Compact Scholars Blog

Student Spotlight: Jake Veritas

Name: Jake Veritas (Jonel Jacob A. Santo Domingo) High School: Sweetwater High School Major: Television, Film, and New Media (TFM) Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2018 Favorite Quote: “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat... read more

Student Spotlight: Taylor Webster

Name: Taylor Webster High School: Olympian HS Major: Mechanical Engineering Expected Graduation Year: Spring 2018 Favorite Quote: “I want to be the very best – like no one ever was” -Pokemon Intro, Season 1. Hobby: Water polo, hiking, biking. What is your... read more

Student Spotlight: Denise Garcia

Name: Denise Garcia High School: Otay Ranch High School Major: Environmental/Civil Engineer Expected Graduation Year: 2019 Favorite Quote: “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have... read more

Student Spotlight: Irvin Lomeli

Name: Irvin Lomeli High School: Otay Ranch High School Major: Accounting Expected Graduation Year: 2019 Favorite Quote: “ Learn how to accept losses without being defeated” – Phil Niekro Hobby: Soccer and Baseball What is your favorite part about SDSU? My... read more

Nom, Nom, Nom

I don’t know if it’s just me, but when I’m hungry, I can’t concentrate, much less study or pay attention in class. Especially when I have a lot of classes in one day, hunger is a major distraction. Whether I’m in Communication 103 at 8 A.M. or in Journalism &... read more

My First Fall at SDSU

Fall is finally here and so are midterms, and clowns — lot’s of them too. People dressed up as horrifying clowns are roaming the streets of the United States in search of, well — I’m not even sure.  What do clowns look for? They appear out of... read more

Student Spotlight: Lorena Romero

Name: Lorena Stephanie Romero Enciso High School: Eastlake High Major: International Business with emphasis in Japan and Asia Expected Graduation Date: May 2019 Favorite Quote: “Never give up” Hobby: Reading and drawing What is your favorite part about SDSU? My... read more

Student Spotlight: Dale Bongolan

Name: Dale Bongolan High School: Eastlake High Major: Kinesiology (Pre-Physical Therapy) Expected Graduation Year: 2017 Hobby: Work out, skate, outdoor activities What is your favorite part about SDSU? My favorite part would be the people that make this place great.... read more