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Adrienne Vera-Perez

Adrienne Vera-Perez, Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Adrienne! I’m a sophomore in the Culinary & Hospitality program, and this is my first year as a staff writer. I’m looking forward to getting to know everyone on the newspaper team and to share my writing with the readers of the Southwest Shadow.

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In room H207, board members juniors Marc Chae and Tyrah Lamay lead the first SHFAA meeting. The club’s first meeting was on September 28th, but new members who are interested in joining are still welcome. “We’re looking for volunteer opportunities for our members right now,” Lamay said. “As vice president, I have to help plan our fundraisers and help advertise SHFAA. I really like what we’re planning to do with the club.”

Shelter, Homeless & Foster Animal Advocates Ready to Meet Goals

Adrienne Vera-Perez, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023
SHFAA will meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.
“Before Homecoming, I’m going to go to downtown Summerlin for photos,” sophomore Addison Marsh said. “There are a lot of cool lights there, and it’s also a good place to get some food before going to the dance.”

Q&A: What is the best Homecoming photo spot?

Adrienne Vera-Perez, Staff Writer
October 13, 2023
Find out students' favorite Hoco photo spots.
Celebrating their victory, last year’s Professional Academy (PA) cheer as they were announced to be the winners. “I came to this school last year, so I never got to go to the flag football games of years prior,” STUCO adviser Brandon Lafountain said. “I’m pretty excited now that I’ll be able to, because it’s like a tradition at the school.”

Flag Football Returns for PA/DA Game

Adrienne Vera-Perez, Staff Writer
October 11, 2023

After safety issues last year led to the Homecoming game being changed to kickball, students will be able to compete in flag football for the annual PA/DA game. “Playing the PA/DA game, and hosting...

Attempting to cool down an Engineering classroom, senior Brandon Pecayo adjusts a small portable fan. Over the past month, the F building has been one of the places on campus that has been the most affected by the AC breakdowns. “The fan in the room definitely makes it more comfortable to work,” Pecayo said. “I like being able to do my work in comfort instead of having to sit in the heat.”

Campus Air Conditioning Receives Much Needed Repair

Adrienne Vera-Perez, Staff Writer
September 21, 2023
After a month of abnormally hot temperatures, classrooms have finally cooled down.

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