Local TV station KVOA’s story on the infamous May Day ads in the Wildcat
Clyde Lowery, executive director of student publications at the University of Arizona from 1973 – 1989, passed away April 11, 2010. During his tenure Clyde led the Wildcat to unprecedented growth, moved it from typesetting machines to computers, and most of all, mentored hundreds of student journalists. If you worked with Clyde, please post your memories or thoughts about him by using the “Leave a Comment” link beneath the “Clyde D. Lowery” headline. You can email photos for us to post too. We’ll share comments and photos with his family.
Photo of Clyde Lowery and Eric Swedlund, winner of the first annual “Clyde D. Lowery Award for Professionalism and Integrity in Journalism Award” in 2001
The Daily Wildcat has been named a finalist in 8 categories for the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Award. This prestigious award will be presented at the regional conference in May.
The Arizona Daily Wildcat and dailywildcat.com carry on the tradition of excellence:
- WINNER, Best of Show, newspaper website – Associated Collegiate Press College Newspaper Convention, Phoenix, February 2010
- WINNER, Best of Show, daily college newspaper – College Media Advisers, National Convention, New York City, March 2010
The Wildcat also won 5 awards at the College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers National Convention in Los Angeles, March 2010:
- First Place, Best Color Ad
- First Place, Best Classifieds Section
- First Place, Best Online Display Ad
- Second Place, Best Ad Campaign
- Third Place, Best Newspaper Promotion
Student Media is now accepting nominations for the Daily Wildcat Hall of Fame and for the Young Alumni Award. Learn more about these honors and how to nominate someone here. We’ll celebrate the honorees in the spring 2011.
Lance Madden was selected by the Student Media Board as the spring ’09 editor in chief. Lance has worked at the Wildcat for almost three years, with experience as a sports reporter, the sports editor, and the EIC of the 2009 Summer Wildcat. He also won the 2009 Clyde D. Lowery for Professionalism and Integrity in Journalism award.