SSFP Editor Recognized for Excellence In Reporting
by Taylor Kilgore, age 17
very own Assistant Editor, Aarushi Agni was recently recognized for
her reporting for the The Daily
Cardinal, a student-run daily
newspaper at UW-Madison. Every year the Society of Professional
Journalists (SPJ) holds its Mark of Excellence Competition to honor
the best student journalists. Aarushi is ranked among the top three
in the region for “General News Reporting.”
entries are judged by a long list of criteria that ranges from
accuracy and completeness to adherence to the SPJ Code of Ethics.
served as Diversity Editor for The
Daily Cardinal for her fall semester
2011 and all of 2012. The award-winning article is a story about the
controversy surrounding Columbus Day and its impact on the American
Indian students on campus. Aarushi is a UW-Madison graduate with
degrees in Biology and International Studies.
at the Simpson Street Free Press
are all proud of her accomplishments and wish her the best.