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Dollars & Sense Magazine Wins Silver Crown Award
From Columbia Scholastic Press Association

New York, NY – March 20, 2008 – Dollars & Sense, the magazine of business and society produced by Baruch College undergraduates, has been named one of the dozen best college magazines in the country, collecting a Silver Crown award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for the 2007 edition.

A total of 1,882 newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2006-2007 academic year were eligible for the Crown Awards program. Earlier in the year, the magazine also won a First Place Award With Special Merit from the American Scholastic Press Association. The 2008 edition of Dollars & Sense will be introduced at a publication party on Monday, May 5, with Clark Hoyt, the public editor of the New York Times as featured speaker.

Nicole Carter, (’07), the magazine’s co-editor, accepted the award at a special ceremony held on March 16, at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in midtown Manhattan. Nicole, who graduated last spring, is currently working as an editorial assistant at the New York Daily News. Nicole’s co-editor, Alana Alette (’07), is currently pursuing a graduate degree in literature in Wisconsin. On the design side, Glenn Yonemitsu ’06 served as creative director.

Journalism professors Andrea Gabor and Joshua Mills were faculty advisers on the editorial side, while Michael Nix, professor of Fine and Performing Arts, was the faculty adviser for design and graphics . "Our students worked hard and they deserve the recognition," said Professor Gabor, predicting that "this year’s issue will also be terrific." Professor Nix pointed out that the award-winning 2007 issue of Dollars & Sense was the first ever published in full color.

The CSPA is an international student press association uniting students, journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, and award programs. Founded in 1925, it is owned by Columbia University and operated as a program associated with its Graduate School of Journalism.

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