Pokémon, refugee resources, and the first Assignment Desk: last month on Best of SNO

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Heading into week three of Best of SNO, we’ve already received more than 1,300 submissions from 161 different schools. Haven’t hit that “submit” button yet? Time to jump on the bandwagon. From vaping to climate change protests to local…

The SNO Report: Is your content Best of SNO?

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We know we won’t have your attention for long after we say this, but here it comes: Best of SNO season is upon us. Right now, you can go to the SNO Badges section of your website’s dashboard and submit eligible stories. The baseline requirements…

The SNO Report: Best of SNO Superlatives

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Alright, so automating Best of SNO really worked. It created a project (new jobs!) for a full-stack developer and a few gray hairs (who’s counting!) for an education/training specialist. It had an MVP-caliber year. Here’s proof: At the…

The SNO Report: Best Of SNO Is Back, With One Major Difference

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Alright, we’ve tortured you long enough. Best of SNO is back, baby! But wait... There’s nowhere to submit my story! Ahh! Am I going crazy? Why are you doing this to me! WAS THAT A GHOST I JUST SAW! Frankie says “relax.” Gone are the…

The SNO Report: Best of Best of SNO

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It’s May, plants are finally blooming in Minnesota, promposals are yesterday’s news, and “Wrap it Up!” is flashing on the teleprompter out in front of us. So, this week we’re handing out some end of the year Best of SNO superlatives.…

The SNO Report: Going in-depth on graduation gowns, private schools, startups and more: last month on Best of SNO

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October was a loaded month for Best of SNO. While the other kids at school were out trick-or-treating, student journalists were going deep on interesting topics. The investigative team at Simpson College looked into the enrollment challenges…

The SNO Report: New wrinkles to Best of SNO

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Starting today, it’s open season for Best of SNOsubmissions. Wait! Stop! Don’t leave! Before we lose 98 percent of you rushing to the site we’re promoting from that opening sentence alone, let us first warn you — you’re going to…

The SNO Report: Best of Best of SNO

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Oh man, we’re already in the homestretch of the 2016/17 academic year. That means that even though the breezes are getting warmer, you’re probably just trying not to pull your hair out as finals bring the school year to a close. And, it…

The SNO Report: Best of the Best of SNO

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Well, we made it – another school year means another nine months of stellar Best of SNO submissions from so many supremely talented young journalists – and what better way to wrap up another fantastic season than to acknowledge our very…