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Medical Electronics Final Project: ECG

Jordan Biomedical, Jordan Leave a Comment

Hey guys! This week we finished our Medical Electronics (BME302) group project, creating an ECG using operational amplifiers, highpass and low pass circuits, and bioelectrodes attached directly to, you guessed it, me! Check out some of the pictures from our circuit and the output we got… my heartbeat! Disclaimer: do not hook any electrical circuits up to your body without …

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April – the busiest month!

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

As April almost comes to a end, looking back it was a very busy month! I had a lot going on for both classwork and extracurriculars, and it seems like every year April is always hectic! Here is what I have been up to the past few weeks! 1. Hockey Tournament in Vegas As I’ve mentioned before, I’m the captain of USC …

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My Summer Plans: Viterbi Overseas in London

Emily Emily, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

It’s really hard for me to believe that it’s the second to last week of school and that I’m now halfway done with college. Well, aside from all my finals. But I think the weirdest thing about college is how fast it goes. I’ve done a lot this semester and yet it still feels like it’s flown by. From organizing …

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Moving out: Resources

Hannah Hannah Leave a Comment

With the last week of classes just around the corner and the thought of finals looming ahead, stress levels are starting rise as students not only rush to study but figure out their plans to move out.  While it may seem like there’s a lot on our plate, each task is more than manageable–especially if we know of the right resources available. If …

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1st Annual KIUEL Choice Awards

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Last night KIUEL held the first annual KIUEL Choice Awards! Viterbi already holds various award ceremonies, but KIUEL wanted to create an award show completely dedicated to all of the amazing Viterbi Student Organizations. We handed out 11 awards which were awarded based on nominations and their end of the year reports. It was a great night to end the …

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Making Your Final Choice

Frankie Frankie, The Best of LA, Why USC Leave a Comment

With May 1st slowly approaching, it comes a time when you must make a big decision in your life to decide where you would like to go. Theres many factors that weigh into your decision, but it is a fun decision to make. You are deciding on college, 4 years of studying and fun that you have worked so hard …

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My Spring 2015 LavaLab Project

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Hey guys,   This week I wanted to talk to you about the progress of my LavaLab team’s progress. For those of you who don’t know, LavaLab is an on campus student incubator program that allows small groups of students to work on design oriented solutions to everyday problems of their choice. Our team decided to work on creating a …

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Tips and Tricks to Master Freshman Year

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Hey guys,   This week I wanted to talk to you about some of the tips and tricks that I found when I was a freshman (and some that I didn’t learn until later in my college career that can help you out when you first get on campus). 1. The first and foremost of which you are probably the …

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Winning the first KIEUL Choice Award for "Rookie of the Year"!

My Senior Year QuEST Adventure!

Makana Makana, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

It’s crazy to think that I’ve only got a couple weeks here to finish off my senior year. Thankfully, I will be back next semester to continue on with my education, and I recently got accepted to the PDP program for Chemical Engineering! I’m still making some decisions, but I am excited for the possibility of continuing to study engineering …

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Staying Healthy in College

Lyssa Lyssa, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Blogged on a break from working on my senior design project. Something that I’ve recently been working on more in my life is health and fitness! It’s something that is definitely challenging to fit in, but so important to maintaining a balanced lifestyle. On campus, the best resource for this is the Lyon Center.  This is the gym on campus …

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LA: Live Concert

Hannah Hannah Leave a Comment

There’s never a dull night in LA.  Just last Thursday, some of my closest friends and I headed over to Pomona to see Odesza perform at the Glass House for just $25! Right after classes, we started our trip to Pomona which isn’t too far of a drive as we played Odesza’s music on repeat in preparation for the concert. …

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My Favorite USC Traditions and Events

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

USC is a pretty old school – founded in 1880, USC has had plenty of time to accumulate its traditions and annual events. There are definitely some I don’t even know about given how diverse and populated campus is. But of the ones I know here are some of my favorite goings on at USC. LA Times Festival of Books This …

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My Design Project!

Betty Aerospace and Mechanical, Betty Leave a Comment

My favorite class right now is AME 261, Flight Mechanics. As the class is coming to an end, we were just assigned a group design project. The project is based on AIAAs yearly design project. Every year the project changes its requirements, missions, and design specifications. This year our project is to design a Supersonic UAV Bomber! The project is …

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How Much Do You Really Know?

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One of the greatest parts of joining the engineering community is learning how many cool things there are out there that you never knew existed. Coming in as a Freshmen, who was just accepted to a series of top universities, I am sure that you believe you know a decent amount of information, but the thing you learn as an …

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My Advice to Freshmen

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Okay, is anyone nervous about starting college? Don’t even worry. I was, too. Here are a few things I wish I knew when I came to college. 1. Get involved. Some of my closest friends and the coolest people I’ve met were found due to the organizations I got involved in. I joined a few clubs that appealed to my …

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Advice to Freshmen: Make the Most of Welcome Week!

Ellen Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! When I first thought of what advice I’d give to freshmen, I immediately thought back to my first week or two on campus. I have really fond memories of my first couple weeks at USC, and that’s mostly because I signed up for almost every event Welcome Week had to offer! I lived in Birnkrant Residential College (see …

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What I wish I knew Freshman Year

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My freshman year at USC was an incredible experience, transition, and memorable, and I thought it couldn’t get any better, but I was wrong. Freshman year is a time of transition, finding your self, pushing limits, and exploring your environment. While it was still an incredible year for me, there are still a few things I wish people had told …

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My Advice for Freshman Year

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

It’s really weird for me to think that in a few short weeks, I’ll be a junior in college. It’s something people say over and over again that the time will fly by, but it’s true. Some days I think back to orientation and I can’t believe that was almost two years ago. Of course, other times it also seems …

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First Year Advice

Hannah Hannah Leave a Comment

Looking back it’s hard to imagine what it was like to come to a  new school full of new people, living arrangements and even food.  The transition was pretty smooth though especially when I kept the following quick tips in mind: 1. “Yes” even when in doubt: when it comes to attending school events from free concerts to speakers to …

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Advice to Freshmen!

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

Starting your freshmen year in college can be really intimidating because everything is brand new. I remember move-in day pretty clearly, since I felt such a strong mix of excitement and nervousness. Although I had an amazing freshmen year, looking back there are some things I wish I would have done a little differently! Check out my tips below! 1. Get …

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