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The Daily Illini wins second place in general excellence at ICPA

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The Daily Illini staff traveled to Chicago on Saturday for the Illinois College Press Association award ceremony.

The Daily Illini staff traveled to Chicago on Saturday for the Illinois College Press Association award ceremony.

Photo courtesy of Ljupka Gjorgjevska

Photo courtesy of Ljupka Gjorgjevska

The Daily Illini staff traveled to Chicago on Saturday for the Illinois College Press Association award ceremony.

By Karen Liu, Assistant News Editor

The Daily Illini won more than 20 awards, including second place in general excellence for daily collegiate newspapers and first place in online news site, at the Illinois College Press Association annual conference in Chicago this weekend.

Dozens of Illinois college newspapers attended the conference and more than 1,000 entries were submitted in the competition.

The Vidette from Illinois State University won first place in general excellence for daily collegiate newspaper.

Online

General excellence:

First place

Design

Editorial cartoon: 

Second place

Front page layout: 

Third place

Feature page layout:

First place

Sports page layout:

Honorable mention

Creative works 

Advertisement less than full page: 

First place — Creative works staff

Third place — Creative works staff

In-house promotional ads:

Honorable mention

Advertising campaign

First place — Creative works staff

News

News story:

Third place

Sports

Sports news story: 

Honorable mention

Sports story: 

First place

Sports feature story:

Honorable mention

Sports column: 

Honorable mention

Second place

Features 

Features story:

Honorable mention

In-depth reporting

Honorable mention

Opinions

Editorial:

Second place

Photo 

Features photo: 

Third place

Spot news photo:

Third place

Second place

Supplements

Classified section:

Third place

Copy writing

Headline writing:

Third place

Multimedia reporting

First place

Second place

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