HBU Press Releases

The Collegian places first in Overall Excellence at TIPA

April 8, 2013

The Collegian, HBU’s official student newspaper, participated in the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s university competition April 4-6. At the Division 4 level, The Collegian placed first in overall excellence, tying with Tyler Junior College’s newspaper, Apache Pow-Wow.

In addition, HBU student journalists received 11 individual awards:

2nd – Christopher James (Sports Column)
2nd – Christopher James (Sports News Story)
2nd – Maryam Ghaffar (Advertisement Design)
2nd – Alexis Shelly (Headline)
2nd – Brandon Porter (Sports Feature Story)
3rd – Katie Brown (Opinion Page Design)
3rd – Katie Brown (Sports Feature Photo)
3rd – Alexis Shelly (Feature Story)
HM – Phanuel Roxas & Nayeli Cabrera (Feature Page Design)
HM – Maryam Ghaffar (Sports Action Photo)
HM – Katie Brown (Critical Review)

“It’s great to see everyone’s hard work come to fruition,” said sophomore Katie Brown, editor in chief for The Collegian. “I know the awards will motivate us to work even harder next year.”