Meet The Team

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Tiffani Knowles

Faculty Advisor

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Tiffani Knowles is a former newspaper reporter, editor, radio & television producer and a proud alumna of Barry University. She currently freelances for several publications and is honored to be the faculty liaison to our award-winning student newspaper.

"Be the change you want to see in the world."

(305) 899-4572

tknowles@barry.edu

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Willima Nguyen

Layout & Graphics Editor

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Sophomore, Advertising & PR Major

"It always seems impossible until it's done."

- Nelson Mandela

 

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Anna Galaktionov

Web & Digital Editor

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Junior, Music Education Major, Education Minor

"On Christ the solid rock I stand. All other ground is sinking sand."

- Edward Mote

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Brianna Lopez

Copy Editor

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Senior, English Major

"Your life is your life
Don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
Be on the watch.
There are ways out.
There is a light somewhere.
It may not be much light but
It beats the darkness.
Be on the watch.
The gods will offer you chances.
Know them.
Take them.
You can’t beat death but
You can beat death in life, sometimes.
And the more often you learn to do it,
The more light there will be.
Your life is your life.
Know it while you have it.
You are marvelous
The gods wait to delight
In you."

- Charles Bukowski

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Isabel Pulgarin

Assistant Copy Editor & Staff Writer

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Sophomore, Communications & Media Studies Major

"Say what you need to say. Do what you need to do. Love who you want to love."

 

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Jimmy Muniz Jr.

Assistant Photo & Graphics Editor

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Senior, Graphic Design Major

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Dyck Dorlean

Assistant Graphics Editor

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Junior, Art & Design Major

"If you're always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

- Maya Angelou

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Suzannah Young

Social Media Coordinator & Staff Writer

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Junior, Communications & Media Studies Major,

Public Relations Major

"We only have the option to be our ALL CAPS self, or else, we're full of it. So it's all or nothing."

- Jackie Schimmel

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Ashley Mobley

Social Media Coordinator & Photographer

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Senior, Television & Digital Media Major,

Public Relations Minor

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon."

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Leonardo Triana

Social Media Coordinator

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Junior, Sports Management & Business Administration Major

"Impossible is nothing."

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Mariajose Fernandez

Ad Representative, Social Media Coordinator, & Staff Writer

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Sophomore, Public Relations & Advertising Major

"She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future."

- Proverbs 31:26

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Amanda Garcia Gonzalez

Staff Writer & Photographer

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Senior, Criminology Major,

Biomedical and Forensic Photography Major

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope."

- Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV)

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Lana Sumner-Borema

Staff Writer

Senior, Chemistry Major,

English Literature Major,

Biology Minor

"If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good"

- Ezra Pound

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Liz Calvo

Staff Writer

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Junior, Forensic Psychology Major,

Criminology Minor

"What you lacked was not wind. It's courage that allows you to become the first flying bird of the world."

 

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Liam Bouza

Staff Writer

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Senior, English Major,

Theatre Major

"I'm not here to see if I can (do it); because I can do it, I am here."

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Ingrid Moreno

Staff Writer

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Senior, Communications & Media Studies Major

"Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly."

- Robert H. Schuller

 

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Laura Blanco

Staff Writer

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Junior, Television & Digital Media Major,

Journalism Minor

"I don't know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future."

- Tim Tebow

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Jessica Espinoza

Staff Writer

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Senior, English Professional Writing Major,

Spanish Translation & Interpretation Minor

"Be patient with yourself, the best things sometimes aren't planned."

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Alyssa Diaz

Staff Writer

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Junior, Communications & Media Studies Major,

Journalism Minor

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing"

- Benjamin Franklin

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Sandra Pajovic

Photographer

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Senior, Communications & Media Studies Major

"Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need to do, in order to have what you want."

- Margaret Young