Rachel Smith

Digital News Intern

Rachel Smith is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for spring 2019.

Born in Miami, Florida, Rachel is now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in production at USF. Her goal is to one day become a documentarian and an investigative reporter.

Rachel is a writer for HercampusUSF and is a scholarship recipient from the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists.

Honor Ride

Veterans and first responders affected by trauma will be recognized at the seventh annual Florida Honor Ride in St. Petersburg this Saturday.

photo courtesy of Eve Barbanell

Fans of Alexander Hamilton, both the historical figure and the musical one, can experience the second annual Hamil Fest Saturday in St. Petersburg.

Florida Polytechnic University

A faculty member and a group of students at Florida Polytechnic University have been awarded a grant from NATO to develop research focusing on radiation detectors.


Travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba have some airlines looking to change routes, while others are thinking of adding more flights.