Victoria is from Orlando, but spent her childhood in San Antonio, Texas and outside the D.C. area. She is currently a junior at Florid State University studying Communications and minoring in Political Science. Before coming to WFSU, Victoria was a staff writer at the FSView and a volunteer at the campus radio station WVFS. When she’s not at school or writing, Victoria enjoys baking, watching documentaries and playing video games to de-stress.
Florida is a battleground state and home to many Cuban-Americans, who make up a powerful and historically conservative voting bloc. But with the polarization caused by the Trump administration and the leftward shift of some Democrats, that block may be changing its shape.
Florida’s average teacher salary is among the lowest in the nation. The Florida Education Association says the state suffers from high turn-over rates...