- The Lighter receives accolades
- Every year The Lighter submits two issues of the magazine to the Indiana Collegiate Press Association annual awards. We have some winners! Congratulations!
Jeremy Reed, 1st Place for Rhymed Poem ("Sandhill Cranes")
Gregory Maher, 2nd Place for Short Poem ("Arrive thou vernal equinox")
Ian Roseen, 2nd Place for Short Fiction ("Not Far Down to Paradise")
Michelle Zolfo, 3rd Place for Cover Design (Fall 2012)