Researcher Identifies Dietary Difference for North Coast Salmon

Courtesy Deborah Seiler, Sea Grant California
In contrast to the grey skies outside, marine scientist Christine Cass greets visitors to the Humboldt State University Marine Lab with warm smile. Perched on the rugged coast of Trinidad, Calif., the long halls of the laboratory offer glimpses of marine aquariums, ocean murals, and small classes in session.

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Student Club Manuel Orbegozo, Jefferson Posadas, Journalism & Mass Communication:

The El Leñador student newspaper took three second place prizes at a competition of California student newspapers held by the California College Media Association. Student Manuel Orbegozo won for Best Features Photograph and Best Photo Series while Jefferson Posadas won for Best Infographic. El Leñador Editor Manuel Orbegozo accepted the awards at an awards banquet at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles Feb. 28.

Student Club Nicole Willared, Sebastian Hedberg, Manuel Orbegozo, Diover Duario, Israel LeFrak, Journalism & Mass Communication:

The Lumberjack newspaper took top prizes at a competition of California student newspapers held by the California College Media Association. The Lumberjack staff beat out publications in all divisions for first place in Best Use of Social Media. It also took first place in the weekly division for Best News Series. The staff won second place for Best Special Issue for its coverage of last year’s Spring Break bus tragedy. Students Sebastian Hedberg and Manuel Orbegozo won third place for Best Photo Series and Best Features Photograph respectively. Finally, student Nicole Willared took an honorable mention for Best Feature story for her profile of Art Professor Don Anton.

Student Matt Brinkman, Stephanie Leja, Wildlife:

Matt Brinkmann and Stephanie Leja received first and third place, respectively, in the student competition for best oral papers at the Western Section of The Wildlife Society meeting in Santa Rosa in late January 2015.
Stephanie also received third place in the poster competitions. Both students work with Dr. Mark Colwell on Snowy Plovers.