DREAMERS' CHAMPION- Former SWC cross country and track superstar Ayded Reyes has had a stellar career at CSU San Marcos. her next goal is medical school.

Gifted Ayded Reyes still on track

Written by: Gabriel Sandoval / Staff Writer


SAN MARCOS, Calif.—Ayded Reyes lives on hope. There were times that was all she had. In 2011 the Southwestern College …

Brazilian scholar Cleu Villafane is happy to raise her American children and wants to teach Americans the culture and traditions of her native Brazil.

Lessons of the Pink Dolphins

Written by: David McVicker and Albert Fulcher / Staff Writer


Sometimes during warm starlit evenings in Chula Vista Cleusilene Villafane can see and hear the pink dolphins of the Amazon …

Photo finish for talented artist

Written by: Mariana Saponara / Staff Writer


When one door closes, another opens. John Pickelle walked through. After losing his job at a gourmet import warehouse, the …