The Word

THE WORD: What do you want from Donald Trump?

February 16, 2017

Photos and interviews by Dakota Fincher at Downtown Campus “I guess I’d like to see less homelessness because that’d be really great for us homeless people. I’d like to see more people going to school or work, or both.” Piper Dawn Major: Business   “Personally, me being a foreigner, a better view of the world. […]

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THE WORD: What’s the nation’s greatest challenge?

December 8, 2016

Photos and interviews by Bryan Orozco at West Campus     “I’d say the economy for sure. I think our future president has some good ideas, but I’m not sure he knows how to work them out.” Dulce Clark Major: Pre-medical   “Probably unity between the people.” Charles Perkins Major: Electrical engineering   “Financial aid. […]

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THE WORD: Thoughts on Trump becoming president?

November 22, 2016

Photos and interviews by Nicholas Trujillo at Desert Vista Campus “Either way, no one was going to be happy. People shouldn’t judge everyone else, because everyone has a different opinion.” Paul Silva Major: Mechanical engineering “It caused a lot of hate between everyone. We have to learn to connect with each other and just deal […]

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THE WORD: What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food?

November 10, 2016

Photos and interviews by Arlaeth Ramirez at Downtown Campus   “Sweet potatoes. It’s like desert while eating dinner.” Logan Slater Major: Liberal arts   “Mashed potatoes have to be my favorite, just because of the gravy.” Jasmine Ballesteros Major: Physiology   “My mom puts good stuff in the mashed potatoes. I’m not sure what I […]

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THE WORD: Do you feel involved with Desert Vista?

September 29, 2016

Photos and interviews by Nicholas Trujillo at Desert Vista Campus “The campus is really small and that’s what I like about it. It feels safe here. It feels like everyone here is more serious with what they want to do.” Elias Lopez Major: Welding               “I feel like I […]

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THE WORD: What are your craziest summer plans?

May 5, 2016

Photos and interviews by D.R. Williams on East Campus                                                                                        

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THE WORD: How are you helping the environment?

April 21, 2016

Photos and interviews by Andres Chavira at East Campus

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THE WORD: What was your worst spring break experience?

March 10, 2016

Photos and interviews by S. Paul Bryan  

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THE WORD: What is your ideal Valentine’s Day?

February 11, 2016

photos and interviews by Melina Casillas on Desert Vista Campus “Spending time with loved ones and eating a lot of junk food.” Mariah Zavala Major: Associate of Science “A beach setup at sunset with candles, a blanket.” David Fernandez Major: Business administration “Something spontaneous, as long as it’s not ‘Netflix’ and chilling.” Kelsey Ribbeck Major: […]

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THE WORD: Have you ever littered and why?

January 28, 2016

Photos and interviews by D.R Williams on West Campus   “When I was younger. I just never gave it a second thought.” Ashitari Perez  Major: Photography   “I don’t litter. I pick up trash when I go hiking if I see it. “ Charles Loy Major: Arts and Entertainment   “Never. I’ve always tried to pick […]

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THE WORD: Which music genre motivates you the most?

December 10, 2015

“When I’m studying, I listen to symphonies by Schubert because they have no lyrics in them.” Anmol Jain Major: Computer Science “I grew up listening to jazz. It helps me focus and relax myself.” Ariela Edelman Major: Medical Lab Tech “Anything hardcore or heavy, like hip-hop or metal.”  Jonathan Vasquez Major: Dental Hygiene “It varies. […]

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THE WORD: What are you most ungrateful for this semester?

November 24, 2015

Tabby McCarty Major: Undecided Luke Smith Major: Business   Isabella Lopez Major: Dental Assistant Education Bakarie Wilks Major: Veterinary Science Quinn Hoenig Major: Hydrology  

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THE WORD: What is the greatest issue facing America today?

October 29, 2015

Photos and interviews by Nate Kezer “I’m gonna go with education. I Like Bernie Sander’s proposal of universal college education.” Tobias Hodges Major: Undecided “I would say gay marriage, because everyone deserves to be happy” Marisa Cannon Major: Dental Hygiene “I would say probably immigration laws, because lots of people want to immigrate to the […]

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