The Trojan Tribune

The Student News Site of Pahrump Valley High School

The Trojan Tribune

The Trojan Tribune

2021-2022 Staff

Editor in Chief

Gerald Ward

Gerald Ward; a quiet high school Senior. Although apathetic about most matters, he is not apathetic about writing and is looking forward to writing many great articles in the coming months. Gerald is knowledgeable about a multit...

Managing Editor

Emilia Daffer

Emilia Daffer is a Junior in her second year of Journalism, and she is excited about the creative license she will be allowed in her writing. Her Junior year is keeping her busy, as she spends much of her time at school either fo...

News Editor

Alyssa Franklin

Alyssa Franklin is an inspired Junior that likes to write. She is influenced by genres like entertainment, lists and lifestyle. She is a very analytical thinker and is always keeping track of stats and remembering random informat...

Sports Editor

Gunner Cortez

Raymundo Gunner Cortez IV (Gunner), is a Sophomore athlete, student, and coach, who loves to hear people's stories. He is not a huge fan of reading, but he loves stories. He's said to be a great listener when he wants to be (b...

Advertising Editor

Ashleigh Syfert

Ashleigh Syfert is a sophomore who is passionate about traveling and learning new things. She likes learning about true crime and different kinds of history. Ashleigh loves writing articles and essays about topics she finds i...

Copy Editor

Mary Vithoulkas

Mary is in her second year of journalism but has always had a love for reading ever since she was little, she also enjoys music and video games. Mary used to play competitive sports (swimming, gymnastics, and ballet) when she...

Digital Entertainment Editor

Zaiden Martinez

Zaiden Martinez, a Sophomore and second year Journalism student, likes games and movies that excite him. Zaiden likes many trending games or movies. If he doesn't play the game he will look it up and learn more about it. He is ...

Bryan Meeks

Bryan Meeks is a Junior and in his 2nd year of Journalism. Bryan enjoys reading, photography, listening to, and making music. Bryan has lived in Pahrump for most of his life. Collecting books and cameras is one of many hobbies ...

Dominic Trevino

Dominic Trevino, A junior at Pahrump Valley High School is  an aspiring author  who has been a fictional writer since the 5th grade. He is excited to be a journalist who will do his utmost in informing and entertaining his ...

Aspen McCormack

Aspen McCormack, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, is a talkative, sarcastic, funny person. She is in quite a lot of sports such as, cheer, track, wrestling and bowling. She used to do jazz, lyrical, and hip hop but ...

Yanira Hermoso

Yanira Hermoso, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, is a first year journalist. They have a passion for music, drawing, dancing, editing and reading. It’s always  been that way their whole life for basic arts and small t...

Shanelle Cajudoy

Shanelle Cajudoy, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, is a first year journalist with the Trojan Tribune, however has no journalism experience. She always puts excitement and compassion into her work. She is excited to get more...

Liv Cotroneo

Liv Cotroneo, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, has many passions including, reading, writing, and watching films. She enjoys these hobbies in an educational sense, but also as a way to relax and express her emotions....

Lexi Martinez

Lexi Martinez, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, loves expanding her thinking and leans to writing to express herself outside of the box.  Lexi loves talking about anything and everything. She is interested in hear...

Leo Finkler

Leo Finkler is a junior at Pahrump Valley High School and student athlete that has a committed love to writing and journalism. His passion about sports makes for in depth articles and information for sports fans. He loves to co...

Kayla Knight

Kayla Knight, is a creative minded sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School who has loved writing since she understood the concept. She is new to journalism and is excited to give people things they want to read about.  Knight...

Kalifornia Jacquez

Kalifornia Jacquez is a junior at Pahrump Valley High School who is taking journalism for the first time this year. She is excited to use the class as an opportunity to further her capabilities as a writer. Kalifornia loves to...

Isabella Wheeler

Isabella Wheeler is an introvert and most of her friends say she has a bubbly personality. Isabella is a first year journalist, and a freshman in high school. She always makes sure everyone around her is alright. Isabella is very...

Isabel Miller

Isabel Miller, a sophomore at Pahrump valley high school and a first year journalism student. Miller has been jokingly described as a, “hippie” by friends and family. Her primary interests lie in art, music, and film. As for...

Ian Williams

Ian Williams, a committed writer and journalist and sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, works hard to publish quality work that is enjoyable and entertaining to read.  When it comes to Ian and his journalism, he makes su...

Grace Kopulos

Gracie Kopulos, a freshman at Pahrump Valley High School, is an aspiring journalist. She is very passionate about lots of things in life. She is a mix of a introvert and extrovert. Gracie is looking forward to being a trauma surgeon...

Callie Fisher

Callie Fisher is a dedicated Sophomore. She puts 100% in everything she does, and goes above and beyond on anything she does. Callie is new to journalism, but loves to wight. Callie is really good at coming up with topics to wright...

Ashley Vigueras

Ashley, a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School, had no idea what Journalism was but now she is slowly starting to like it. Ashley can be extremely quiet and shy but slowly getting to know her she is actually a nice person to...

Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown, the man right now being held hostage to write papers. Somewhat new to journalism as he has some previous experience from when he lived in Hawaii. Anthony loves making thing from Legos and even enjoys in-game thing...

Alondra Chavez

Alondra Chavez, is a very talkative and charismatic person. She's a sophomore at Pahrump Valley High School. She has two brothers, and she is the youngest out of her siblings.  Other than that, Alondra is new to journalism, but...

Abril Briseno

Abril Briseno, a passionate writer since their childhood and now a junior in high school and is just getting into journalism. Abril is a sister, a daughter, but also a friend to many. They are very open to everyone and is very in...