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Design Adviser Gary Metzker Awarded Friends of Scholastic Journalism Award
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By Daily Forty-Niner / October 5, 2021

Design Adviser Gary Metzker Awarded Friends of Scholastic Journalism Award

      By Loc Hoang   Gary Metzker, design adviser for the Daily Forty-Niner and DIG MAG, has been...

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2021 CCMA Awards Winners
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By Daily Forty-Niner / April 28, 2021

2021 CCMA Awards Winners

The Daily Forty-Niner staff secured 11 California College Media Awards, including five first-place awards, at the 2021 CCMA Contest on...

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Highlighting Past Daily Forty-Niner EICs for Women’s History Month
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By Daily Forty-Niner / March 16, 2021

Highlighting Past Daily Forty-Niner EICs for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we caught up with some of our past female editor in chiefs  to showcase...

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49er EIC Featured on Good Day LA for Student Press Freedom Day
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By Daily Forty-Niner / March 8, 2021

49er EIC Featured on Good Day LA for Student Press Freedom Day

On Friday, Feb. 26, Madalyn Amato, editor in chief of Daily Forty-Niner, spoke on the Good Day LA morning show...

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Forty-Niner staffers collect multiple honors at ACP Clips and Clicks Contest
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By Daily Forty-Niner / February 9, 2021

Forty-Niner staffers collect multiple honors at ACP Clips and Clicks Contest

The Daily Forty-Niner staff took home three second-place awards from the ACP’ Fall 2020 Clips and Clicks Contest’ on Tuesday,...

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Forty-Niner, DIG staffers collect multiple honors at ACP/CMBAM conference
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By Daily Forty-Niner / March 3, 2020

Forty-Niner, DIG staffers collect multiple honors at ACP/CMBAM conference

After spending a whole weekend in San Francisco, the Daily Forty-Niner staff's luggage was a little heavier carrying home 22...

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Daily Forty-Niner front page becomes regular feature on Newseum
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By Daily Forty-Niner / February 15, 2020

Daily Forty-Niner front page becomes regular feature on Newseum

The Daily Forty-Niner is one of only two student publications featured daily on the Newseum website, which showcases front pages...

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Daily Forty-Niner Alumni take over the Long Beach Post
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By Daily Forty-Niner / October 10, 2019

Daily Forty-Niner Alumni take over the Long Beach Post

Adviser for the Daily Forty-Niner, Barbara Kingsley-Wilson, and two alumni fill in at the Long Beach Post while their staff...

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President Conoley stops by Forty-Niner Student Media
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By Daily Forty-Niner / October 2, 2019

President Conoley stops by Forty-Niner Student Media

President Jane Close Conoley learned about what’s new in student media from Daily Forty-Niner Editor-in-Chief Austin Brumblay, DIG en Español...

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New editor-in-chief pushes Daily Forty-Niner forward
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By Daily Forty-Niner / September 25, 2019

New editor-in-chief pushes Daily Forty-Niner forward

Austin Brumblay didn’t intend to become a journalist when he entered Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo. But, sometimes fate...

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