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The Mesquite News

Our Spring 2022 Student Team

Daisy Gonzalez-Quezada
Editor-in-Chief
Daisy Gonzalez-Quezada is a communication senior at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She transferred from Allen County Community College in Kansas in 2019. In her spare time, she likes to listen to music and watch either sitcoms or K-dramas. She wants to explore the world as a journalist after graduating.
Gabrielle Tellez
Managing Editor
Gabrielle Tellez is a communications junior at Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Social Media Editor at the Mesquite, minoring in English studies and specializing in digital marketing. When she isn't writing witty captions for social media, Tellez flexes her creative muscles by creating digital art using the latest design software. Certified in marketing strategies and local tourism, Tellez hopes to pursue her passions without straying too far from her beloved home of San Antonio.
Sergio Medina
Assistant Editor
Sergio Medina is a journalism senior and assistant editor for The Mesquite at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. He transferred from San Antonio College in December 2021, where he was editor for The Ranger student publication for four years. Sergio’s proclivity for journalism comes from a love for storytelling consisting of movies, video games, books, TV series and comic books. Upon completing his bachelor’s degree, Sergio aims to be part of the journalism machine servicing the community.
Raul Trey Lopez
Sports Editor
Raul Trey Lopez is a communication junior at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. He is a first-generation college student. In his spare time, he likes to write in his journals and listen to music. After graduation, he hopes to pursue a career in sports or music journalism while also maintaining his family flooring business.
Victoria Simmons
Staff Writer
Victoria Simmons is a communication junior at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She transferred from Northwest Vista College to A&M-San Antonio in fall of 2021. She works as a cashier at her local H-E-B plus. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music while taking long walks. Upon graduating, she hopes to pursue a career in the arts as a creative director or photojournalist.
Mia Vasquez
Social Media Editor
Mia Vasquez is a Communications junior with a minor in Business at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She works part-time with Recreational Sports at the A&M San Antonio fitness center. She enjoys dancing and going to concerts. After graduation, she plans to open her own dance studio.
Amber Esparza
Photo Editor
Amber Esparza is a junior Communications major at Texas A&M University - San Antonio. She transferred from the Alamo Colleges with Associate degrees in Radio-Television-Broadcasting and Journalism. Amber loves all things media. After earning her BA in Journalism, Amber hopes to continue on to grad school to pursue her MFA in Film.
Emily Alvarez
Multimedia Editor
Emily Alvarez is a senior communication major and Multimedia Editor for The Mesquite at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She received an Associate of Arts from Palo Alto College in May 2018. She is a full-time college student who loves to watch movies, listen to music, and play video games in her spare time. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in media writing, video editing or photography.
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