Executive Team

Sophia Mora
Editor-in-Chief

Sophia Mora is a senior majoring in Mass Communications with a minor in Multimedia Journalism. Mora is a student-athlete on OLLU’s women’s soccer team, when she is not on the field you can find her hanging out with her dog Luka.

Samantha Benne
Co-Executive Editor

Samantha Benne is a sophomore double majoring in Mass Communications specializing in Public Relations and Business Marketing with a minor in Computer Info Systems and Security. Benne is a student-athlete on OLLU’s women’s soccer team, when she is not on the field you can find her reading, listening to music, creating art, or hanging out with friends.

Paris Quintanilla
Co-Executive Editor

Paris Quintanilla began her path to higher education at Northwest Vista College (NVC), and graduated with an associate degree in Liberal Arts. After completing her undergraduate studies, she attends Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU). At OLLU, her passion for writing developed when she became involved with Lakefront News. As a reporter, she has contributed to every issue of the Lakefront since the Fall semester of 2021. Quintanilla’s passion isn’t restricted to journalism; she is also passionate about producing music, sewing, and expressing herself through fashion.

Teresa King
Social Media Coordinator

Teresa King was born and raised in a small town called Alice, Texas, and moved to San Antonio with her husband and miniature dachshund, Lip. King is a Public Relations major with a minor in Professional and Technical Writing. King works as the Social Media Manager for the Escobedo School of Mass Communication and Theater and aspires to continue her career in social media management.

Adrianna Ramirez
Social Media Specialist

Adrianna Ramirez attends Our Lady of the Lake University. She is expected to graduate in the spring of 2023, where she will earn her degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations with a double minor in multimedia journalism and psychology. Ramirez has accomplished a dean’s list title and earned a position in The National Society of Leadership and Success. Ramirez enjoys cooking, making up recipes, and vlogging on her social media platforms in her free time. Season 20, the name of the vlog, covers daily routines to experiences Ramirez has all within San Antonio.

Adrianna Ramirez
Design Director 

Sydney Rodriguez is a senior at Our Lady of the Lake University. Ramirez is majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in digital film and multimedia production and minoring in Technical and Professional Writing.

Lake Front Contributors

Laura Miguel
Reporter

Laura Miguel is a junior double majoring in Multimedia Journalism and Spanish Interpretation and Translation. She is currently doing an internship with La Prensa Texas, a local San Antonio newspaper and works as a Career Assistant with the OLLU Center for Career Development and Testing. 

Eric Speelman
Reporter

Eric Speelman is a sophomore majoring in Mass Communications with a Multimedia Journalism concentration. In his spare time, he is an active Knight of Columbus and volunteers with University Ministry. He also enjoys listening to and making music, as well as watching Star Trek and Doctor Who.

Destinee Roberts
Reporter

Destinee Roberts is an undergraduate majoring in Mass Communication with a Public Relations concentration at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) in San Antonio, Texas. Currently, Destinee is a work-study supervisor at the OLLU Academic Advising Center for freshman students. Destinee is also a reporter for the OLLU Lake Front News and participates in other extracurricular activities, including the OLLU choir and theatre production. In the future, Destinee hopes to pursue public speaking permanently by traveling across the nation and speaking to young adults living in urban communities about the importance of women’s rights, pursuing education, and challenging oppressors. 

Gabriel Cook
Reporter

Gabriel Cook is a junior studying at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) in San Antonio, Texas. Cook is currently studying Multimedia Journalism in the Veronica Salazar and Ruben Escobedo School of Mass Communication and Theater. Cook has worked as a reporter for the Lakefront Newspaper and Magazine, his stories have covered various topics such as sports, politics, and local events around OLLU and San Antonio. Cook has also worked on the production team at OLLU for various class graduations where he produced live video footage and handled camera equipment. In his spare time, Cook enjoys working out, editing videos, watching movies, spending time with family, as well as going shopping for sneakers.

Layla Lane
Reporter

Silenia Sifuentes
Reporter

Lake Front Advisor

Alexis Arreguin
Lake Front Advisor

Alexis J. Arreguin is an associate professor for public relations at OLLU’s Ruben M. and Veronica Salazar-Escobedo School of Mass Communications and Theater.