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

2020-2021 Staff

Jackson Wettstein

Jackson Wettstein

Jackson Wettstein is senior majoring in Media Arts with a focus in media production. He enjoys coffee, traveling, and photography.

Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia is a senior Media Arts major with a focus on Media Studies and a minor in Digital Journalism. She started working for Island Waves in the Spring 2021 semester and hopes to strengthen her...

Pooja Bhakta

Pooja Bhakta

Pooja Bhakta is a graduate student working on her Master’s degree in Communication and is expected to graduate in May 2022. She’s been working for Island Waves since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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 ...

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.

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.

Chloe Stanley

Chloe Stanley

Chloe Stanley is a sophomore majoring in English with a focus in literary studies and a minor in women, gender, and sexuality studies. She is a lover of good coffee and great books.

Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson is a senior majoring in Communication Studies with minors in Digital Journalism and Biology. She is from Austin, Texas, and enjoys visiting the beach, creating digital art, and gardening in h...