John Quiñones

Common Experience Distinguished Speaker: John Quiñones

By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor  November’s Common Experience event features the distinguished guest speaker John Quiñones. Quiñones is a native Texan from San Antonio and attended Texas State briefly while acquiring his undergraduate degree in Mass Communications at St Mary’s.   Since his humble beginnings as a cherry-picker, Quiñones took … Continue reading Common Experience Distinguished Speaker: John Quiñones

Mass Comm Week 2020 and a picture of John Hernandez.

Mass Comm Week 2020: John Hernandez and his Advice to Students

By Ally BolenderNews Content Manager John Hernandez graduated from Texas State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2018. Since then, he has worked as a fellow and research assistant at Minnesota Public Radio and APM Reports and is most … Continue reading Mass Comm Week 2020: John Hernandez and his Advice to Students

Laurie Hernandez poses in her team USA gymnastics leotard while holding a gold and silver medal.

Laurie Hernandez: Common Experience Insight Series

By Piper Blake and Andrea MauWeb Content Manager and Web Content Contributor  Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez is not just an athlete, but an advocate for mental health and an inspiration to her culture and the world. She seeks to connect with everyone she meets and to be able to … Continue reading Laurie Hernandez: Common Experience Insight Series