We went around campus and asked some students and faculty what they were looking forward to for the Holidays. Jackalope Magazine: What do you look forward to for the Holidays? Derek Morales: I’ll be heading back home to Connecticut to be with the family. I’ll be working some seasonal part time for some money. I might even work on some of designs over the break. Jehad N Khateeb: I won’t be doing anything special. I will go to San Francisco with Sandra [Schoenstein] maybe in January. I am Muslim so I don’t celebrate Christmas. Sandra Schoenstein: I’m very happy that this is my first Christmas away from family. I am not very fond of Christmas so it’s nice to finally spend it alone. I’ll go to San Francisco with Jehad [N Khateeb] too which will be nice. They call me the Grinch at home. Kevin J Smith: I will spend the holidays with my dogs, in my house, alone. I’ll probably play some video games, maybe make some food for myself, but yeah, just gonna be home. Federico Ochoa: I will go see my family in Mexico and hopefully have a nice Christmas with them all. Cristian Marquez: I’ll be spending my holidays with my family to eat and celebrate Christmas with my brothers and sisters. It will be a great break and I am looking forward to Daniela LaRrea: I will be going to Cabo to see my family, eat some good food and relax before next semester of classes. Charlie Miu: I missed Thanksgiving dinner with my family so I look forward to these holidays to have our own remix of the two. Ambrose Taylor: I’ll be heading home to see family and friends. I’m ready to see everyone at home and get some much needed rest from this...
As students, we take for granted that everything at the university has to work, be clean and organized. It is easy to forget that there are people who every day keep this university going and clean up the messes left behind. One of them is Federico Barela, a humble and laughing man from Chihuahua, who has been working here for three years. Besides working at the university, Federico Barela also works as a gardener after his shift at SFUAD finishes at 5 p.m. He also has three kids and a wife who he sees after working all day long. Usually the family sits together—along with coworker and friend Alfredo Amaya—and enjoy a self prepared meal accompanied by a cold beer and stories from back home. Besides his love for his family, Barela has strong feelings for his ranch in Chihuahua. When he talks about the fields and animals, his eyes light up and a big smile comes up in his face. “The thing I like the most about working here is to be working on the gardens,” Barela says. “I do the same things I do back in Mexico in the fields, I just love to take care of the plants, the trees and the fields”...
For the past three months, 15 senior graphic design students (including this one) have been working non-stop on their thesis projects. After months of tears and sweat, the graphic design seniors are proud to exhibit their work on a show that will take place this May 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Thaw building on SFUAD.
You might have wondered the meaning of those colorful bracelets that have been appearing around campus. Those bracelets are part of the current Awareness Week. One of the organizers of this event is senior film student and Hall Director Jack Brinkley, whose idea to create this event came from his interest in making students more aware of safety, health and fitness issues.
Pablo Panés is a 23-year-old journalism and communication student from Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. The music influence he had as a child in his house and his music talent made him into a TV child star. Now, years later, Panés is creating a new image for himself and his music.
Billie Michael is a 17-year-old Studio Arts student from Pennsylvania. Her art combines sweet cinematic images with a gory twist. Jackalope Magazine asked the artist a few questions in order to discover more about her.
What? We have a horse club? You actually ride real horses, you don’t just talk about them? Those are the questions that Andi Star, Horse Club president, usually hears when she tells students about her club.
If you are sick, defeated and think the only thing that could cure you is your mom who is thousands of miles away, stop worrying: Anne-Marie Lehmann, SFUAD’s certified nurse practitioner, is here to take care of you and make you feel at home.
Jackalope Magazine is the student magazine of Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Building on the interdisciplinary nature of our education, we aim to showcase the talent of our university and character of our city.