This is a blog created by the Media Aesthetics class at Endicott College/Mexico. The course is taught by Susana Seijas, a freelance journalist based in Mexico City, where she works as a reporter/producer for CBS News.
Course participants include:
Christina Canino is a 21 year old sophomore at Endicott College in Mexico City where she is majoring in digital media. Christina spent a year studying architecture before finding her true passion – media. Christina was born in New York and has lived in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada and Greece. Christina is bilingual in English and Spanish and speaks fluent Greek. Christina plans to study a masters at NYU.
Orly Levy is a freshman at Endicott College in Mexico City where she is majoring in digital media. Orly was born and raised in Mexico City and plans to attend Endicott College in Boston for her sophomore and junior years. Orly is concerned about the world, especially wars and contamination. In her free time, Orly enjoys writing, going out with friends and listening to music.
Regina López de Llergo is a sophomore at Endicott College in Mexico City majoring in communications. Regina was born and raised in Mexico City, though her family is originally from Tabasco. She graduated from the German Abitur at the German School in Mexico and is in trilingual in English, Spanish and German. Regina plans to pursue a career in advertising. Her hobbies include photography, movies, music and writing.
Dan Peluffo is a freshman at Endicott College in Mexico City. His major is undefined, and is deciding between Economics and Communications. Dan was born in St. Louis, Missouri and has lived in Mexico for nine years. His hobbies include reading books, playing video games and listening to music.
Noelle Szostak is a junior at Endicott College, majoring in Psychology. Noelle spends a lot of time practicing ballet dancing and particpating in dance recitals. She teaches ballet at “La Escuela de Ballet Syllvie Reynaud” in Mexico City. Noelle has been dancing since she was three years old. Noelle hopes to keep up her ballet while she gets her degree as she is still considering a professional dancing career. Noelle is panning to do her senior year at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Noelle is bilingual in English and Spanish and speaks fluent French.
Jorge Vilar is a 21 year old sophomore at Endicott College. Jorge was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban refugees who went to the U.S. in the late 50´s and early 60s. Jorge has lived in Miami, Sao Paulo and Mexico City, including Lynchburg, Virginia and Boston, Massachussetts. Jorge is an aspiring copy writer and is presently an intern at Ogily and Mather in Mexico City. Jorge speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.