Setting her sights on the medical field,Lorain Watters had never given a second thought to pursuing journalism as an occupation.
After stopping by the university’s newspaper,The Prospector,to apply for a beginning writing position,she realized that being a reporter was where she felt she could truly help her community,not by prescribing medications but with the power of her pen.
Lorain is now a senior at the University of Texas at El Paso with a double major in psychology and multimedia journalism. She will graduate in May.
She chases journalism with vigor – reporting for The Prospector since 2012,holding the positions of entertainment editor,managing editor and editor-in-chief. She also worked for its sister bilingual publication,