City Times wins 3 first place awards

Nico Smedley, correspondent and Nico Smedley, correspondent

At its annual awards ceremony last month, the California College Media Association awarded City Times with two first place prizes within its division, one in the “General Excellence” category and the second for “Overall Design.”

The organization stated on its website that the student newspaper displayed “Good stories, good photos, good headlines, smart captions and gorgeous design. This is a very good newspaper.”

City Times also received first place in the 2009-2010 Scholastic Newspaper Awards, a national competition that is administered by the American Scholastic Press Association.