The Mesquite News
Our 2020-2021 Student Team
Veronica Valdes is a junior communication major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Veronica received her associate of arts from Northwest Vista College in 2018. She works as a receptionist in addition to being a full-time student. In her spare time, she enjoys running, concerts and scoping out new restaurants. Upon graduating, Veronica hopes to pursue a career in journalism.
Clarissa Martinez is a junior communications major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She loves writing about important issues and also loves exploring interesting topics, such as movie and music reviews. In her spare time, she loves listening to music, watching movies and television shows, and going to concerts. In the future, she hopes to end up with a career in Film and Television Production or in Journalism.
Maegan Mendoza is a communications major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Born and raised in San Antonio, photography is her passion. She hopes to pursue a career in photo/video journalism or critical writing. When she isn’t working, she enjoys reading books or watching old sitcoms and playing video games.
Dee A. García is a communication junior at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. When not studying for classes, she is the multimedia editor for The Mesquite and DJs at various events. Dee is treasurer of Yoga Mind and enjoys dancing with her friends at Cowboys Dance Hall to relieve stress and have fun. She plans on pursuing video production for news stations.
Social Media 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.