Becka Gutierrez is a contributing writer for Rooted. She received her master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Gutierrez is also a contributing reporter for TheNewshouse.com and Cuse.com, the official source for Syracuse Athletics. In her downtime, if she finds any, she enjoys "chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool, and shooting some b-ball outside of the school."