The Burr

Burr Fall 2016 Staff The Burr Magazine, Kent State’s general interest student magazine, was named the best student magazine in the nation by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Kent State also earned national finalist status in two categories in SPJ’s annual national Mark of Excellence Awards competition. In each category, SPJ chooses one winner and up...

Burr Fall 2016 Staff The Burr Magazine, Kent State’s general interest student magazine, was named the best student magazine in the nation by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Kent State also earned national finalist status in two categories in SPJ’s annual national Mark of Excellence Awards competition. In each category, SPJ chooses one winner and up...

Burr Fall 2016 Staff The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Magazine Division recognized two Kent State student publications for excellence in magazine writing and design. Of the more than 200 entries, The Burr and Fusion earned four awards in the competition. Investigation and Analysis  Third place, "Two Seconds in Cudell,”...

Burr Fall 2016 Staff Kent State has won two finalist placements in the national Society of Professional Journalists  (SPJ) 2013 Mark of Excellence Awards:  the Burr’s “The KSU Bucket List” issue (November 2013) for Best Student Ma gazine, and JMC senior Brian Smith’s “Piling On” for Best Sports Photography. Both were also first-place winners in...

Burr Fall 2016 Staff The Daily Kent Stater and The Burr both placed in the top 10 in “Best of Show” at the Associated College Press/College Media Association (ACP/CMA) National College Media Convention last week in New Orleans.   The Burr placed fourth overall in the feature magazine competition, and the Stater was ninth in the four-year daily broadsheet...