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The Mesquite News

Our 2020-2021 Student Team

Brigid Cooley
Brigid Cooley
Editor-in-Chief
Brigid Cooley is a senior Communications major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Editor-in-Chief at the Mesquite. Brigid received her associate of arts from Northwest Vista Community College in December of 2018. In her free time, she can be found performing original poetry and acting on stages around San Antonio. She is the founder of Page-to-Stage Theatre Co., an inter-generational theater group she hopes to turn into a non-profit organization.
Veronica Valdes
Veronica Valdes
Managing Editor
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
Clarissa Martinez
Assistant Editor
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
Maegan Mendoza
Photo Editor
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. Garcia
Dee A. Garcia
Multimedia Editor
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.
Gabrielle Tellez
Gabrielle Tellez
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.
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