The Chaparral

2022-2023 Staff

Holly Hinman
Editor-In-Chief

Holly Hinman

Holly is a second-year student majoring in Film, Television, and Electronic Media (AA-T) at College of the Desert. She has experience in print and broadcast journalism. Currently working towards her associate’s degree, Holly ...

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Assignment Editor and Staff Reporter

Carl Schoemig

Carl is an international student from Germany at College of the Desert, receiving his Associates degree in Mass Communication in Fall 2022. He is a returning student at COD, after graduating with an Associates Degree in Studio...

Dean Trombino
Copy Editor and Sports Reporter

Dean Trombino

I'm Dean Trombino. I am a second year journalism major at College of the Desert and I am the copy editor and a sports reporter for The Chaparral  this Fall 2022 semester. This is my first year with the school newspaper and I'm...

Ethan Penrod
Sports Reporter

Ethan Penrod

Ethan is a journalism major. This is his second year at College of the Desert. While being a member of the baseball team, he looks to blend his sports knowledge with writing to pursue a career in sports journalism. Ethan looks...

Fernanda Medina
Staff Reporter

Fernanda Medina

I am a second-year journalism major at Cod, I plan to transfer after getting my associate's to hopefully Cal State Long Beach or California Polytechnic State University. This is my first year with the school's newspaper and I...

Gianni Olivares
Staff Reporter

Gianni Olivares

Gianni is in his second year at College of the Desert and is majoring in journalism. With the experience that he will get from The Chaparral, he hopes to use it to help further his career in journalism. He plans on transferring...

Brianna Jaime
Staff Reporter

Brianna Jaime

I am a journalism major with a passion for writing, poetry and anything artistic. This is my first year back since the beginning of covid and a degree change from studying psychology. My goal is to transfer to a four year, particularly...