Shirley lives in San Diego, California and is very passionate about writing. She began her journalism career as an Opinion Columnist, for The Daily Californian News paper, writing about her experience as a Plus Size Model. She graduated spring of 2020 with an English and Creative Writing Bachelors degree from UC Berkeley. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in American Journalism at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
June 26, 2022
Opinion: How the Pandemic Rocked the World of These UC Berkeley Students
COVID changed our lives drastically, but we have to manage to see things from a different perspective, even if they were not as planned.
December 20, 2021
Chicano Park Murals Still Speak Truth After 50 Years
Barrio Logan's neighborhood holds so much history with its Chicano murals, painted in Chicano Park, which represent Mexican-American experience from immigration to modern day environmental concerns. This is a locally beloved park for many of its residents.
November 29, 2021
Deconstructing the Video Industry One Clip at a Time
A video production business that survived the pandemic endures after 11 years.
November 7, 2021
‘I Educated Myself to Educate My Community’
In an interview, Hodge talks about the importance of educating networks and the promotion of social justice within communities to create an equally social, political and economic environment for all.
October 8, 2021
UCSD Steps Up COVID-19 Safety as Students Return
(SAN DIEGO) —The University of San Diego (UCSD) plans to prevent COVID outbreaks via wastewater screening and other measures as […]