By Bianca Garcia
Pulse Staff Editor
The March 2017 issue of The Pulse is the seventy-fifth issue published since the Fall of 1998. We asked former reporters and editors to let us know where they are now, their favorite Palo Alto memories, and what advice they would give to current students.
Manuel Figueroa is currently a student at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Figueroa wrote that his experience writing for The Pulse provided the building blocks and knowledge to interview for a story and write a press release. He has taken the skills learned at PAC and is now the social media assistant for TAMUSA. He plans to enter the public relations field once he graduates. Figueroa has many fond memories of his time at Palo Alto College.
“I really enjoyed being a member of Club Earth and helping recycle across the campus. The annual Fiesta event is always fun, meeting new friends and putting together and participating in the annual Recycled Fashion Show,” Figueroa wrote.
Figueroa is a member of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, and he was a 2016 scholarship recipient. He is currently vice president of the Texas A&M-San Antonio student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He does volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity, Valero Alamo Bowl, KLRN, and S.A Sports.
Take advantage all what the college has to offer. They are there to help you succeed in any way. Join school organizations and participate in campus activities. It’s a great way to meet new people.