Tuxedo Staff

Rick Ramirez


Rick Ramirez is a third-year student at Dominican University of California pursuing an education within the realm of English. He was born and raised in San Jose, California and is a guy who listens to a lot of music, loves to read too many comic books and likes watching too many movies for his own good. He enjoys reading and writing stories (both fiction and non-fiction), critical analyses, screenplays, and poetry; along with spending time with family, friends, his dog- Scooter, and other important figures in his life.

Camille Bernt


Camille is a North California native and aspiring educator currently completing her senior year at Dominican University of California, where she is majoring in English with a cultural studies emphasis and minoring in Performing Arts for Social Change (PASC).  Literature is her great love in life, though she does share her affections with music and art. During her free time, she enjoys taking on new creative endeavours, hunting for records for her ever expanding collection, and finding new and exciting places to sit and read.

Lauren Cervenak

LaurenLauren Cervenak is a second-year student at Dominican with a double major in Psychology and English with an emphasis in creative writing. She is from Los Angeles, California and enjoys writing poems, short stories, drawing and painting.

Trevor Blixt

IMG_1483Born and raised in the Bay Area, Trevor is a senior English major at Dominican University of California. He writes poetry and short stories partly inspired by San Francisco’s rich literary history. Beat literature, as well as critical theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School, are his primary literary and academic interests. Trevor recently returned from the United Kingdom, where he spent the fall studying at Oxford University.

Amy Wong

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Amy Wong is the current faculty advisor for Tuxedo. At Dominican, she teaches courses in nineteenth-century British literature, children’s literature, dystopian science fiction, literary monstrosity, critical media studies, reading popular media, film and drama. Her public scholarship may be found in such venues as The Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Books, Avidly, and Post45. Follow her on Twitter @amyrwong.