My Major: Biomedical Engineering

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Biomedical engineer is a great major! It is very versatile and allows for many specialized paths. I chose to pursue Biomedical engineering (sometimes abbreviated as BME) because in high school I really enjoyed math and science classes, AP Biology being one of my favorite classes, and wanted to find a way to combine the two. I stumbled upon the major …

Los Angeles is a Playground!

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I always am thankful for going to school in Los Angeles. Every time I am overwhelmed or just want to do something fun or exciting there is always an event to attend. But first the picture of the week comes to us from last Friday at the Greek Gala : So what inspired this blog post was last Saturday night. It has …

The Annual Greek Gala

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My favorite event is coming up tonight at 7pm and it is the Annual Greek Gala. Fine, first you wanted a picture of my Halloween costume, here you go. This was one costume, I also dressed up as a Firefighter and Rugrat for different Halloween parties as well.  But now back onto the Greek Gala. The Greek Gala is tonight and …

Managing Finances in College

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As I write this blog I am currently booking my plane ticket home for Winter Break, paying off my credit card, and looking at big expenses for the rest of the semester including Christmas gifts. But right now it’s time for the random picture of the week: However onward to what is on my mind, finances and how to plan in college. …

Balance is Key!

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This past week I had the beginning of midterm season and papers like many of the other students here on campus. But I believe that balance is key and this past week was so much fun. First though: the random picture of the week: Last Friday I got to attend the Viterbi Career Conference as I was saying in my …

Hot Spots to Eat!

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So usually I would wait to post this until later in the semester but since as I am writing this I am thinking about what I am going to get for dinner tonight I thought it was an apt time for a food blog post. And of course I have always loved my food. Cue embarrassing baby picture! I like to eat, …

The Semester I Have Been Waiting For

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Everyone dreams of that one semester where everything seems to fit. I might be speaking too soon (knock on wood) but I think I have found that this semester at USC. But first I had a great time at the first football game of the season, beating Hawaii in the Colesium was the best! Now onto an overview of my semester. Courses: BISC 320 – Molecular Biology: …

Life in the Windy City

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I hope everyone is enjoying their summers. I know I certainly am. I always have enjoyed exploring new areas, especially cities, and jump at every chance I get to travel. From growing up right outside of Boston, to visiting New York City when I was a bit older, and now going school in Los Angeles, I have seen that every city …

Summer Plans

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The summer has successfully snuck up upon me already.  I can’t believe that in less than two weeks I am going to be done with my sophomore year. It seems like every semester goes by faster and faster, and I just want it to slow down. However, I have some great summer plans that I am looking forward too. In …

Road Trip

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One of the things that amazed me most about USC when I came was the willingness of the students to just pack up there things and go home, take a weekend trip to Palm Springs, or fly to an away football game or any other assorted location. Many friends would leave on a Thursday night and take a weekend trip …

Art of a Date Dash

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I got an email from our President at 10:00 am saying that we had a Dash Dash which was not themed and that buses were leaving our house at 10:00 pm at night. This gave everyone in our chapter about 12 hours to find a date. The President and Social Chair had rented out a venue downtown for the night …