Current Staff

Olivia Leyva

UROCoutside (58)Editor in Chief/Undergraduate Assistant

Olivia Leyva is a junior majoring in Population Health and Biology and minoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. She is from Pueblo West, Colorado and aspires to continue to travel to new and exciting places. She loves scary movies, basketball, LeBron James, Bruno Mars, and spending time with friends and family.


Past Staff Writers

Shayla Brooks


Shayla graduated in 2017 with majors in both Psychology and International Studies and a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. As a native New Mexican, her goal is to be a social worker or counselor in Albuquerque to help her community. She loves reading books and comics, petting her dogs, and playing Minesweeper.


Christine Anderson


Christine graduated in 2018 with majors in both Theatre and English and a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she moved to Albuquerque in order to attend UNM. In addition to work and classes, Christine enjoys hosting game nights with friends, going on adventures, and reading everything she can.


Serena Mickens


Serena graduated in 2018 with a major in Languages (Russian and Italian) and minors in Interdisciplinary Studies and Communication. She is a native New Mexican who loves to experience new things and dreams of traveling the world. While she is not in class or working, Serena listens to music, bakes, does photography, and spends time with friends and family.


Samuel Shoemaker-Trejo


Sam graduated in 2018 with a major in Honors Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and a minor in Theatre. Alongside his diverse academic, creative, and professional interests, Samuel also enjoys spending time with his loving friends and family, playing the occasional game of Ultimate Frisbee, and protecting a well-earned position in the nearest Magic: The Gathering™ tournament.