student newspaper received six prestigious editorial awards from the Illinois College Press Association in February 2011. All awards were for weekly newspapers in the large school division.
- Third Place, General Excellence
- First Place Sports Column Writing
- First Place Sports News Story
- First Place News photo
- Third Place Column Writing
- Honorable Mention Sports Features for Basketball Special Section
The paper's website
has consistently ranked in the Top 10 in popularity for the last year and is now recording more than 25,000 hits per month.