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THE WORD: What happened over winter break?

THE WORD: What happened over winter break?

Photos and interviews by Jamie Verwys at Downtown and West campuses “I got to meet some of my favorite Suicide Girls.” Loralei Gordon Major: Undecided “Job searching.” Gabe Aragon Major: Dance “I was able to turn a parking ticket into a charge against the city for conspiracy for extortion.” Derrick Espadas Major: Accounting “I learned […]

THE WORD: What super power would you choose?

THE WORD: What super power would you choose?

Photos and interviews by Sebastian Barajas at Downtown Campus “Instant memory recall, because school would be easier.” Adam Alfrey Major: Psychology “Invisibility so I can hear people and be where I shouldn’t.” Tanya Streich Major: Undecided “Teleportation, because it eliminates the need to travel.” Dylan Tobia Major: Programming “Super speed, so I would never get […]

THE WORD: What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

THE WORD: What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

Interviews and photos by Brenda Pacheco at East Campus   “Pie like pumpkin or pecan.” Hannah Andrews   “Probably ham.” Cody Chrispen “I really love the gravy that my mom makes. I could eat it for days.” Rachel Hayes   “Tofurky.” Matt Shaw “Plain mashed potatoes.” Alyssa Ancheta

THE WORD: Should marijuana be legalized?

THE WORD: Should marijuana be legalized?

Photos and interviews by Michael Anderson at East Campus “I am very against it, because it’s a gateway drug.” Jake Bashore Major: Undecided “I’m all for it.” Eric Piper Major: Accounting “I’m against it because it’s easy to get addicted to and it can have negative side effects.” Stephanie Riether Major: Health care “I personally […]

THE WORD: What are your plans for Halloween?

THE WORD: What are your plans for Halloween?

Interviews and photos by Shaq Davis on Desert Vista Campus     “Working on campus.”   Ricardo Gutierrez   Major: Criminal justice       “Hit up haunted houses.”   Azhia White   Major: Zoology       “Go to a house party as Catwoman.”   Ebony Stoglin   Major: Broadcast journalism       […]

THE WORD: What's your biggest turn off?

THE WORD: What’s your biggest turn off?

Interviews and photos by Dana Boyd at Northwest Campus “Smoking.” Ben Garcia Major: Undecided “Pretentious people.” Carla DeMore Major: Political Science “Being clingy.” Yvlnne Venalonsl Major: Communications “Gauges.” Joseph Bustus Major: Nursing “A boring personality.” Devin Juan Major: General education

The Word: What are you listening to?

The Word: What are you listening to?

Interviews and photos by Shana Rose at West Campus “Chris Brown, ‘Marvin’s Room’” Destiny Joe Major: Fashion retail “Lil Wayne, ‘Pure Colombia’” Louie Aldridge Major: Business “Videos on ‘Achievement Hunter’” Anthony Gonzalez Major: Game design “Idle Lover, ‘Thenewno2’” Ruben Trejo Major: Engineering “The Weeknd, ‘The Birds (Part 1)’” Alyssa Robinette Major: Biology

THE WORD: What’s best about being back at school?

THE WORD: What’s best about being back at school?

Interviews and photos by Loc Tran at Downtown Campus and West Campus “Having a set schedule.” Alyson Kunselman Major: General Studies “The community.” Raymond Galmares Major: Science “Being back around the school atmosphere and having something to do.” Cody Arviso-Nelson Major: Undecided “Feeling productive during the week instead of just working and partying.” Maya Bernal […]

THE WORD: What are your plans for summer?

THE WORD: What are your plans for summer?

Interviews and photos by Barry Jed Richardson Jr. at Desert Vista and West Campus “Finishing up with school, hopefully working, using the knowledge I acquired here.” Melinda Celaya Major: Nursing “Working and taking summer classes.” Alysha Molina          Major: Nursing “Basically, keep going to school and get all the classes I need for airframe certification. Maybe […]

THE WORD: What’s the biggest environmental threat?

THE WORD: What’s the biggest environmental threat?

Interviews and photos by Jorge Encinas at Downtown Campus “Humankind itself … we need to take precaution for things that can be avoided.” Jacob Weiss Major: Undeclared “Trash in landfills or pollution from fossil fuels.” Randy Shock Major: Economics “Global warming is getting too hot, and traffic from cars increases the pollution.” Alsadig Nimir Major: […]

THE WORD: What’s your favorite prank?

THE WORD: What’s your favorite prank?

Interviews and photos by Cole Potwardowski at East Campus “I don’t really prank people that much.” Jessica Cornell Major: Nursing “Rig the kitchen sink and spray them with water.” Connor Sams Major: Fire science “Hide something of theirs, like their candy.” David Deeb Major: Business “It depends on the person, nothing super mean.” Marisa Wysocki […]

THE WORD: What is your favorite part of spring?

THE WORD: What is your favorite part of spring?

Interviews and photos by Rose Valenzuela at Desert Vista  “The weather and the ability to spend time with my son.” Eva Lisenbey Major: Medical assistant “I like that all the flowers are blooming.” Vierda Behner Major: Medical assistant “I like that we have Spring Break.” Heath Chambless Major: Social services “I like visiting my family.” […]

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

Interviews and photos by Paloma Mello at Northwest Campus “Spend some time with friends, family, and possibly go up to a cabin.” Ophir Morales Major: Undecided “Hanging out with friends and catching up on sleep.” Betty Smith Major: Computer Science “Going to Oklahoma to be with my boyfriend.” Diane Nicole Porrier Major: Visual Arts “Three-day […]

THE WORD: With football season over, what will you do?

THE WORD: With football season over, what will you do?

Interviews and photos by Jaime Hernandez at West Campus “I am not a big football fan, so it’ll probably be studying as usual.” Kate Cross Major: Nursing “Cooking and eating noodles, watching TV and playing ‘Fallout 3,’ a video game.” Cortland Williams Major: Video game design “Playing golf with my friends, doing homework.” Abul Aloraifan […]

THE WORD: How do you feel about Valentine’s Day?

THE WORD: How do you feel about Valentine’s Day?

Photos and interviews by Diego Lozano III at Downtown Campus “I feel like it’s a day to appreciate all your loved ones. Just let them know how much you love them.” Liliana Zayas Major: Pre-business “I never celebrate Valentine’s Day.” Adrian Gutierrez Major: Biology “I believe it helps you to re-access your relationship and to […]