OR MagazineThe Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) awarded a Gold Crown to the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) student-run digital publication, OR Magazine, for best College Digital Publication.

Crown awards are the highest awards given to student print or digital medium for overall excellence. The 2015 Crown Awards program had 1,203 digital, print newspapers, magazines and yearbooks eligible for judging. According to CSPA, during Crown consideration, publications are judged on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage and writing.

“It’s a testament to the caliber of work our students are doing,” says SOJC professor and faculty advisor Ed Madison. “We have stellar young people who continue to amaze me.”

OR Magazine was established in 2011 and was the nation’s first student-produced magazine for tablets.

The CSPA is an international student press association uniting student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges and award programs.

Story by Jessica Glackin ‘15