Best Headline Writing

Lake Larsen | First Place A week that needs to be amended Oppression in the name of ‘patriotism’ Women’s Rugby sings the blues to the blues Playing the Wright way [fruitful_sep]

Best Feature Story

Caity Healy | Third Place What it means to be Deaf [fruitful_sep]

Best Columnist

Lake Larsen | Second Place Opinion: From the Sports Desk Opinion: From the Sports Desk [fruitful_sep]

Best Editorial

Stephanie Blair | First Place Here is what’s in a name [fruitful_sep]

Best Editorial

Paul F. Davis | Second Place Opinion: Western fails with its Percent for Art money [fruitful_sep]

Best News Story

Sam Dunaway | First Place Fostering support, progress and hope [fruitful_sep]

Best News Story

Bailey Thompson | Second Place Stepping out of darkness [fruitful_sep]

Best Sports Story

Simson Garcia | First Place Rounding the bases with Creach [fruitful_sep]

Best Sports Story

Lake Larsen, Cora McClain | Second Place Women’s Rugby sings the blues to the blues [fruitful_sep]

Best Review

Caity Healy | First Place Dedication illuminated through dance [fruitful_sep]

Best Photography

Paul F. Davis | Second Place Bring eastern Texas to Western Oregon Let’s talk about sex Dedication illuminated through dance [fruitful_sep]

Best Sports Photo

Paul F. Davis | First Place One for the ages [fruitful_sep]

Best Sports Photo

Paul F. Davis | Second Place Homecoming [fruitful_sep]

Best Cartooning

Rachel Hetzel |First Place Thanks, but I’ll take the stairs [fruitful_sep]

Best Cartooning

Rachel Hetzel |Second Place The eternal debate: Do cats have elbows or knees? [fruitful_sep]

Best Cartooning

Rachel Hetzel |Third Place Nightmare on Monmouth Avenue [fruitful_sep]

Best House Ad

Darien Campo, Elissa Sorenson | First Place The Western Journal hiring ad