ABOUT THE PLANET


The Planet is the quarterly magazine of Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment. Students have been publishing The Planet since 1979.


Telephone: (360) 650–3543 
Email: planet@wwu.edu

The Planet c/o Huxley College
Western Washington University
516 High Street, CF 220
Bellingham, WA, 98225



AWARDS

2015

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: Finalist. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Non-Fiction Magazine Article. Place: Finalist. Recipient: Elise Dresel.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Radio Feature. Place: First. Recipient: Planet Radio Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Radio Feature. Place: First. Recipient: Sam Carlos.

2014

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Radio Feature. Place: Finalist. Recipient: Sam Carlos.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Feature Photography. Place: Finalist. Recipient: Danny Miller.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First Place. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2013

Award: National Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: National Finalist. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Non-Fiction Magazine Article. Place: Finalist. Recipient: Meg Duke.

Award: WPA. Category: Graphic Design/Editing. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: WPA. Category: Student News — Agriculture/Environment. Place: Third. Recipient: Meg Duke.

Award: WPA. Category: Student News — Agriculture/Environment. Place: Second. Recipient: James Leder.

Award: WPA. Category: Student News — Agriculture/Environment. Place: First. Recipient: Isaac Martin.

Award: WPA. Category: Student News — Government/Politics. Place: First. Recipient: Kira Taylor.

2012

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: Editorial. Place: Honorable Mention. Recipient: Mitch Olsen.

Award: WPA. Place: Third. Recipient: James Rogers.

Award: WPA. Place: First. Recipient: Alex Rumbolz.

Award: WPA. Place: First. Recipient: Carla Garlandi.

Award: WPA. Place: First. Recipient: Susan Good.

2011

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: Design. Place: Second. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: Editorial. Place: Honorable Mention. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Feature Photography 4-yr college/university. Recipient: Lauren Owens.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Online Feature Reporting 4-yr college/university. Place: First. Recipient: Lauren Owens and Heather Shupe.

Award: WPA. Place: Second. Recipient: Sarah Smith.

Award: WPA. Place: First. Recipient: Susan Good.

Award: WPA. Place: First. Recipient: Laura Beggs.

2009

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: General Excellence. Place: Third. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: Design. Place: Honorable Mention. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: General Excellence. Place: Third. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: Third. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2008

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: Design. Place: Third. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: Second. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2007

Award: AEJMC. Category: Single Issue: General Excellence. Place: Honorable Mention. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: Second. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2005

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: Second. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2004

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2003

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Radio In-Depth Reporting. Place: Third. Recipient: Planet Radio.

2002

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2001

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

2000

Award: Associated Collegiate Press. Category: Associated Collegiate Press. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

1995

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

1994

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Place: First. Recipient: The Planet Staff.

1989

Award: Regional Mark of Excellence. Category: Best Student Magazine. Recipient: The Planet Staff.