The Telescope Newspaper Staff — Spring 2021
Summer Aguirre/ Editor-In-Chief/News Editor
Summer Aguirre is a journalism major in her last semester at The Telescope. She is transferring to Arizona State University in the fall of 2021, and is interested in studying sports journalism and focusing on digital broadcast arts. Outside of school she likes to play tennis, run, create any medium of art, and take her beagle puppy with her everywhere..
Nick Ng/Opinion/Copy Editor
Nick “Nicolás” Ng is starting his fifth semester at Palomar College, going for the A.A. in journalism. He had earned a B.A. in Graphic Communications at San Diego State University in 2001 and is undecided on whether to pursue a M.A. in Communications or Journalism or not. Before the pandemic, Nick was working as a certified massage therapist and personal trainer as well as a freelance writer.
Personal interests include learning Brazilian Portuguese and Italian, salsa dancing, weightlifting, parkour, and philosophy of science. He is grateful that he had travelled in Northern Europe, Brazil, Chile, and across the U.S. and Canada in the last five years pre-Covid-19.
Max Cruz/ Sports Editor
Max Cruz is in his second year at Palomar studying Journalism. He hopes to transfer to either SDSU or SJSU and later work for Barstool Sports. In his spare time he likes to box, play video games, and lift weights.
Adam Correa/Blogs/Asst. Sports Editor
Adam Correa is a student at Palomar College studying Journalism. He hopes to transfer to SDSU and become a news anchor, reporter, or writer. In his spare time, he likes to read and workout.
Jackson Garrett/Arts and Asst. News Editor
Jackson Garrett is a freshman at Palomar studying journalism. He hopes to transfer on a baseball scholarship and work his way up to become a sportswriter. In his free time, he likes to surf and play guitar.
Matt Baker/Staff Writer
Matt Baker is a sophomore at Palomar College studying communications. He hopes to transfer to SDSU and work in Public Relations. In his spare time, he likes to watch and keep up with sports and reading.
Emmanuel Barrera/Staff Writer
Emmanuel Barrera is a freshman at Palomar studying communications/journalism. He hopes to transfer to a CSU by the fall of 2022 and become a sports journalist. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sports and creates podcasts.
Jordyn Capra/Staff Writer
Jordyn Capra is a sophomore at Palomar studying journalism. She hopes to transfer to Cal State Long Beach and become an investigative reporter. In her spare time, she likes to go to the beach, foster puppies and take photos.
Aimee De Luna / Staff Writer
Aimee De Luna is in her second year at Palomar majoring in journalism. She hopes to transfer to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and become a magazine editor one day. In her free time she likes to crochet, read, and play with her cat.
Natalie E. Gutierrez/Staff Writer
Natalie E. Gutierrez is a sophomore at Palomar College where she is currently majoring in Journalism. She is passionate about writing and hopes to transfer to Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York, as well as planning to become a writer for a prestigious newspaper or news channel. In her spare time, she runs a business for hair-care, skin-care, and wellness. She also enjoys hiking, researching politics and investigative stories, as well as listening to her favorite music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s.
Jake Koehler/Staff Writer
Jake Koehler is completing a one-year Journalism certificate program at Palomar. He is also in his third year at Oregon State University as a liberal studies major. Jake loves to write about sports and music. His primary areas of expertise are football, basketball, and hip-hop music. You can often find Jake at the golf course in his spare time.
Hayley Lawson/Staff Writer
Hayley Lawson is in her second year at Palomar and is studying journalism. She is looking forward to transferring to San Diego State to pursue her dream of becoming a sideline sports reporter. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts and spending time at the beach.
Jamie Martinez/Staff Writer
Jamie Martinez is a sophomore at Palomar studying Journalism. Her goal is to transfer to Cal State Fullerton and is leaning towards studying broadcast journalism. In her spare time, she likes to explore new places and go for walks at the beach.
Thalia Medina/Staff Writer
Thalia Medina is a student at Palomar College majoring in Journalism. She plans to transfer to Cal State San Marcos. In her spare time, she likes to cook and go to the movies.
Parker Meister/Staff Writer
Parker Meister is a student at Palomar College receiving two AA’s and is currently waiting patiently to transfer to a four-year college and follow his dream of being a sports analyst. He currently is majoring in communications with an emphasis in broadcasting. In his free time, Parker shows his artistic talent shooting film photography and modifying his car. He also serves as a member to the AA community.
Emiliano Ramos/Staff Writer
Emiliano Ramos is a sophomore at Palomar College, studying Journalism. He hopes to transfer to CSULB and become a sports reporter. In his spare time, he likes to play basketball and read.
Morgan Davidson is a sophomore at Palomar and is studying journalism and communications. She hopes to transfer to SDSU and work in public relations for an entertainment company. After work and school she likes to play video games and create content on TikTok and Instagram.
Riley Sullivan/Staff Writer
Riley Sullivan is in her third year at Palomar College studying journalism. She plans on transferring to either Cal State Fullerton or Cal State Northridge in the fall. In her free time, she enjoys watching films, reading, and playing basketball.
Matthew Villapando/Staff Writer
Matthew Villapando is a freshman at Palomar studying nursing planning to transfer to CSU Fullerton. In his free time, he enjoys working on his car and taking it on long drives. He also loves “jamming out to all types of genres of music that I enjoy that makes me wanna dance all out.”
Giovanni Vallido/Staff Writer
Giovanni Vallido is first year Palomar student and Journalism major. He plans on transferring to either CSUF or CSULB and pursuing to become a sports journalist. In his spare time. he works as a photographer, enjoys reading, movies, coffee, and all forms of sports.
Lucas Vore/Staff Writer
Lucas Vore is a sophomore at Palomar. He is currently studying media relations and hopes to transfer to CSUSM. In his free time, he loves to watch movies, play video games, and eat burritos. If you ever need a recommendation for any of those, he’s the guy to talk to.
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