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Valerie Duarte – One of HC San Francisco’s Campus Correspondents

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at San Francisco chapter.

Meet one of our Her Campus team members, Valerie Duarte! Valerie is a second-year Journalism major. Not only is she a great editor, runs our aesthetically pleasing Instagram, but she is one of our Campus Correspondents! Get to know more about her down below:

What’s your name?

Valerie A. Duarte


What’s your major?

Journalism (Print/Online)


Where are you from?

Wilmington, which is this little city within Los Angeles.


What year are you?

This is my second year, but I’ll be a senior in credits next semester.


What are you involved in outside of campus?

Not much. I have a part-time job.


Where do you see yourself after you graduate from SFSU?



What are some of your current obsessions?

Gilmore Girls, Jhene Aiko, Without Warning by Offset, 21 Savage, & Metro Boomin.


What’s your favorite place in the city?

My apartment.


What’s one place in SF you want to check out?

I want to go to the MOMA. I haven’t been in a while.


What’s your horoscope sign?



Which musical artist do you think everyone should check out?

Shoutouts to my primo Don David! Listen to his album Lusid on Apple Music, Spotify, SoundCloud, and everywhere else.


What’s on your Netflix que?

Gilmore Girls and Dexter.


Who’s your celebrity crush?

A$AP Rocky.


Who inspired you?

Tooooo many people to name.


What do you like about being a CC?

I like that I get to practice my leadership skills, as well as my editing.


Why did you want to join Her Campus?

I’m a journalism major and I love to write! Her Campus gives me the perfect platform to express my thoughts.


What do you like to do outside of Her Campus?

I like to read several other publications. I also like to watch sports and movies (and movies about sports).


What’s your favorite thing to write about?

I like to write about anything that interests me, so the topics range from sports to makeup.


What are you looking forward to next semester?

Spring Break.


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Valerie Duarte

San Francisco

An 18-year-old journalism student at SFSU. Los Angeles native. Very indecisive. Likes to have her cake and matcha lattes, too.