A day after winning a national Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press, the Pendulum was honored again by the ACP Nov. 1.
The Pendulum, Elon University’s weekly student newspaper, received several Best in Show awards on the last day of the joint convention between ACP and College Media Advisers Oct. 28-Nov. 1 in Austin, Texas. Representatives from media publications who attend the conference may enter the Best in Show competition. All entries are submitted and judged on site.
The Pendulum placed first in the convention’s overall Best in Show competition for four-year weekly tabloids and also placed in the following categories:
- Fourth place for Special Edition Four-Year college for the Elon 2009 fall sports preview.
- Third place for Web Site Small School for The Pendulum Online.
- Fifth place for Multimedia Package for the coverage of 2009 Move-In Weekend.
The Pendulum also won a national Pacemaker award, which recognizes overall excellence in student newspapers.