Editorial Staff

Daily Titan Editorial
College Park Building,
CSU Fullerton 2600 E. Nutwood Ave.,
Suite 670 Fullerton,
CA 92831-3110

Mission statement

The Daily Titan is dedicated to covering local and campus events. We strive to be accurate, non-biased and as thorough as possible.

Rudy Chinchilla – Editor-in-Chief
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Rudy is the Daily Titan editor-in-chief. He is a journalism major and an RTVF minor. Rudy has a passion for news and sports. His favorite sports are soccer and mixed martial arts, and his favorite teams include FC Barcelona, Everton FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Gustavo Vargas – Managing Editor
Spencer Custodio – News Editor
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Heading into his final semester as News Editor while finishing up his Journalism major and Political Science minor, Spencer is grinding the news section out. If he’s not at the news desk making sure government bodies, academic committees and top stories are covered, he’s hanging out in the arboretum somewhere.
Darlene Casas – News Assistant
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Imani Jackson – News Assistant
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Veronica Felipe – Features Editor
Veronica is a fourth-year Journalism major. She is a transfer student from College of the Sequoias. Prior to joining the Daily Titan, she was a senior reporter for The Campus Newspaper. She enjoys feature stories because she feels they add personality to newspapers. News may sell a paper, but personality keeps ‘em coming back.
Vivian Pham – Features Assistant
Vivian is a senior majoring in journalism with a minor in radio-TV-film. She is carrying out the position of features assistant editor and staff writer this semester. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, reading and traveling the world. Her favorite authors include Khaled Hosseini, Dan Brown and Ernest Hemingway.
Zack Johnston – Opinion Editor
Vivian Chow – Arts & Entertainment Editor
Vivian is a senior double majoring in RTVF and Broadcast Journalism. This is her second semester with the Daily Titan. In her spare time, Vivian enjoys big books, old movies, live music and a strong cup of espresso. She’s excited to share her love of pop culture and entertainment as A&E editor. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in television.
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Angie is a senior at CSUF and has remained a Titan throughout her entire college career. She is looking forward to graduating in Spring 2016 with a B.A in Print Journalism and minor in English. Angie plans to pursue a career as a journalist in the music industry and hopes to land a job working for a hip-hop publication. Angie enjoys going to concerts and shows, and anyone who can put her on dope quality music. She’s also a sales associate at Vans.
Emily Dieckman – Arts & Entertainment Assistant
Em Dieckman is going into her third year at Cal State Fullerton as a journalism major and a philosophy minor. This is her first semester with the Daily Titan. She hopes to someday travel the world and tell people’s stories through writing. She also enjoys singing songs, reading books and asking too many questions.
Alan Bernal – Sports Editor
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Alan is a journalism major in his senior year. He is in his first semester as the sports editor for the Daily Titan. His interests lie in tech, gaming, sports, politics and cat gifs. He approaches every assignment with excitement and humility, serving as a voice for the people. To him, ball is life. He follows the Los Angeles Kings, a bevy of NBA teams, Real Madrid, Cloud9, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Fullerton Titans.
Ryan Porter – Sports Assistant
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Aaron Valdez – Sports Assistant
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Grew up Whittier, CA. Graduated from Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, CA and Rio Hondo College with a Associates Degree in Journalism. Played soccer competitively for most of his life, but enjoys all sports and is a die-hard L.A. sports fan. Also likes to basketball, video games, watching movies and hanging out with friends.
Lizeth Luevano – Layout Editor
Liz is a senior print journalism major. This is her third semester at the Daily Titan, and her second semester as Layout editor. She particularly likes writing Features articles and hopes to work for a magazine after graduation. During her free time she enjoys drinking coffee, going to the beach or watching Monday Night Raw.
Yunuen Bonaparte – Photo Editor
Yunuen Bonaparte is a senior, Photocommunications major. This is her third semester taking photos for the Daily Titan. She aims to capture the everyday characters and culture that surrounds her. Her wish is to work for a newspaper or magazine, and she would love to someday work for the legendary photo agency Magnum Photos.
Renzy Reyes – Photo Assistant
Renzy Reyes is an assistant photo editor for the Daily Titan. This is currently his first semester at Cal State Fullerton after transferring from Mount San Jacinto College. Renzy has taken pictures for Mount San Jacinto, notably for The Talon Newspaper and the MSJC Softball team. His major is business and he aspires to become a CPA.
Natalie Goldstein – Illustrator
Natalie is a junior with a double major in Communications (Advertising) and Radio-TV-Film. She also draws, does graphic designing and edits videos as a hobby. After graduation, she plans to work in the entertainment business promoting films. Natalie can definitely out-marathon you while watching Netflix.
Clayton Wong – Copy Assistant
Frances Luthy – Multimedia Editor
Frances Luthy is a multimedia fairy in her senior year majoring in Radio/TV/Film, birthed from years of binge watching Netflix and YouTube videos. She exists solely on sushi, Red Vines and Peter Pan references. She aspires to one day rule the world with her media prowess.