Student Press Law Center College Press Freedom Award, 2011


National Newspaper Association

National College Newspaper of the Year, 2004-14


Associated Collegiate Press

National College Newspaper of the Year

National Newspaper Pacemaker Award,

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014

General Excellence Awards, 2001-13

Best of Show, 2003-14


Columbia University Scholastic Press Association 

Gold Medal for Journalism Excellence, 2001-13


California Newspaper Publishers Assoc.

California College Newspaper of the Year, 2013

Student Newspaper

General Excellence, 2002-13


 Society of Professional Journalists 

National Mark of Excellence, 2001-13

First Amendment Award, 2002, 2005


San Diego Press Club 

Excellence in Journalism Awards 1999-2013

Directors Award for Defense of Free Speech, 2012


California Chicano News Media Assoc. 

La Pluma Awards


Journalism Association of Community Colleges

Pacesetter Award 2001-14

General Excellence Awards, 2000-14


San Diego County Fair Media Competition

Best of Show 2001-03, 2005-2012, 2014


San Diego County Multicultural Heritage Award


American Scholastic Press Association Community College Newspaper of the Year