Tuxedo Staff

Brittany Santos


Brittany Santos is a senior at Dominican University majoring in graphic design with a minor in visual studies. She enjoys traveling, thrifting, listening to music and anything art related.

Lauren Cervenak

Lauren Cervenak is a junior at Dominican majoring in Psychology and English, with an emphasis in creative writing. This is her second semester interning for Tuxedo and archiving past publications onto Dominican Scholar. She enjoys writing poems, short stories, vignettes, painting, and doodling. Some of her favorite authors are Sandra Cisneros and Flannery O’Connor. unnamed

Christina Lopez

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Christina Lopez is a prose writer in her second year of Dominican’s MFA program. She has a background in environmental biology and toxicology, which she incorporates into her writing. She is also the MFA Student Assistant.

Carlos Rodríguez

Carlos Rodriguez has been teaching literature and creative writing at Dominican for 24 years. A poet, fiction writer, and playwright, he has been Faculty Advisor for Tuxedo at different times over his years teaching. Admittedly, he was traumatized by binge-watching Squid Game this semester, but he is soothed by the wealth of creative talent on campus and the local community as an antidote.my face pic