The Chaparral

2020-2021 Staff

Andrew Yzaguirre
Editor-In-Chief

Andrew Yzaguirre

Andrew is a journalism major. This is his second year with The Chaparral, and he covers sports. Andrew's favorite sports include golf, football and motorsports. His goal is to work for Golf Digest or live in Europe and cover...

Trisha Valdez
Copy Editor

Trisha Valdez

Trisha is a journalist major, and this will be her 3rd year at College of the Desert. She is the copy editor this semester and is excited to start this new year. She has a passion for writing and anything that involves the arts....

Yaelin Ramirez
Social Media Editor

Yaelin Ramirez

Yaelin Ramirez is majoring in journalism. This is her third year at College of the Desert. She has been passionate about writing and storytelling since high school. Yaelin joins The Chaparral her first semester.

Adjoa Aikins
Staff Reporter

Adjoa Aikins

Adjoa is majoring in journalism and communications, and though her passion lies in writing, it also lies in humanitarian efforts. She aspires to become a news reporter and sees herself working in public relations later in her ...

Dominick Jahnig
Staff Reporter

Dominick Jahnig

Dominick is a second-year student at College of the Desert to get his associate's degree in journalism. His goal is to continue his education and eventually pursue a bachelor's degree in sports journalism at Arizona State University.

Tony Ramos
Staff Reporter

Tony Ramos

Tony is a communication major with a passion for media and entertainment. This is his first year at COD and since becoming a Roadrunner has joined The Chapparal as a staff reporter and has become a radio show host at KCOD’s...

Cindy Harding
Staff Reporter

Cindy Harding

Cindy is majoring in journalism. This is her first year here at College of the Desert. She loves to travel and hopes to bring her 25 years of tourism experience together with her love of writing. She is excited to craft her writing...