Natalia Finnis-Smart is a rising senior at Florida International University, majoring in English with a minor in political science. She also plans to obtain a certificate in professional and public writing before graduation. Her passions include social and cultural, current events, pop-culture and fashion journalism. When she is not writing, Natalia enjoys cooking, trying new foods, art museums and traveling. New York City holds a special place in her heart after completing a summer intensive at The School of The New York Times.