The Ubyssey won nine national student journalism awards last weekend at the John H. McDonald Awards for Excellence in Student Journalism in Hamilton, ON.
After receiving 16 nominations, Ubyssey staff won 6 awards for specific articles, The Ubyssey as a whole won Student Publication of the Year and two of our editors won recognition awards for their contributions to student journalism in Canada. We are so grateful to the Canadian University Press for this recognition.
Arts & Culture Writing Award
Jasmine Cadeliña Manango, “To all the stories I haven’t told yet: Finding my voice as a Filipina scholar”
Tova Gaster, “The Dingbat: Buchanan B can’t fool me — that’s a pole, not a French tutor”
Disability Reporting Award
Charlotte Alden, “BC’s autism assessment process is slow and expensive. For students seeking accommodations, that’s a problem”
Feature Writing Award (Over $75k)
Carter Dungate, “Student defenders of Fairy Creek”
Investigative Reporting Award (Over $75k)
Nathan Bawaan, “Over $19 million of UBC’s endowment invested in companies tied to Uyghur genocide”
Prize for Digital Storytelling
Diana Hong, Nathan Bawaan, Marieta-rita Ose Osezua, Alex Fuster; “UBC students take part in Sprouts-organized walkout”
Student Journalist of the Year
Student Photojournalist of the Year
Student Publication of the Year