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A podcast hosted by four UK Smart Campus Initiative interns created to connect and inform UK students of issues, events, and cool stuff!

Meet the Interns!

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Brandon Brown

Brandon Brown is a senior from Wharton, New Jersey. He is studying broadcast journalism with a minor in writing, rhetoric, and digital studies. He works on campus as a marketing assistant for Campus Recreation and Wellness. He is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and is a Concerts Committee Chair on the Student Activities Board.

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Spencer Neichter

Spencer Neichter is a senior from Floyds Knobs, Indiana. He is studying theatre performance and broadcast journalism. Spencer is a senior stage manager in the UK College of Fine Arts and a senior ambassador for the Tourette Association of America. After graduation, Spencer plans on going into the field of journalism, with an emphasis on hard news reporting.

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Gillian Stawiszynski

Gillian Stawiszynski is a senior from Orlando, Florida. They are studying journalism and anthropology and minoring in French. She is the assistant opinions editor at the Kentucky Kernel. After graduation, they are interested in pursuing reporting and writing for a newspaper alongside activism - preferably through investigative journalism.

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Samantha Valentino

Samantha Valentino is a senior from Meriden, Connecticut. She is studying broadcast journalism with a minor in criminology. Samantha is the president and editor-in-chief for UK’s chapter of Her Campus, an online magazine targeted at the female college demographic. She is also a Pop Culture Committee Chair on the University of Kentucky Student Activities Board.