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About Us

Valkyrie is a lifestyle and culture magazine produced by college students for college students. Topics include style, food, health and fitness, arts and culture, and more. Valkyrie sets out to provide a visually appealing student-interest publication with diverse content.


Student staff of the 2020-2021 Berry College lifestyle and culture magazine, Valkyrie, earned six national awards for magazine journalism excellence in Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 39th annual Gold Circle Awards Contest. This year, more than 9,000 print news, digital media, yearbook, and magazine category entries were submitted by student media from across the United States.

Valkyrie Magazine placed as follows.

Photography - Single News Feature Photograph
1st Place - Claire Rowan, "Death Penalty", Valkyrie, Berry College

Photography - Single Artistic Photograph
Certificate of Merit - Claire Rowan, "Death Penalty", Valkyrie, Berry College

Headline Writing
3rd Place - Staff, Valkyrie, Berry College

Table of Contents Page
2nd Place - Kaitlin Koehler, Valkyrie, Berry College

Single Subject Feature Package, Double-truck (two-facing pages)
3rd Place - Staff, "Quarantine Essentials", Valkyrie, Berry College

Alternative Story Form
Certificate of Merit - Audrey McNew, Claire Rowan, and Sydney Kate Watson, "A Couple Rhymes About COVID Times", Valkyrie, Berry College

- Columbia Scholastic Press Association: Gold Medalist

- Columbia Scholastic Press Association: Certificate of Merit - Use of Typography on One Page or One Spread (Fall 2018)
- Columbia Scholastic Press Association: Single Subject Feature Package (Winter 2019)

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