Meet Us

Antonio Villaseñor-Baca
⋆ Editor-in-Chief

Xicanx bilingual journalist, photographer, poet and writer from El Paso, Texas. He spends his time listening to music and working towards his MFA in creative writing at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he also teaches Rhetoric and Writing Studies courses. Antonio also serves as an online editor for Minero Magazine and has written for YR Media, 18-to-29 Now, Borderzine, and El Paso Inc.
He focuses on border identity and how misconceptions and stereotypical narratives affect borderlanders along the United States-Mexico border.

Instagram: @elbilingüey
Twitter: @thebilinguey

Paulette Villa Del Hoyo
Managing Editor Media Coordinator

Paulette has written for Borderzine and The Prospector at the University of Texas at El Paso—where she graduated with B.A. in Multimedia Journalism and a minor in Studio-Art Graphic Design in 2018. On her free time, she enjoys playing retro video games, listening to podcasts on mindfulness, and discussing social issues online. Paulette currently works on helping students at the Advertising Graphics and Design Department in El Paso Community College.



Andrea Sandoval
Photographer Contributor

A graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso with a double bachelor’s in Creative Writing and Multimedia Journalism. She has published articles and photos in What’s Up Weekly and Borderzine. She’s currently working at the Headstand, a local novelty shop in El Paso, and makes mixes, which she publishes on MixCloud under DJ Astra. She enjoys playing video games, reading manga and novels, and working on cosplay in her free time. 

Instagram: @_brutalities
Twitter: @brutalities

Maria Fernanda Venegas ⋆ Contributor

Currently studying Marketing at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), “Marifer” is also a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). She enjoys staying up to date with novelties occurring in her city of El Paso and likes listening to Maluma and Taylor Swift.