The student produced Lens Magazine as been awarded a Collegiate Magazine Gold Crown award at the 32nd annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York. The Lens Magazine received a Collegiate Magazine Gold Crown award from the 32nd annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
This year, 1,558 magazines, newspapers, yearbooks and digital media sites of current CSPA members were eligible to enter the Crown Awards. Judging for printed publications took place at Columbia University from December 19-21, 2009, by the Board of Crown Judges. Publications were judged on writing, editing, design, content, concept, photography, and graphics.
Only six college magazines received Gold Crown Awards. The award is just the latest for The Lens, which has also received a Gold Medalist ranking from the CSPA, a First Class ranking from the Associated Collegiate Press, and Second Place in the National College Newspaper Convention’s Newspaper of the Year Award.