The Ubyssey wins two national journalism awards

Aiken Lao and Kosta Prodanovic / The Ubyssey

This year, The Ubyssey received eight nominations for the John H. McDonald awards, which recognize excellent student journalism in Canada.

Investigative reporting (winner): House of cards: Dozens of campus buildings liable to collapse in quake by Arno Rosenfeld

Cover of the year (winner): House of Cards by Aiken Lao and Kosta Prodanovic

Cover of the year (finalist): Freedom to Research by Nick Adams

Illustration (finalist): First Year Guide to UBC by Aiken Lao

News (finalist): Campus safety groups won’t escort overly drunk people home by Joshua Azizi

Sports (finalist): The UBC Quidditch Team isn't joking around by Olamide Olaniyan

Best Website (finalist): ubyssey.ca

Student Journalist of the year (finalist): Natalie Scadden