Ashby Strauch is a third year journalism major at the University of Florida. Her passion for writing and keeping up with current events inspired her to choose journalism as her major. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and reading. Her favorite camping trip was when she went backpacking in Big Bend National Park last spring break with some friends. Her favorite books are Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë and East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Follow my Twitter @AshbyStrauch for updates.