The Society of Professional Journalists recognized The Hatchet as a regional finalist in three categories for its annual collegiate journalism competition.
Winners for the Mark of Excellence awards will be announced at the Region 2 conference April 5 to 7 in Ocean City, Md. Region 2 includes collegiate newspapers in D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Delaware.
First-place winners will move on to a national competition with winners from 12 other regions.
The Hatchet is a finalist in the following categories:
Breaking news photography: Protesters flock to Capitol Hill to protest Supreme Court nominee by Margaret Wroblewski
Sports photography: Men’s basketball takes notes in string of losses to top teams in the nation by Olivia Anderson
Editorial writing: The GW Hatchet staff editorials by The GW Hatchet Staff Editorial Board