Allison Light

Intern, Summer 2017

Allison Light is from Little Rock, Arkansas. She’s a senior at Princeton University, where she is majoring in Spanish with minors in Creative Writing, Translation/Intercultural Communication, and Theater.

At Princeton, Allison is Artistic Director of her improv comedy troupe, Quipfire!, and Head Writer of the Triangle Club, which mounts an original, full-length, nationally-touring musical comedy show each year. This coming year she will host Princeton’s late-night talk show, All-Nighter.

Allison has spent the last two summers in Buenos Aires, taking classes, and Madrid, interning as a News Translator at the newspaper El País. Here in Miami, she is exploring the beach to make up for a lifetime of being landlocked, and also learning to cook.

Ways to Connect

Allison Light / WLRN

Usually lifeguards on the beach are there to watch over swimmers. But earlier this week, 220 professional lifeguards took over Delray Beach to compete with each other and test their skills as part of the U.S. Lifesaving Association's Southeast Regional Championships. 

Allison Light / WLRN

On Wednesday night, District 8 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava called residents of The Falls area together to discuss the possibility of becoming its own municipality within the county. Or, more specifically, to discuss creating a survey that will ask residents whether it's something they would want.

Huffington Post

 

On Tuesday morning, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee is expected to vote in favor of a bill cutting the EPA's budget by 7 percent. The Environmental Defense Fund and its partner advocacy organization, EDF Action, are denouncing the move.

 

Allison Light / Light

The case counts are low, but Zika's still a threat.

That was the message of a meeting of county and state mosquito control officials Monday in Doral.

Adrianne Gonzalez / WLRN News

Colorful body paint, light-up styrofoam sticks and electronic dance music attracted thousands of students from all local colleges to Florida International University's sixth annual SummerFest celebration Thursday night.