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Winter Break

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It’s finally winter break. After a long fought semester, its finally time to kick back and relax and see some old faces. Of course I never want to leave school, especially since it is 35 here and 60 there, but after thanksgiving and finals, you just want to see your old friends and take a little breathier. I got home …

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Top 10 Fall 2014 Memories

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I can’t believe its already time to write my wrap-up of the Fall 2014 semester! Sophomore year got off to a great start for me.  Here are some of my highlights from the past few months: 1. Finishing My CSCI 201 Final Project – After a couple months of solid work, my group finally demonstrated our finished product on Monday. …

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TOP 10 of Fall 2014

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Who knew that winter break is just around the corner which means a wrap up of my fall semester as a junior.  Looking back, time went by so quickly that I have so many memories to share.  Here’s a breakdown of my favorite ten: 10. #ViterbiLuau: we kicked off the semester with a great start at the viterbi luau.  It was awesome …

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Top 10 Memories of Fall 2014

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Kelly, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Looking back at all the exciting things I did this semester, it was definitely a fun one. Check out my favorite memories below: 1. The Weekender The Weekender is a USC tradition where students head up to Northern California to see USC football take on either Cal or Stanford. This year was my first year going, and it was an …

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My Top Ten Favorite Moments of the Semester

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

It’s now December which means the semester is coming to a close and I have no idea where it went. It’s a bittersweet time of year. I’m not ready to be reach another milestone that means I I won’t be in college forever, but I’m so excited for Christmas and for the new semester. That being said, I’ve had a …

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Highlights of Fall Semester

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This semester has been crazy busy, but still so amazing. As finals approach I am reflecting on all of the opportunities I’ve had this semester, and all the amazing events that I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of and attend. Here are the top 10 moments of this semester! 1. VPC Retreat I already blogged about the Viterbi …

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Top 10 Moments of Fall Semester

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I can’t believe we’re already at the end of another semester! It’s been an awesome few months, and I’ve made a lot of new memories. While there have been way too many amazing moments to count, here are my top 10 from this semester. 1. Watching us beat Notre Dame at the last football game Instead of flying back to Florida …

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Top 10 Best Moments First Semester

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1. Going to the beach This year I got to go to the beach a record amount of the times with my family and friends. When I first moved out here, I went with my family. Then throughout the semester I have been able to make it to the beach a record 3 times this year. 2. First Troy Camp …

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Exciting Projects: Bottle Rockets

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This semester I’m taking AME 309, Dynamics of Fluids. I know what you’re thinking, “ew,” it was my same thought when I saw that I needed to take it this year. The class is challenging, that is no question, but all of the learning that we have done so far has culminated with one really fun project: building a bottle …

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Favorite TV Show: The Newsroom

Ian Ian Leave a Comment

I’ll keep this one short and to the point. I am a huge movie fan, and by the transitive property a huge HBO fan. A couple of years ago HBO came out with the series The Newsroom and I latched on pretty quickly. Disclaimer: I’m not a TV critic, and my taste (however awesome) may not align with yours. For those of you …

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Exploration Destination: West Hollywood

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It wasn’t until last year that I really took a look at the opportunities outside of campus, and before this summer I’m not sure I could’ve told you half of the places I know of now. That said, one place in particular has captured my fancy, and that’s West Hollywood. Now, if you’ve heard anything about LA you have probably …

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LA Live: My Favorite Spot in LA!

Ellen Ellen, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey everybody! This week I’m going to tell you a little bit about my favorite spot to go out and about in Los Angeles – LA Live in Downtown! In the last few years, the spot has become a really fun place for the city’s young people to hang out, with activities to suit every taste. It’s no secret that …

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Let’s go to the beach, beach…

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I love Los Angeles which is one of the reasons why I stayed here for college. I can name hundreds of places that I love to go to on a regular basis but, I am choosing one of my recent favorites Dockweiler Beach. One of the best perks about going to USC is your relative location to almost everything. Being …

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My Favorite Place in LA: Grand Central Market

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

As a self-proclaimed foodie it’s no surprise that one of my favorite places in Los Angeles is Grand Central Market. It’s basically an open floor plan of vendors for food. If you’ve ever been to Philadelphia it’s a like a smaller version of Reading Terminal Market (if you’re in Philadelphia and haven’t tried it, I highly recommend Beck’s Cajun Cafe …

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Hiking in LA: Runyon Canyon

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Hiking is one of my favorite things to do to clear my head and luckily Runyon Canyon is super close to USC. You can get to Runyon Canyon by either taking the metro to West Hollywood or it’s a 15 minute drive. There are a bunch of different trails in the canyon but my favorite is the 3-mile loop that …

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Sweet Tooth

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If you’re craving something sweet and cold head to Salt & Straw.  You don’t have to give up ice cream during the fall and winter in Los Angeles; so this past Tuesday my friends and I took a trip to Larchmont where a small ice cream parlor serves the best ice cream on the block. The menu had exquisitely unique …

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Watts Towers: Art in a Unexpected Place

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This week we are writing about our favorite places around Los Angeles, and one of my favorites is definitely Watts Towers. Located only 15 mins south of campus, it is easy to make the trip here to see something really unique. It is also a registered National Historic Landmark! Watts Towers is a collection of 17 interconnected structures all made …

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A Day Trip to Santa Monica

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Hey everyone! I hope you all enjoyed your weekends as much as I did. It was my mom’s 51st birthday on Friday so I got to spend lots of time with my family. We celebrated with a trendy brunch on Sunday at Sonoma Wine Garden, which was located at the top of the Santa Monica Place Outdoor Mall. Following our …

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3rd St. Promenade in Santa Monica, my favorite hang out.

Betty Betty, The Best of LA, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

This week we are all blogging about our favorite LA spots, and my favorite is a very common place that many USC students go to shop, eat, or just hang out and enjoy the good vibes. Third street promenade is just a few blocks from the famous Santa Monica Pier and consists of a bunch of clothing stores, book stores, …

Betty3rd St. Promenade in Santa Monica, my favorite hang out.