Standing,” placed first in the same category and was also a Story of the Year finalist.