The Globe

Journalism Biographies


Magaly Lopez

Hello, my name is Magaly Lopez. I am seventeen years old and currently a senior at our lovely school Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I am very excited for this year because I know for a fact that The Globe will grow even more than it already has. The Globe has gone from the paper edition to an online newspaper. As the editor-in-chief I feel that my staff can accomplish anything we set our minds to. Some fun facts about me are:  I am a dog lover, a MCLC cheerleader, I love to listen to Pandora and watch Cake Boss. I am looking forward to this being the year. The Globe can overcomes any obstacle!

Digital Editor

Jailine Juarez
Digital Editor

Hello, I’m a junior at LASGS. This is my second year in journalism and I’m the Digital Editor for the Globe. I’m very athletic and I was in the MCLC Girls Soccer team for two years. I love spending time with my friends and family.:)

Public Relations

Paola Barajas
Ad/ Public Relations Editor

My name is Paola Barajas and I’m a senior here at Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I like to listen to music and have a good time with my friends. I can also say I’m a big Hello Kitty fan. I really enjoy being part of The Globe staff because we have worked so hard to make it the best.

Melissa Lopez
Ad/ Public Relations Editor

Hello, my name is Melissa Lopez.  I’m a junior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I was born in East Los Angeles but raised in Downtown L.A. by my two parents. I can be very creative and make colorful things.

Marina Pauc
Ad/ Public Relations Team

Hi, my name is Marina and I am currently a junior at Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I like hanging out with my friends and listening to music. At first, I can be a shy person but once you get to know me I can really open up to you and actually treat you like a friend.

Edith Gomez

Ad/ Public Relations Team

News Section

Lorena Medina

News Editor

Heidi Maqueos
News Editor

Hi, my name is Heidi Maqueos and I’m a SENIOR (Yay, my last year!) at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I love to exercise and being outdoors. My dream is to go to college and become a successful news reporter

Christian Agbagala
News Reporter
My name is Christian Agbagala. I’m 15 years old and I’m a Junior. I was born and raised in the Philippines and I migrated to Los Angeles to have a better career and to be successful. I’m a News Reporter on our newspaper. I love to play basketball and video games. I love Apple gadgets and my dream is to work in the company Apple as a software engineer.

Lorena Medina

News Editor

My name is Lorena Medina. I am a junior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. This is my first semester in Journalism and I hope to do a good job. I am working in the News section and my position is a reporter. I was born in Los Angeles. Both of my parents are from Mexico. I am a responsible person. In my freetime, I like to sketch and draw.

Ewayne Dejuan Berry
News Reporter

My name is Ewayne Dejuan Berry. I live in Downtown Los Angeles, but originally from Watts, California. Some of my hobbies are to play football, play basketball, and earn money because without money your nothing. I enjoy being on the journalism staff because I like to keep people informed on important things that are going on around the world or the school grounds. Also, I like to talk and read which makes this class a perfect match for me because im doing something I like to do. 😀

Hugo Del Aguila
News Videography

My name is Hugo Del Aguila I am a junior at LASGS and this is my first time in Journalism. My position in the Journalism staff is videography. Some things about me are that I skate. I also listen to Underground Hip-Hop most of the time.

Culture Section

Miguel Anduray
Section Editor for Culture/Special Section

I am a senior attending LASGS. I love to play sports.  I especially enjoy soccer and running. I am on the Cobra Soccer Team as the Junior Varsity Captain. I  also love Electronic Dance Music. My favorite genres are Trance and Dubstep. I am very friendly and love meeting new people. So if you see me, say hi!

Tiffany Herrera
Editor for the Culture and Special section

I am very passionate about reading and writing . This is why I wanted to be a part of the journalism team. I love games, music, and  movies. Challenges make people stronger and I felt that by being a editor of a section, that I would be able to push myself and improve my writing skills. Aim for the gold!

Veronica Velasco
Culture Reporter

Hey everyone! My name is Veronica and I am a current senior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I love listening to music, including music from foreign countries. I love reading about different kinds of cultures and their interesting traditions and celebrations. I’m also a big anime/manga otaku fan!   If any of you have any recommendations, please don’t hesitate to share.

Matthew Martinez
Culture Reporter

My name is Matthew Martinez. I am a junior at Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I am a reporter for the culture and poetry section. In my spare time, I like to play video games and play guitar. I also like to watch movies. This is my first year in journalism and I’m looking forward to it.

Arlene Cardona
Culture Photographer

I am a junior at Global Studies. I played basketball for two years here at Miguel Contreras.  One of my weaknesses is I slack off a lot. One of my strength is oral communication.

Opinion Section

Omar Antonio
Opinion Section Editor

My name is Omar Antonio. I am a Junior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. My hobbies include listening to music, writing anything during my spare time and drawing. In the future I would like to become a big shot journalist.

Karen Lazo
Opinion Editor

Hi, I’m Karen Lazo, this is my second year as a part of the Journalism team. When I grow up, I want to travel the world and write/take pictures of the things I see. I also want to work with many non-profit organizations and eventually create my own.  I have many interests like every other teenager! I like playing sports (soccer), listening to  music, watching movies and going out with my family. I really enjoy this class because I love writing and want to take Journalism classes in college. I also want to become a veterinarian because of my love for animals..

Monica Garibay
Opinion Reporter

I am 16 years old and I am a junior at LASGS. This is my first time in journalism and I am a reporter for the Opinion section. I like music and my favorite color is blue. I enjoy all sports and played for the MCLC soccer team my freshman year.


Jonathan Ortega
Opinion Reporter

My name is Jonathan Ortega. I am a junior at LASGS. I like to play horror video games and draw. I want to be successful in life and graduate from high school.

Sports Section

 Dahlia Perez
Sports Editor

Hi, my name is Dahlia Perez and i  I am a senior here at LASGS. I am the sports editor and a reporter for our online newspaper, The Globe. I love being a sports reporter and editor because I love sports, especially soccer. I like playing sports but rarely due to a knee injury. I enjoy watching soccer and writing about it.  As for my culture, I come from a Guatemalan background, but I was born and  raised in Los Angeles. In the future, I want to pursue a career in journalism and communications field because I want to be a sports reporter/broadcaster.

Bryan Garcia
Sports Reporter

My name is Bryan Garcia. I am currently a junior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies and I am the class of 2014. My interests are swimming, watching movies, and traveling to new places. I enjoy playing sports such as: basketball, soccer, floor hockey, and so on. My objective in life is to become an intellectual Astronomer or Criminologist known throughout the world.

Jose Castro
Sports Reporter

I am currently a junior at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I am the sports reporter bringing you news about everything sports related. I have a deep passion for sports because they bring many people from different places together to play in friendly competition. I was born in Torrance, CA but raised in Los Angeles. I am looking forward to reading and writing many sports articles this semester.

Joseph Herrera
Sports Reporter

Hey, my name is Joseph Herrera and I am currently a junior here at LASGS and a sports reporter for The Globe. Well, first of all, I love sports! I especially enjoy playing and watching football and soccer. I would love to play for the Contreras’ football team next year.

Luis Zamago
Sports Photographer

I’m a junior here at Global Studies. I’ve been here for 3 years. I’m am interested in track bikes.

Marcial Clemente
News Reporter

My name is Marcial Clemente, I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I’m a junior here at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I am a videographer for the sports section.  This is my first year of taking journalism and I’m really looking forward to it. I’m a really outgoing person. I like hanging out with friends, love listening to music, and I like to play video games. I really like sports! My favorite sports are: football, soccer, and basketball.


Edith Gomez

I’m currently a junior at Los Angeles School of Global Studies. I come from a Salvadorian family. I’m about to turn 17 years old on November 26th. I want to purse a career as a member of  S.W.A.T. I plan to enter the Police Academy once I’m finished with High School and go to UCLA. One of my favorite things to do is spend time with my friends.




Ronald Long

My name is Ronald Long. I am not a loquacious person and my motto about speaking is “loquacity is silver, but silence is golden”. I am also very concise and a serious person.I enjoy reading a wide range of books from Frankenstein to We by Zamyatin.


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