2015-2016 Staff

Alejandro Chousal

This is my first semester working for the Mesa Press. This is also my last semester at Mesa. My major is Journalism and I hope to go on to work with a news company. I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music, watching TV, and...

Rebeca Partida Montes

Rebeca has been writing for The Mesa Press for three semesters. In fall of 2017 , she served as Features Editor for the paper and this year, she will serve as News Editor. She studies journalism and political science, and has...

Reis Stanley

  Hello, My name is Reis Stanley. I am currently in my last semester at Mesa! I am currently a Journalism/ Communications major. I have lived my whole life in San Diego and plan to finish college here as well.

Ethan

Hello! My name is Ethan Bitticks, I am a sophomore at Mesa college and journalism major and this is my first semester being a staff member of the mesa press! My hope is that by joining the mesa press I acquire so much needed ...

Ana Ybarra

Hello! My name is Ana Sofia Ybarra. I am currently a sophomore in college and this is my first semester on The Mesa Press. I am really excited to be a part of this team where I will learn a lot and gain experience. I will be  transferring...

Van Chhum

Hi my name is Vanndaro, Van for short. I am currently in my last semester at Mesa College. I am majoring in Advertising/Public Relations. I am hoping to attend either San Diego State University or Cal State Fullerton. I am pretty...

Robert Thomas

Originally from Tampa, Florida, I moved to San Diego with the Navy in 2010. After I got out, I stayed because San Diego is a fantastic place to live for so many reasons. In the Fall of 2012 I started as a full time student at...

Frankie Gonzalez

Staff Writer I've been a student at Mesa for two and a half years studying communications and computer science. I've written for various websites covering technology software and hardware. This is my first semester on The Mesa...

Iman Benraoui

Hello! My name is Iman and it is my first semester on the Mesa Press and last semester at Mesa. I will be transferring to Arizona State University in the fall to continue pursuing a journalism degree, particularly in broadcast...

Jahnae Runnells

My name is Jahnae. I am a Communications and Journalism here at Mesa College. This is my 2nd year here. I've always loved writing and speaking so it was inevitable that I would be apart of Mesa Press. My career goal in life is...

Alma Garcia

Hi! My name is Alma. I am 22 years old. I love going on adventures and exploring new things. I am slowly checking off my bucket list. Just this summer I went skydiving, jumping off a plane at 13,000 feet; even though I am scared...

Junnette Caldera

Hi! I'm June, your typical San Diegan who enjoys walks on the beach, hiking, and being outdoors. Currently, I am attending Mesa College and I am a Staff Writer in the Mesa Press in hopes to pursue my dream as a Journalist.

Jennifer Ovalle

Hello! My name is Jennifer Ovalle and I am a staff writer for the Mesa Press. I was born and raised here in San Diego and I love coffee, music, art/entertainment and all the finer things in life! I love to write which is why i...

Lora Neshovska

Hello! My name is Lora Neshovska. I'm originally from Bulgaria but currently call San Diego my home. My major at San Diego Mesa College is Journalism, which I hope to develop into travel journalism and public relations. Some things...

Silvia Munguia

Hello, this is my first semester with the Mesa Press, and I'm very excited about it. I'm currently taking journalism courses at San Diego Mesa College and San Diego City College in order to gain more knowledge and experience in...

Alviana Johnson

Alviana Johnson aka "MC Starstruck" is new to Mesa College this semester.  She is currently enrolled in Journalism to start her path on becoming a Radio MC. Alviana is also currently enrolled in classes at San Diego City College...

James Hausauer

Hi, my name is James. I'm from a small town called Fort Jones in the mountains of Northern California. This is my first year writing for the Mesa Press. I grew up hunting, fishing, hiking, and playing sports. I like to listen...

Lillian Lokonobei

Staff Writer Hello! As you already know, I love journalism. I plan on attending SDSU-San Diego to further my goals in broadcasting. This is my second semester on The Mesa Press as a Staff Writer so I am beyond thrilled to...

Jordan Cardy

My name is Jordan Cardy, this will be my second semester with the Mesa Press. I enjoy sports and days spent at the beach.

Riko Pratt

Riko Pratt was born in San Diego on a warm day in the summer of 94. He had been attending San Diego Mesa College for a few years before stumbling upon the beauty that we call Journalism. This is Riko's third semester on The Mesa...

Verenice Garcia

Hello, this is my third semester with The Mesa Press. I'm a writer interested in various issues and stories. I also enjoy sports such as Football, Tennis, MMA, Rugby, Soccer, Snowboarding, etc. I'm a big Chelsea FC fan and a...

Janna Braun

Janna has been the Faculty Adviser to The Mesa Press since 2005.  During that time, the newspaper has been honored by a variety of organizations, including the San Diego Press Club, San Diego Society of Professional Journalists,...

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