Ethel MwedziwendiraBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingFeb 21, 2017Environmental ProjectJake Thrasher 21, junior biochemistry major draws a cartoon for the Sally Barksdale Honors College Populi magazine. Thrasher sits at his desk in the Student Media Center, surrounded by his art work. He is the editorial cartoonist and illustrator for the Daily Mississippian, Illustrator for The Ole Miss Yearbook and contributes to other publications, as well as draws for numerous on-campus organizations. His toons are influenced by Ann Telnaes, an editorial cartoonist who became the second female to win the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. Thrasher won first place for editorial cartoons at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference, first place for cartoons at the 2016 Society of Professional Journalist Conference and third place for editorial cartoons at the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference.