Sandy Lopez graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. degree in journalism and a Minor in Latino/Latina studies.
She currently works as a reporter intern at the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Previously, she worked as a staff reporter at Mission Local newspaper and website, which covers San Francisco's largely bilingual Mission District. On campus, she worked as a staff writer for SF State's weekly paper, and previously served as editor-in-chief of the paper at Citrus College in Glendora, Calif.