Et Cetera wins three community news awards, honourable mention

by | Apr 6, 2019 | Headlines, News

Humber’s Et Cetera student newspaper is a winner. 


The paper picked up three awards and an honourable mention from the Ontario Community Newspaper Association.

Amy Chen and Andrew Jeffrey, both 2018 journalism graduates, each won in the Student News Writing category of the 2018 Best Newspapers Competition Awards hosted by the OCNA.

Chen took second for her story about gayming, an in-depth examination of LGBTQ+ discrimination in online gaming, while Jeffrey won third for his detailed story about a disabled student with access issues at Humber College.

Amy Chen holds her 2018 Ontario Community News Association award for Student Writing.

Et Cetera took third place in the General Excellence, College and University category.

The newspaper’s website received an Honourable Mention in the Best College/University Newspaper Website category.

Chen is currently freelancing, specializing in eSports, while Jeffrey is a general assignment reporter in Calgary for The Toronto Star.

The awards were handed out at the OCNA’s Awards Gala on Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan, Ont.

Congratulations to all.