All Access to the staff

Thyra Phan,

Thyra is currently studying a combination of her two passions: magazine journalism and nutrition. An avid foodie and health enthusiast, she aspires to become a food writer some day.

Rochelle Beckel,
Managing and Copy Editor

Rochelle is a journalism major with a concentration in reporting/editing and is also a copy editor for Spartan Daily, a Spartan Magazine Club officer and an editor for Vine magazine. She loves sour cream and onion Pringles, Pop-Tarts, alternative music, and friends (both the TV show and her own).

Alyxandra Goodwin,
Front of Book Editor

Alyxandra is a graduating senior major in journalism with an academic focus in African-American studies. She truly enjoys life and all of the creativity in it. She hopes to be a documentary filmmaker and professional opinion-expresser to raise awareness about the things she is passionate about.

Tyresia Hargrove,
Feature and Web Editor

Tyresia Hargrove is majoring in Journalism. She loves to laugh and She thinks a smile goes a long way. She loves expressing herself through her clothing choices. She is fun and She feels like her passion for life is limitless…Dream big!

Anthony Nguyen,
Advertising Liaison/Editor

Anthony, a journalism student, where he wants to learn how to write review for a video games magazine. Currently, he is helping his friend website with anime reviews and event impression

Basil Sar,
Photo/Illustration Editor

Basil is a senior journalism student with an emphasis in photojournalism. He’s always looking for something or someone to photograph. Aside from photography, Basil also enjoys cars, Sharks hockey and spending time with friends and family.

Jonathan Marinaro,
Art Director

Jonathan is a third-year journalism student, a veteran of many student publications, brings his experience and love of design to create the magazine for San Jose State University.

Rebecca Charlton,

Rebecca is working towards her BA in Graphic Design and minor in Journalism at San Jose State University. When she’s not working hard at school, she’s spending her weekends creating wedding arrangements and personal flowers for a couple’s special day. In her free time, what little she has, she’s out in her garden or catching up on another fantasy novel.

Elena Miller,

Elena Miller is a creative designer with a flare for graphic design and sculpture. She has an AA in Graphic Design, and will graduate with a BA in Design Studies in Spring 2014.

Jolene Suggs,

Jolene is a graduating senior who is majoring in Graphic Design at San Jose State University. She can be found doing anything art-related, or even getting down-and-dirty in the good ol’ outdoors.

Sarah Lin Bhatia,
Graduate Assistant

Sarah, a first-year graduate student in SJSU’s Mass Communication Program, is studying the impact of digital technology on music and the arts. She loves traveling, and enjoys interviewing and writing about musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world.

Douglas Rider,
Graduate Assistant
Scott Fosdick,
Editorial Adviserfosdick_scott2_CROPPED

Scott Fosdick worked as a drama critic and/or entertainment editor for ten years in Chicago, New Jersey, and Baltimore, before earning his doctorate in theater at Northwestern University. His articles have appeared in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including American Theatre, Stagebill, The Newark Star-Ledger and The Sunday New York Times.

Tim Mitchell,
Design Adviser

Designing is something I’ve done before, during and after college. My professional design-track experience includes graphic design, photography, art direction and design management for design and advertising agencies, corporations and my own business. The design adviser role for the student publication, Access magazine, includes relevant discussions about design development and meeting professional standards on deadline. It’s up to the student team to develop meaningful content for their audience, amplify the presentation of their material and execute with high standards. They get to do all of the fun stuff.


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