The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Island Waves

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Island Waves

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Island Waves

2019-2020 Staff

Emily Trevino

Emily Trevino

Emily Trevino is a senior majoring in English who has been a part of Island Waves since fall semester in 2019. She enjoys writing, gaming, creating art and watching horror movies in her free time....

Karen Nguyen

Karen Nguyen

Karen Nguyen is pursuing an MBA with the College of Business after graduating with a bachelor's of Science in Health Science from TAMU-CC in Spring 2019. She can understand conversational Vietnamese and...

Gabriella Ruiz

Gabriella Ruiz

Gabriella Ruiz is a senior Media Arts major with a focus in Media Studies and a minor in Digital Journalism. She has been working with Island Waves since her freshman year and has been able to take on in...

Karina Garcia

Karina Garcia

Karina F. Garcia is a first generation student at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. She is set to graduate Spring of 2022 with a Bachelors in English Writing Studies, and a minor in Digital ...

Caitlin Abrego

Caitlin Abrego

Caitlin Abrego is a senior Graphic Design major, and is a huge Harry Potter fan, her favorite quote being, "Wit beyond measure is a man's greatest treasure."

Caleigh Sowder

Caleigh Sowder

Caleigh Sowder is a senior English major with an emphasis in literary studies. She is set to graduate in May 2020 with the hopes of working at a publishing company afterwards.

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia is a post baccalaureate majoring in Communications Studies. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Jonathan aims to be a strong speaker in the communications field. He also loves long walks...

Matthew Tamez

Matthew Tamez

Senior Communication Studies major with an associate's degree in Journalism. Experienced in news writing, photography, and media design.

Arianna Aloia

Arianna Aloia

Arianna Aloia is a Sophomore Communications major with an emphasis on Media Production. She enjoys photography and videography and hopes to one day film movies and music videos.

Miguel Gutierrez

Miguel Gutierrez

Miguel Gutierrez is a senior English major. He advocates for liberty and truth.

Raul Alonzo Jr.

Raul Alonzo Jr.

Raul Alonzo Jr. is a senior Media Studies major with a minor in Digital Journalism. He likes to dabble in a few artistic pursuits in his free time, including printmaking, zine-publishing and, most recently,...

Sierra Lutz

Sierra Lutz

Sierra Lutz is a senior Graphic Design Major and is experienced in layout, journalism, inDesign and Illustrator.

Jennifer Bray

Jennifer Bray

Jen is a professor in Media Arts. She's a former broadcast journalist who worked for KTXS-TV, KXAN-TV and CNN in Atlanta. She enjoys creating multi-media art in her free time.