The Cypress Chronicle is the student-operated newsroom on the campus at Cypress College. Student journalists produce stories about the college campus and surrounding community through online posts, social media, print, photography and more. Stories ranging from on-campus news to blogs and columns will be available at the audience’s fingertips, easily accessible on any smartphone, tablet, or computer. The Chronicle is dedicated to creating the best medium for online news and stories possible for the public. Interested in joining us? Register for JOUR 225, student media practicum (newsroom production).
Cypress Chronicle Newsroom
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Hello, I am excited to be back on the Cypress Chronicle team. I am pursuing a major in Journalism and look forward to seeing where it will take me in the future. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and love to play with my dogs. I hope to eventually merge writing and travel for my career.If you have a story to share or a news tip please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi My name is Sindy Salmeron, I’m a student Journalist at Cypress College. I’m currently pursuing a major in Journalism. I like to write about the issues that impact our society. In my spare time, I like to read and watch documentaries.
Amy Dao is a student journalist at the Cypress Chronicle. Before joining the newsroom, she was an intern for Jane Owen Public Relations in 2018 and has worked at Warner Bros from 2019 to 2021. During the pandemic, Amy has also taken on-set work as a Production Assistant for various different feature films and television series. She hopes to cover a diverse array of topics from education and politics to film and pop culture.
Johnny Garcia is a Journalism Major with a deep interest in all things entertainment. He has written for multiple websites on the topics of video games, tabletop games, movies, and television shows. He spends his free time writing fiction, creating video content, and practicing photography.
Marcos “Gonzo” Gonzales is a Navy veteran, he has worked on multiple podcasting broadcasts for churches and charities. Most notably for the Poison Mushroom Podcast (“Nsider” first season) for the Nintendo Corporation (2007-2011). After Gaming, his hobbies are Cycling, Travel, and Film.
Journalism Major and I intend to transfer to ASU or a Cal State, but undecided on which to attend. I enjoy binge watching television shows and movies and also enjoy traveling. I hope to one day cover my favorite sports teams in either being able to follow them behind the scenes or in broadcasting.
Pixie Iwata is a Journalism major, minoring in Photography. She enjoys reporting about issues that are not always touched about in mainstream media. Whether she’s photographing Los Angeles or social issues, there is always more meaning than what’s on the image. Some things she likes to do are sketch out cities and paint abstract portraits.
Hi my name is Crisitan Sandoval. My major is journalism, and my main focus is sports. One of my main goals is to do on field reporting. I also want to do broadcasting. I am a huge soccer and basketball fanatic and those are my main sports. I want to focus on my career. During my free time I enjoy working out, playing soccer, and hanging out with my family.
Melissa Peralta is a reporter for the Cypress Chronicle at Cypress College. In 2019, she attended the California Student Press Association summer workshop. She was a staff reporter of the Shamrock News at John F. Kennedy high school from 2018-19 before becoming editor-in-chief for the 2019-20 term.
I write news for the Cypress Chronicle and have a background in creative writing. As a journalist I cover community events and campus life. I live in North OC. My interests include technology, transportation, diversity and inclusion, and health and fitness. In my free time, I write poetry and fiction, enjoy reading horror, pizza, and walks.