Meet the Staff

Ahmed Ahmed
Opinion Editor

Hi, my name is Ahmed. I am a sophomore in the culinary program, and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I enjoy writing about current affairs.

Aila Pasic
Staff

Hi, I'm Aila Pasic and this is my first year as part of the newspaper team. I'm excited to take part in the newspaper and to also write amazing stories, but also nervous because I want to exceed everyone's expectations.

Farhad Yazdani
Staff

Hi, I'm Farhad Yazdani and this is my first year on the newspaper team. I'm excited to better my writing abilities and I'm excited to see how this year goes.

Gurleen Swaich
Co-Editor in chief

Aye, I'm Gurleen Swaich and I'm the new Co-Editor in chief for News & Features. This is my second year in journalism and I'm super excited to be able to help the new students, as well as continue writing.

Hanae Furugaki
Staff

Hey, I'm Hanae, and this is my first year on the newspaper team. I enjoy listening to different people's stories, and I'm looking forward to what I can be a part of this year.

Hannah Paine
Staff

Hi, I'm Hannah Paine and I'm a sophomore in the Fashion Design program. This is my first year on the newspaper staff and I'm super excited to write interesting stories and make memories with friends.

Jackson Bogan
Staff

Hi, I am Jackson and I'm a junior in the Engineering program. This is my second year on the newspaper staff. I enjoy playing video games.

Julia Jauregui
Co-Editor in chief

Hey y'all! I'm Julia and this is my first year as Co-editor-in-chief for the A&E, Multimedia and Opinion sections. I enjoy writing reviews, news stories and more. I am eager to learn more in the process of helping my fellow staffers.

Juliana Borruso
Multimedia Editor

Hi! I'm Juliana and I'm the multimedia editor for the Southwest Shadow this year. This is my third year in journalism, and I'm excited to see what it has in store!

Kamiran Hinton
Staff

Hi, my name is Kamiran. I am a sophomore in the Dental program and this is my first year on the newspaper staff.

Kamryn Baldenebro
Staff

Hey, I’m Kamryn and I’m a sophomore in the Respiratory Therapy program. This is my first year on staff. This year I’m looking forward to meeting new people and becoming a better writer.

Dean Carrasco
Cartoonist

Hi, my name is Dean. It's my first year on the newspaper staff and I enjoy creating editorial cartoons.

Kayla Thomas
Staff

Hi, I'm Kayla and I'm a sophomore in the Respiratory Therapy program. This is my first year on the newspaper staff and I'm really looking forward to making new friends and becoming a better writer.

Kristin Bernasor
Staff

Hi, I'm Kristin and I'm a junior in the Nursing program. I'm looking forward to experiencing my first year on the newspaper staff and writing interesting stories.

Madison Land
Staff

Hello, I'm Madison and I am a junior in the Fashion Design program. I'm new to the newspaper staff, but I know I can write some amazing things for everyone to enjoy.

Monserrat Mendieta
Staff

Hello, my name is Monserrat Mendieta and I'm a sophomore in the Nursing program. This is my first year in journalism so I'm excited to be more immersed in the SWCTA community.

Naila Yazdani
A&E Editor

Hey, my name is Naila and I'm the new A&E editor for this upcoming school year! This is my second year in journalism and I'm so excited to better mywriting skills and help out the new staff members!

Rhamil Taguba
Staff

Hey! My name is Rhamil Taguba, and I'm a sophomore in Nursing. It's my first year with the Southwest Shadow, and I'm excited to learn about the effort it takes to be a journalist!

Tishie Nyitray
Staff

Hi, my name is Tishie Nyitray. I am a sophomore in the Fashion Design program. This is my first year on the newspaper staff, and I am really excited to learn more about journalism and writing this year!

Truong Phan
Staff

Hey, I'm Truong and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year as a part of the newspaper staff. I'm excited for the upcoming year.