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Raphael Santa Maria

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I had the opportunity to speak with surfing legend, Shaun Tomson about his motivational book, 'The Code' and talk about his goal to jumpstart a movement of positivity with two simple words: "I will."
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For years, the video game industry has been under scrutiny due to violent game titles such as 'Grand Theft Auto' and the 'Call of Duty' franchise. However, amidst school shootings in the United States, people are pointing this multi-billion-dollar industry as the culprit. Are video games really the problem, or are they just a scapegoat for a much bigger problem?
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Updated location to Hayward, California, United States.
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2013 - Staff Writer/ Reporter
The Mosaic
Responsible for finding sources, pursuing them relentlessly, arranging/ conducting interviews and transcribing them.
Assignments include reporting at San Jose City Hall on the day of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Prop 8/Doma; Interviewed individuals at the “Hearts on Silicon Valley” LGBT rally while staff writers in the newsroom put together an article based on me and my colleagues’ reports/interviews.
Time spent with The Mosaic resulted in having two articles published on the San Jose Mercury News website.

2012 - 2014 - Student Newspaper
Prospect High School
Editor-In-Chief, 2013 - 2014. Final part of the editing process after the articles have gone through the copy and content editors. Responsible for picking up grammatical errors,...
Location
Hayward, California, United States