The Bottom Line Wins First State Award

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"The Elotero" won third place at the California College Media Awards on Saturday. (Mark Lasa/The Bottom Line)

Gwendolyn Wu
Executive Content Editor

The Bottom Line gets to add one more adjective to its description this week: award-winning.

At the California College Media Association Awards ceremony on Saturday, TBL took home third place for Best Features Photograph for a college with more than 10,000 students. Taken by second year film and media studies major Mark Lasa, the photo features Hijinio Camacho, an elotero beloved by students and families in Isla Vista. This is TBL’s first statewide award.

The CCMA celebrates the work of colleges throughout California, dividing schools into three categories: community college, less-than-10,000 students, and more-than-10,000 students. The full list of winners can be found here.

Gwendolyn Wu

A living The Bottom Line fossil, 2017-2018 Editor-in-Chief Gwendolyn Wu is a fourth year double majoring in history and sociology. She is most likely multi-tasking and inhabiting the couch in the newsroom as you read this bio.