Special Announcement

The Current is proud to announce that it is a finalist for best non-daily newspaper in its region — including the states of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida — in the Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, which honors the best in college journalism.

We also want to congratulate Opinions Editor Nicole Cocuy and Copy Editor Jazmyn Brown who earned the following Mark of Excellence honors for general column writing.

Nicole Cocuy was a finalist for the articles “Spicy, subservient and stupid: Latina stereotypes in the media” and “Treat yourself, don’t cheat yourself” and a winner for the article “Fort Lauderdale’s war against poverty.”

Jazmyn Brown was a finalist for her articles “All bummed out,” “Teach, for crying out loud!” and “Wouldn’t have changed a thing.”

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