About Us

The Sojourn is the student newspaper of Indiana Wesleyan University. The Sojourn exists to serve the university community by providing its members with fair, balanced and accurate news in the Spirit of Christ

A list of awards won by The Sojourn is below.

2012-2013

Society of Professional Journalists of Indiana
Third place: Jeremy Sharp, Best Spot News Reporting

Indiana Collegiate Press Association

All-level
Third place: Jeremy Sharp, Ben Middelkamp and Elise Hulce, Best Breaking News Reporting Online; Jeremy Sharp, Ben Middelkamp and Elise Hulce, Best Special Presentation Online; Haley Page, Jeremy Sharp and Ben Middelkamp, Best Use of Twitter

Division III
First place: Staff, Best Overall Design; Staff, Best Single Issue; Josh Gales, Aaron Goshen and Jeremy Sharp, Best Photo Essay or Picture Story; Jeremy Sharp, Best Sports News Story
Second place: Staff, Best Front Page
Third place: Jeremy Sharp and Ali Cravens, Best News Feature Reporting

2011-2012

Hoosier State Press Association
First place: Best opinion writing, Steven Porter

Society of Professional Journalists of Indiana
Second place: Informational graphic, Steven Porter; spot news, Rachel Pyle
Third place: Sports reporting, Jeremy Sharp; spot news, Lauren Sawyer
Honorable mention: Non-deadline news, Molly Meyer

Indiana Collegiate Press Association

All-level
Third place: Use of Twitter, staff

Division II
First place: Opinion column, Steven Porter & Molly Meyer
Second place: Breaking news reporting, Molly Meyer & Steven Porter; entertainment column, Lauren Sawyer; feature page, Rachel Pyle, Molly Meyer & Hannah Towler
Third place: Sports news story, Rachel Pyle; sports photo, Josh Gales; themed issue, staff

2010-2011

National College Media Convention
Ninth place: Best four-year broadsheet (only Christian or private school honored)

Hoosier State Press Association
Second place: Best photo, Caas Carby
Third place: Best news story, Molly Meyer

Indiana Collegiate Press Association
Division II
First place: Feature page, Bethany Ezawa; Informational graphic, Hannah Towler & Allison Dowell; Sports column, Chase Evans
Second place: Overall design, Staff; Editorial cartoon, Devin Smith; Entertainment story, Bethany Ezawa
Third place: Sports page, Chase Evans

2009-2010

Indiana Collegiate Press Association
Division II
First place: Best overall design, staff; best feature page, Dani Wolowec and Garrett Johnson; best infographics, Garrett Johnson; best feature photo, Kyle Mingle; best sports column, Chase Evans
Second place: Best special issue, staff; best stand-alone section, Dani Wolowec and Garrett Johnson; best front-page design, Garrett Johnson
Third place: Newspaper of the year, staff; best special issue, staff; best breaking news reporting, Mike Britt; best infographics, Garrett Johnson

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