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Bella Schneider is a junior studying Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations. She would love to work for a boutique  PR agency, such as Mayfair or Olive, and work on projects that help the fashion and entertainment industries. She is also super into Jewish life, running, and doing yoga.

Style Inspirations: Blair Waldorf, Elle Woods

Favorite Quote: “If you will it, it is no dream” – Heschel

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Jessica Herrera is a graduate student studying Journalism and Mass Communication. She works at a radio station and loves being in the studio recording commercials or producing other on -air shows. She would love to have her own radio show and then transition onto TV. Her hobbies are listening to music, dancing,  photography, and styling her clothes in different new and interesting ways.

Style Inspirations: Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian

Favorite Quote: “Let’s make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality” by Malala Yousafzai

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Jordan McLain is a sophomore majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. He hopes to become an editor or a producer for a studio in Los Angeles after he graduates college. Some of his hobbies are going to the gym, writing for the blog (of course), and studying. In his free time, he likes to socialize, watch YouTube, and take pictures.

Style Inspirations: He doesn’t have specific people he looks up to. His style is slightly influenced by some of the Youtubers he watches, but he mainly looks at stores like Urban Outfitters, and ASOS. Instagram definitely influences the clothes and outfits he’s exposed to as well.

Favorite Quote: “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but rising every time we fall.”- Nelson Mandela

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Karishma “Krush” Sood is a senior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications with a focus in public relations. She is also double minoring in Business and Digital Audiences. Her career goals include having a successful beauty blog and doing public relations for an NBA team or a fashion brand. Sood has been a dancer for 16 years and loves being creative through photography and painting. She also loves being as extra as possible when it comes to her makeup and outfits. And she can go on and on about anything NBA related.

Style Inspirations: Rihanna, Kendell Jenner, and Miley Cyrus

Favorite Quote: “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” – Chanel

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Alexis Watkins is a junior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. She would love to interview artists, whether that is in fashion or music and maybe even create some music herself. Working out, roller skating, reading and thrifting are a few of her favorite hobbies.She is a foodie, so she loves trying new places to eat. 

Style Inspirations: Bella Hadid and Zendaya

Favorite Quote: “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

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Deeanna Dornisch is a freshman majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. Her career goals are to write for a fashion magazine and pursue travel photography. Her hobbies include shopping and dancing. Dornisch loves to be outdoors and has a soft spot for dogs.

Style Inspiration: Kendall Jenner

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Camryn McLen is a junior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. Her dream job is to work for a fashion or lifestyle magazine such as ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR or Cosmopolitan, and hopes to possibly become an editor. She loves to listen to music, write, travel and shop.

Style Inspirations: Bella Hadid, Adut Akech, Lauren Perez and Devon Lee Carlson

Favorite Quote: “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana

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David Ulloa is a junior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. He received an Associates in Arts Degree from Glendale Community College and transferred to Cronkite in January 2020. He doesn’t know where he would like to work in the future, but he hopes to one day cover topics such as travel, fashion, small businesses, lifestyle and pop culture. Ulloa loves trying new restaurants and looking for new sneakers.

Style Inspirations: Old photos of his parents and their siblings, the people he grew up with (cousins and friends) and old streetwear ads.

Favorite Quote: “I am not afraid to look like an idiot.” – Anthony Bourdain

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Ava Mixon is freshman studying Journalism and Mass Communications. In the future, she hopes to work in the PR industry. She has a wide variety of interests, some include: fashion, sports, traveling and healthy living. She loves spending time in the city, shopping, taking pictures, trying new foods, going to concerts or just staying in and binging shows. 

Style Inspirations: The majority of Mixon’s inspiration comes from Pinterest. However, some of her fashion influences are the Kardashian/Jenner sisters, Katia and Emma MacDonald. Her hair inspirations are Jasmine Brown or Doja.

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Anna Montoya is a freshman studying Journalism and Mass Communications from Tucson, Arizona. Her overall goal in life is to be able to travel and write, whether that be in Public Relations, in a Magazine, or collaborating with brands. After retirement, she would like to write books as a way to continue her passion in creative writing. She loves to listen to music thrift, paint, and every now and then read a good book.

Style Inspirations: Bretman Rock and Kylie Jenner

Favorite Quote: “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle

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Ian Taylor is a junior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. He loves movies and entertainment, so his ideal goal would be to move to Los Angeles and end up working in the entertainment industry. Some possible career paths include movie critic, script supervisor for film sets, or screenwriter. He loves being a part of the Chic Daily and attending events and writing about them. He also likes to make comedic TikToks and YouTube videos when he have the time.

Style Inspirations: Tyler The Creator, Kanye West, and A$AP Rocky

Favorite Quote: “I go for a look which I call ‘dead but delicious.'” – Vladislav the Poker (What We Do In The Shadows)

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