Awards

Written by: Staff

The College VOICE has won the following awards for 2012-2013MOE-280K_Logo

NJCPA awards 2013 ReduxPressPatriotsAppleAward_Laura

 

 

 

The College VOICE has won the following 2011-2012 New Jersey Collegiate Press Association’s Better Newspaper awards:

 

3rd place for General Excellence

and the Sweepstakes Award

1st place for News Writing
“Print card machine” – Sierra Downs

1st place for Bio/Personality profile
“Irene Calabria” – Stephen Harrison

2nd place opinion writing
“DADT” and “Ellen” – Sierra Downs

3rd place sports writing
“Erie Explosion” -Val DaGrain

1st place investigative reporting
“Prescription drug abuse” – Daniela Rocha

1st place general photography
“Nazi rally in Trenton” – Keris & Pomerantz

1st place sports photo
“Die hard winter surfers” – Dan Asnis

First place for photo illustration

 “Prescription drug abuse” -Daniela Rocha

Second place for photo illustration

“MCCC – No escape!” – Laura Pollack

Third place for photo illustration

“Voyage of the print card machine” – Matthew Arnold

The College VOICE has won awards in the following categories for the Society of Profesional Journalists

Mark of Excellence Awards for Region 1

2010-2011

First place winners from Region 1 advance to the national round.

Best All-Around Non-Daily Two Year- Third Place for Region 1

 

In-Depth Reporting -For: Prescription drug abuse on campus

By: Daniela Rocha

First Place for Region 1

National Finalist

General News Photography -For: Restaurant 230

By: Jason Pomerantz

First Place for Region 1

National Finalist

Sports Photography -For: Trenton Steel look to Catch Erie Explosion

By: Val DaGrain

First Place for Region 1

General News Reporting – For: Nazi student on campus

By: Anna Bosted

Third Place for Region 1

 

General Column Writing For: Don’t eat organic!

By: Ken Napier

Second Place for Region 1

These days, our markets are filled with items labeled as Organic or Pesticide Free, claiming benefits from their natural cultivation methods.

“I like buying organic food because…I don’t know…I don’t know why I eat organic foods. I think organic food tastes better,” said Christine Gwin, a hippy and junior at Rutgers.

Muhammad Ali and Dick Winters didn’t buy organic, and I’ll bet they could kick that hippy’s ass.

Actually, “Organic foods have never been shown to be healthier, more nutritious or more safe than conventional foods, despite dozens of scientific studies. There is no weight that organic is better or healthier for you.” says Alex Avery of The Hudson Institute Center for Global Food Issues in a CNN in-depth report.

In fact, organic food might even be WORSE FOR YOU than normal chemically soaked fruits and veggies. Many of the modern farming methods and chemicals that organic products forgo in favor absolutely nothing were put in place for a reason

Feature Writing For: Soccer star Irene Calabria learned to play with the boys

First Place for Region 1

National Finalist

By: Stephen Harrison

 


 OTHER RECENT AWARDS

March 2012, College Media Association Apple Award

 


 OLDER AWARDS

Society of Professional Journalists

Mark of Excellence Awards

2009-2010

Best All-Around Non-Daily Two Year- First Place Region 1 – First Place in the Nation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General News Photography -For: Wind Storm Batters Aviation Fleet

By: Jason Pomerantz

First Place for Region 1

Sports Photography -For: Vikings Men’s Soccer Team Takes Essex 2-1

By: CJ Harker

First Place for Region 1 – First Place in the Nation

Feature Photography -For: Roadside Memorials

By: CJ Harker

First Place for Region 1

Photo Illustration -For: Crime Uptick

By: Jason Pomerantz

First Place for Region 1

In-Depth Reporting -For: As Megan’s Law turns 15, are we any safer?

By: Daniela Rocha

First Place for Region 1 - First Place in the Nation

General News Reporting -For: Law & Disorder: Sheriff interrupts class 

By: Dmitry Gurvits

First Place for Region 1 – National Finalist

General News Reporting -For: 9/11 Memorial stirs controversy

By: Daniela Rocha

Second Place for Region 1 


 

Breaking News Reporting -For: Murder and manhunt in Mercer County

By: Sara Gatling & Dmitry Gurvits

First Place for Region 1 – National Finalist

Breaking News Reporting -For: High school students protest education cuts

By: Kelly Smith

Second Place for Region 1


 Associated Collegiate Press Award 2010

 


Print Friendly

CAMPUS CRIME REPORTS: Mercer files annual reports revealing low crime, doesn’t fix years of incorrect filings

By: Kevin Xavier and Carl Fedorko The rape and murder of a Lehigh University sophomore, Jeanne Clery, drew national attention […]

Mental health care difficult for Mercer students to access due to stigma and lack of availability

  In a typical week, Dorothy Gasparro sits down with twelve to fifteen Mercer students to help them work through […]

Judges rule text senders could be liable in civil court

Three New Jersey State Appeals Court judges: Judges Ashrafi, Espinosa and Guadagno, announced on August 27, 2013 that text senders, […]

Mercer County Community College Baseball still alive in JUCO World Series, sets new record for wins

After suffering a walk-off loss 3-2 on Sunday Mercer Baseball bounced back yesterday with a 5-2 victory over Vincennes University […]

Mercer County Community College Takes on Cecil College in the NJCAA Super Regional Tournament

Mercer Baseball is now two wins away from the Junior College World Series after winning the Region 19 Championship 17-3 […]

MCCC Vice President Guy Generals Moving on to CCP

Mercer Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals Jr. will be leaving the college to be the next […]

Junior College World Series in Vikings’ sights after best season on record for Mercer County Community College

After having their final week of games washed away by rain the Vikings finished the 2014 regular season ranked No. […]

Letter to the Editor – Ambiguity is a fact of life

The following is a letter to the editor and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the VOICE editorial staff. […]

Obamacare’s extreme length makes it ripe for repeal

The government trend of drafting several-thousand-page legislation eliminates people from the political process and makes government less transparent. The Affordable […]

Mercer County Community College baseball earns No. 2 National ranking faces rival Lackawanna Saturday

Hunting for the first National Championship in school history Mercer baseball (29-4) has jumped up a spot to no. 2 […]

MCCC faculty contract ratified by Board of Trustees, ends bitter dispute

For the last seven months Mercer’s faculty union and the college’s administrators have been locked in a heated negotiation over […]

MCCC fashion program is steadily growing under Allegra Ceci’s guidance

Asia Mack, a second year fashion design student at Mercer, wasn’t sure what to major in when she finally picked […]

MCCC nursing student Sarah Poinsett beats cancer

Sarah Poinsett was 26 years old, working full time in a daycare, raising her six-year-old, Kayla, on her own, and […]

Rock band No Reason records “Every Path Has a Purpose”, goes on tour

Up and coming local rock band No Reason has been playing in the area lately. Founded in January 2011 as […]

C&C Cafe in Trenton features great Caribbean food

A mixture of Caribbean and soul food can be found at C&C Cafe which is located on the bottom level […]

This site is protected by Comment SPAM Wiper.
Social links powered by Ecreative Internet Marketing