SFSU Journalism Projects

Spring 2021 Students

Siobhan Eagen

Siobhan Eagen

Siobhan Eagen is 27 years old and is rooted in San Diego, California.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Journalism at San Francisco State University where she also minored in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. She grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to California in 2014 to continue her education. Siobhan is a member of NAJA and NLGJA. She is a published poet and a journalist and hopes to have a...

Sydney Vargas

Sydney Vargas

Sydney Vargas was born in the Inland Empire. She  is creative with a passion for having conversations. As she wraps up her studies at San Francisco State University she hopes to use her knowledge of storytelling both to contribute and listen to the stories of her community. 

Matthew Macgugan

Matthew Macgugan

Matthew was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. While Southern California will always be home for him, he has built a second home in the Bay Area. It was there he discovered his true passion for journalism, especially reporting on social justice issues. Matthew also enjoys photography, traveling and going for long drives with no destination in mind. One day he hopes to live and work in New York...

Raj Paul Ram Ghusar

Raj Paul Ram Ghusar

Raj Paul Ram Ghusar is a print/online journalism major and political science minor at San Francisco State University.  He is an avid traveler and through his experiences and education has found his passion for journalism and documentary filmmaking.  He hopes to become a filmmaker telling the untold stories from around the world.  You can reach him at @kaala_jaadu_ on instagram....

Joel Umanzor Jr.

Joel Umanzor Jr.

Joel Umanzor Jr. is studying Print and Online Journalism with a minor in Latino/a studies and is in his Senior year. Umanzor Jr. is also a part-time reporter for a local youth-led monthly publication in the East Bay, The Richmond Pulse. When not on assignment, you can find him listening to underground Hip Hop somewhere in between Richmond and Hayward. You can reach him on Instagram @almansur510 or Tw...