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GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross students win awards in TIPA Competition

By on June 2, 2021

first_img Pinterest Twitter GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross students win awards in TIPA Competition Previous articleMASTER GARDENERS: Celebrate Easter in your garden with the ‘long-flowered lily’Next articleREUNIONS: April 1, 2018 admin Facebook By admin – April 1, 2018 WhatsApp GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross students win awards in TIPA Competition ALPINE Sul Ross State University student journalists received 18 awards from the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) convention, held March 22-24 in Dallas.Sul Ross won seven first-place awards, four in yearbook competition, including best cover design and overall excellence for The Brand. Vashti Armendariz, Marfa, won both first and second place in two categories, feature page/spread design and inside news page design.In newspaper competition (The Skyline), Noah Fields, Newnan, Ga., won first place in the environmental portrait category. Jesus H. Guerrero, El Paso, won first place in sports page/spread design. Andrew Smith, Houston, was a first-place winner in the sports column category.Kacey Barton, Midland, placed second in both static graphic information and cartoon strip panel categories, and received an honorable mention in illustration competition. Magaly De Leon, Houston, received a second-place award in general news photo and third in sports feature photo competition.Malyssa Reed, Katy, placed third in critical review competition; Andrea Bode, Georgetown, was third in general news column; and Rainey Miller, Hico, placed third in general news photo. Susanna Mendez, Temple, received an honorable mention in the sports action photo category.All awards were received in previously-published categories.With the original 1909 meeting at Baylor, the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) became the oldest state collegiate press association in the nation and has grown into one of the largest and most respected collegiate groups in the country.Contests have grown from three initial competitions to contests in general magazine, radio, television, online, two divisions of yearbook, two divisions of literary magazine and four divisions of newspaper, plus more than a dozen on-site contests during the annual convention. Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Local News Pinterestlast_img read more

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Tropical Storm Nate hits Nicaragua with fears that it could hit Mexico

By on August 19, 2019

first_img MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Tropical Storm Nate formed off the coast of Nicaragua on Thursday and was being blamed for five deaths in that country as it spun north toward a potential landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend.The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm could cause dangerous flooding by dumping as much as 15 to 20 inches (38 to 50 centimetres) of rain on Nicaragua, with higher accumulations in a few places.It had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) Thursday morning and was likely to strengthen over the northwestern Caribbean Sea Thursday night and Friday.Credit: nhc.noaa.govThe storm was centred about 10 miles (15 kilometres) south Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, and was moving northwest near 8 mph (13 kph).In Nicaragua, its arrival followed two weeks of near constant rain that had left the ground saturated and rivers swollen. Authorities placed the whole country on alert and warned of flooding and landslides.More news:  Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong KongThe forecast track showed the storm could brush across the tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula late Friday night and then hit the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane by Sunday morning.In the Pacific, former Tropical Storm Ramon dissipated off the southwestern coast of Mexico. By: Luis Manuel GaleanoSource: The Associated Press Share Tropical Storm Nate hits Nicaragua with fears that it could hit Mexico and U.S. as a hurricane Tags: Travel Alert Thursday, October 5, 2017 << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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