2017-2018 Staff

Kirsten Cesna

News writer

I am originally from Sacramento but moved to San Diego three years ago to go to school. My major is Journalism and I am hopefully going to be transferring to San Diego State next year. This is my first semester writing for the...

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Jacquelle Smith

Sports Editor

Hello everyone my name is Jacquelle Smith. I'm currently a student athlete at Mesa College. This is my second year here, and I'm working on my major which is journalism. My goal is to attend a four year university were I can continue...

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Shaina Borg

Staff Writer

Hi! I've been back and forth at Mesa College for several years, but this will be my last semester and my first time writing for the Mesa Press! After receiving my transfer degree in Journalism, I plan on transferring to SDSU and...

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Mayra Figueroa

Staff Writer

Hello! I'm Mayra. This is my first year working in the Mesa Press. In my free time I like to read. Some of my favorite genres are YA Fiction and Historical Fiction. I also enjoy going to art galleries and exhibitions, as well...

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(KC) Cameron Portee

Writer/Opinion Editor

Hello my name is Cameron Portee, but I prefer to go by KC. I'm a 20 years old college student at mesa. This is my first semester on the mesa press staff. I'm currently a third year pursuing an AA in journalism to transfer to...

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Michael Scott

Features Editor/Sports Writer

Michael is a 23 year old college student at Mesa. He is originally from the Bay Area and moved to San Diego 2yrs ago for a change in scenery. After finishing his AA in Communications last spring, he decided to challenge himself...

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Dominick Celestina

Staff Writer

My name is Dominick, this is my second year here at Mesa and hope to transfer to San Diego State University next fall semester with an AA in journalism. I am twenty-six years old and was born and raised in Sonoma County California...

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Anna Fiorino

Staff Writer

Anna Fiorino is a 19 year old college sophomore at San Diego Mesa College. She enjoys live music, online shopping, and long walks on the beach (preferably picking up trash to help her community 😉). Anna hopes to transfer next year to...

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Sandy Guerrero

Staff Writer/Photo Editor

Sandy Guerrero has been attending Mesa College for almost two years. While finishing up her Associates in Real Estate, she took and passed the state exam in March of 2016. Alongside being a Realtor, writing is her main passion...

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Adriana Orozco

Staff Writer

I'm a second year college student majoring in Journalism. This is my first semester in the Mesa Press and I am ecstatic about starting this new journey. I have a passion for hard work and speaking up for what I believe in. I love...

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Dorian Uson

Staff Writer

Dorian Uson is a first year college student and is excited to be apart of the Mesa Press. She graduated from University City High School in June. There she fell in love with journalism as apart and leader of the Commander staff....

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Josue Lozano Rodriguez

Staff Writer/ Features Editor

Hey there, my name is Josue (Ho sway). This is my second year writing for the Mesa Press. My goal as a journalist student is to bring attention to music from Mesa College, local musicians. I am the editor for the features section.

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Rebeca Partida Montes

News Editor

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...

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Chris Anthony

Editor In Chief

Hello, my name is Chris Anthony and this is my third semester on staff and I am finally Editor In Chief for The Mesa Press. I am very passionate about how important journalism is for the well-being of the world, and one day I...

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Janna Braun

Faculty Adviser

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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