The Chaparral is published by the Journalism 4 AB&C students five times per semester at College of the Desert in The Chaparral newsroom located at KCOD 72915 Park View Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260. The newspaper is free to the students and staff. Editorials are the opinion of the editorial board and do not necessarily reflect the views of the student body, staff or administration. Letters to the editor must be signed and delivered to The Chaparral newsroom one week prior to production dates. Letters are subject to editing for space, libel, obscenity, and disruption of the educational process.


EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Alexandria Rosales

COPY EDITOR: Colin Chapdelaine

PRODUCTION MANAGER: Christyanne San Juan



FRONT PAGE: Christyanne San Juan & Jacqueline Lopez

CAMPUS: Harrison Bluto & Erin Halbeisen

LOCAL: Melissa Espinoza & Rosie Garcia

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: Carlos Garcia & Victor Maldonado

TRENDING: Harrison Bluto

OPINON: Amber Juarez, Jacob Schulte, & Nancy Mazmanian

SPORTS: Anthony Mendolia, Colin Chapdelaine, Melissa Espinoza, & Victor Maldonado


FACULTY ADVISER: Laurilie Jackson

MEDIA LAB TECHNICIAN: Alexandro Zatarain