This photo, "Pride 2018," won second place at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards. SHANNA HUNTER/THE VARSITY

The Varsity took home five honours at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards this year, tying with Ryerson University’s The Eyeopener for most wins in the Campus Newspaper Division.

The Varsity placed first for Outstanding Campus Newspaper and Best Campus Website. The Algonquin Times and The Eyeopener came in second and third, respectively, for both awards.

Setting norms, inheriting privileges,” a story on the economic advantages of Greek life on campus written by Paige Chu and edited by Kate Reeve, came in third for Best Campus Feature Story.

“Pride 2018” and “Protesting the repeal of Bill 148,” two photos taken by Shanna Hunter, Photo Editor for vol. 139, came in second and third place for Best Campus Photography.

Labour group protests repeal of workplace legislation at Queen’s Park. SHANNA HUNTER/THE VARSITY

The Canadian Community Newspaper Awards recognizes local news organizations across the country every year. In 2018, The Varsity won seven awards at the CCNAs, including first place in both Best Campus News Story and Best Campus Feature Story.

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