Best of SNO

Best Of Best Of SNO: End Of Year

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It turns out that not even a pandemic can slow student journalists down, especially when it comes to Best of SNO. Not only did this year’s submission numbers match last year’s, they went above and beyond. See for yourself: At the time of…

Olivia Rodrigo, video game therapy, and teaching at Rikers Island: the last few weeks on Best of SNO

In this round of Best of SNO submissions, we’re highlighting two themes: unique story angles and inclusivity. Incorporating either of these (or both) can significantly increase the probability of your content being selected for publication,…

Political coverage, inclusive terminology, purposeful packaging: The latest Best of SNO roundup

In our latest sampling of Best of SNO submissions, we’re bringing you some of the best political coverage we have received tackling all levels of government. We’re also highlighting a new approach to racial equity, and presenting you with…

Thoughts on Thanksgiving, three generations of cowboys, and the culture of cults: the last few weeks on Best of SNO

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Since our last Best of Best of SNO roundup, we’ve received thousands more story submissions here at the SNO headquarters. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorites. Before you dive in, we’d like to take a moment to point out a trend…

COVID-19, climate change, racial injustice, and the election: the Best of Best of SNO

It’s been a hot minute since our last Best of Best of SNO correspondence, and a lot has taken place in the U.S. over the past few months. COVID-19 case numbers have continued to climb, the impacts of climate change have reared its ugly head,…

Best of SNO Superlatives

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We’ve almost made it through another school year, and with that, another record-breaking nine months of Best of SNO submissions. Don’t believe us? Check out these stats. As of mid-May, Best of SNO had… More than 20,000 stories submitted…

Picky eater, ‘Walking Dynamite,’ tall girls and more: the last two weeks on Best of SNO

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At this exact time last year we had received 4,004 submissions to Best of SNO. Fast forward to now, and we’ve almost hit 8,200. In other words, you all are killing it. There have been countless great stories among those. These are some of…

“Ok boomer,” forgotten youth, California fires and more: last month on Best of SNO

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There are multiple factors that come into play when deciding if a story is Best of SNO-worthy. From engaging writing and unique angles to well thought out multimedia elements, more considerations are made than it might look. So, this week,…

Vaping, climate change, football and more: last month on Best of SNO

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Another month down, another 2,700 stories submitted to Best of SNO, and some really great content. While we’ve received tons of pieces related to our Assignment Desk topic — vaping — we’ve also seen students coming up with some really…