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CSPA 2024 Crown Awards Finalists: Magazines

Crown Awards are the highest recognition given by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association to a student print or digital medium for overall excellence. On December 13, 2023, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced Crown Awards finalists in the Magazine category. Finalists will be awarded either a Silver or Gold Crown at the CSPA 100th Annual Spring Convention on March 15, 2024, on the Columbia University campus in New York City.

College General Magazine

Ball Bearings Magazine /, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;

CURB Magazine /, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI;

Distraction [print], University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

Distraction / [digital], University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

Distraction / [hybrid], University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

Flux Magazine /, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;

La Verne Magazine /, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA;

OR Magazine /, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;

POLISHED Magazine /, Lasell University, Newton, MA;

Saltman Quarterly /, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA;

TARNISHED Magazine, Lasell University, Newton, MA.


College Literary Magazine

Amaranth, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD;

Apricity, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;

Axis Creative Arts Magazine, Miami Dade College, North Campus, Miami, FL;

Grub Street, Towson University, Towson, MD;

Miambiance, Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;

The Windhover, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.


High School General Magazine 

Anthro Magazine /, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA;

C Magazine /, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA;

Geneva Quarterly, Geneva School of Boerne, Boerne, TX;

Grant Magazine /, Grant High School, Portland, OR;

On the Record /, duPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY;

Spark, Lakota East High School, Liberty Township, OH;

Teknos /, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA;

The Scientific Marksman, St. Mark's School of Texas, Dallas, TX;

The Statesman /, Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, SD;

Verde Magazine /, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA;

Viking Sports Magazine /, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA.


High School Literary Magazine

Artifex, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, FL;

Babel, Brunswick School, Greenwich, CT;

Blue Review, Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte, NC;

Blue Review, Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA;

Blutopia, Gaston Day School, Gastonia, NC;

Briars and Ivy, Briarcliff High School, Briarcliff Manor, NY;

Calliope, Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood, NJ;

Changing Perspectives, Delaware Valley Regional High School, Frenchtown, NJ;

Daedalus, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT;

Delphi, Salem High School, Salem, VA;

Dreamcatcher /, Westwood High School, Austin, TX;

Echoes, Pascack Hills High School, Montvale, NJ;

Elysium, Coral Reef Senior High School, Miami, FL;

Esse, Ursuline Academy of Dallas, Dallas, TX;

Fragments, Long Beach High School, Lido Beach, NY;

Gallimaufry, Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School, Bloomfield Hills, MI;

H.E.L.M., The Harker School, San Jose, CA;

iliad Literary-Art Magazine /, Clarke Central High School, Athens, GA;

Illumine, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, TN;

Ingenium, McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, Mobile, AL;

Iris: Art + Lit, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Saint Paul, MN;

Menagerie, Lyons Township High School, La Grange, IL;

Packer Current Items, The Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY;

Parallax, Ramaz Upper School, New York, NY;

Perspectives, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Greenwich, CT;

Phantasm, St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, IL;

Repentino, The American School Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico;

Roars and Whispers, Providence Senior High School, Charlotte, NC;

Scroll + Scrolling /, Holton-Arms School, Bethesda, MD;

Seeds in the Black Earth /, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL;

Solstice Art and Literary Magazine, Hinsdale Central High School, Hinsdale, IL;

The Marque, St. Mark's School of Texas, Dallas, TX;

The Orient Express, Brunswick School, Greenwich, CT;

The Pulse /, Johns Creek High School, Johns Creek, GA;

The Talon, Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, VA;

The Tartan, McLean High School, McLean, VA;

Vibrato, The Hockaday School, Dallas, TX.


Middle School Literary Magazine

Pen & Paper, The Unquowa School, Fairfield, CT.

See also:

Finalists, News Publications

Finalists, Yearbook