A senior communication arts major with a concentration in journalism, Valerie Bustamante is this year’s editor-in-chief.
When Valerie was a kid she knew someday she wanted to be a journalist and be the voice for the voiceless.
Bustamante started in 2013 as a freshman work-study. Eventually making her way as features and assistant editor.
When not working on the LOGOS, this San Antonio native interns at Local Community News and has a show on KUIW as DJ Wildflower.
She loves writing news stories and feature stories about local San Antonians. Bustamante also enjoys doing street, food, nature, and portrait photography.
Some of Valerie’s other favorite things include sunflowers, country music, exploring small towns, and trying new restaurants. After graduation in May, Valerie hopes to be journalist for a newspaper.
San Antonio native and Assistant Editor, Priscilla Aguirre will graduate this December with a degree in Communication Arts and a concentration in journalism. Growing up in San Antonio, Aguirre decided to go into journalism because of her love for writing, story-telling and having the ability to give a voice for people who don’t necessarily know how to use theirs.
Priscilla interned for two semesters at the San Antonio Magazine and is now a freelance writer for them. For three years she has worked as an obituary
writer for the San Antonio Express News.
When Aguirre isn’t writing, she’s eating a slice of pizza, drinking a beer, and hanging with friends while watching a Spurs game or even football game.
Aguirre loves writing about anything that is newsworthy.
A San Antonio native Gaby Galindo joined the LOGOS in 2013 as a work-study and also served as a Photo Editor last year. However, this year she is one of the assistant editors.
She is a senior communication arts major with a concentration in convergent media and is currently interning at Local Community News.
She likes to write feature and entertainment stories, but of course loves to photograph….everything!
When she’s not writing or taking photos of her dog Nacho, Gaby loves to eat pizza, watch sci-fi/ scary movies, volunteer, and listen to classic rock.
Galindo is expected to graduate this May.
Victoria O’Connor grew up in Pleasanton, Texas, where she began her journalism path writing for the Quill Newspaper, Pleasanton High School’s student publication.
O’Connor is Sophomore communication arts major with a concentration and is pursuing a minor in not only English but also art!
While maintaining her status as a second-year work-study, O’Connor is also the Features Editor.
Her outside hobbies include writing and drawing.
Victoria enjoys writing about human interest and sustainability.
First-year work study and Photo Editor, Bethany Melendez is a recent graduate of Ronald Reagan High School, where she was a Photo Editor on the Reagan Recorder.
While she was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Melendez grew up in San Antonio.
With a passion for photography, Melendez is dedicated to photographing “the issues that people should know about” that way she can help spread awareness.
When she isn’t taking photos, Bethany loves going to music concerts and various concerts.
Freshman, Renee Muniz is majoring in communication arts with a concentration in journalism.
Her favorite things to write about for the LOGOS include “lesser known events going on around campus, especially events that showcase students’ talents.” As for photographing, Renee likes taking photos of nature and people simply enjoying themselves.
This first-year work-study is an avid guitar and ukulele player and is involved with the ministry at UIW as well as back in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she grew up.
Coldplay and Gilmore Girls are two of her favorite things.
San Antonio native, Queen Ramirez is a sophomore communication arts major with a concentration in journalism and has interned at Chica Girl Magazine for two years.
When she isn’t writing personality profiles for Chica Girl, Queen likes to cook, read, and crochet. Some of her favorite things to photograph include flowers, clouds, sunsets, and flowing water.
A recent graduate of MacArthur High School, Nico Ramon is majoring in graphic design and minoring in marketing.
Ramon, a first-year work-study, enjoys taking what he calls ‘artsy photos’ at events.
Aside from his involvement in the LOGOS, Nico also has his own DJ show on KUIW with his older sister called the “Nat & Nico show.” His other hobbies include knitting hats for cancer patients, dancing on the beach, and putting together a Grande Iced Breve Latte with four raw sugars while being a barista at Starbucks.