The Daily Californian named national finalist for best all-around daily student newspaper

Joshua Jordan/Senior Staff

After snagging the title of best all-around regional newspaper in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2018 Mark of Excellence Awards, The Daily Californian was named a national finalist in the category.

The Mark of Excellence Awards honor “the best in student journalism,” according to the society’s website. Contest judges were instructed to choose only entries they felt were deserving of a national honor. The Daily Cal came in second to Yale Daily News, run by students of Yale University.

Here’s a full list of the awards Daily Cal staff members secured in the national contest:

First place


Harini Shyamsundar is the editor in chief and president. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @hshyamsundar.