Living in the Village: Apartment-ing and Adult-ing

Siena Applebaum Apartment, Siena, Viterbi Life

Hey friends! I can’t believe we’ve already been in school for over a month, these past 5 weeks have FLOWN by (I just had my first midterm of the year – what). This year has been different from my freshman year in so many ways. One of the biggest changes has been transitioning from living in a dorm to living …

Arriving as a Spring Admit

Daniel Donchev Apartment, Biomedical, Daniel, Entrepreneurship, Housing, Involvement, Major, Professional & Academic, Students, Study, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

When I received the news of my spring admission, I was overwhelmed with feelings of excitement and uncertainty. While I had just been admitted to one of the most prestigious universities in the country, I could not foresee how my late start would impact my academic and social life at USC as I would be missing out on a semester’s …

Housing From Freshman to Senior Year

ellen-2017 Apartment, Dorm, Ellen 0 Comments

Hi! This week I’m going to tell you a little bit about where I’ve lived throughout my time at USC.  I’ve done a little bit of everything in terms of housing from the traditional freshman dorm, to a large apartment with lots of roommates, to a smaller apartment.  I’ve really enjoyed all the places I’ve lived near campus, and I …

Hey MTV, Welcome to my Cribs

Shayna Goldberger Apartment, Dorm, Shayna 0 Comments

I’ve done a lot of things in my time at USC, which unfortunately includes: moving. And a lot of it. Each year I’ve lived in a different place, and here’s my little summary of each one. Freshman Year: Dorm After getting into USC the first thing I did was put in my housing application for New/North aka the coolest freshman …

Onto the Next One

clare-2017 Apartment, Clare, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hey guys! I’m currently writing this post sitting at one of my favorite spots on campus, and I have never felt more content. While I am sad summer is over, I can’t wait to get into the swing of the school year. It’s day two here and already I’ve fallen in love with my classes. I’m also finally taking classes that …

Back at SC!

Aarya Suryavanshi Aarya, Apartment, Campus Events 0 Comments

Hello friends and family, I returned to USC yesterday! I gotta say, the place retained its charm well enough over the summer, even though I thought the heat would bake the beauty straight out. (It did not.) Anyways, right, I moved in yesterday! The day was a wee bit on the insane side, as I woke up at 4:30 AM …

Home is Where the Heart Is – Housing at USC

Madelina-2016 Apartment, Best of LA, Campus Events, Dorm, Housing, Madelina, Social & Diversity, Viterbi Life, Why USC 0 Comments

Hi folks! Being abroad it is always nice to stop and reflect on just how great it is to be home – in the spirit of home I’d like to share with you a little about the places I’ve called home over the past couple years at USC as well as the current place I’ve just started calling home in …

Luke, Come to the Parkside

Sophie Apartment, Sophie, Suite 0 Comments

If it isn’t apparent by the title, I absolutely love Star Wars. I always carry my stylish R2D2 mug with me. My R2D2 mug has been with me since since high school. I’ve drank coffee from it in my home in Denver, my freshman dorm in Parkside IRC, my internship apartment in Bakersfield, and my sophomore apartment at Cardinal Gardens. …

From Summer to Fall: Transitioning into a New Semester!

Michelle Apartment, Best of LA, Housing, Michelle, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hello everyone! This summer has positively sped by, and already I’m seeing myself back at USC in the middle of another exciting semester. Though this summer has been one of the most eventful summers I’ve had in a long time, I am thrilled to be back at USC! Distance definitely makes the heart grow fonder! As some of you may …

My Junior Housing: Pacific Apartments

juliana-2016 Apartment, Juliana, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hey everyone! I hope things are going well. With spring rapidly approaching we always get lots of questions about housing. Since I’ve already blogged about my freshman housing in Birnkrant (read here) and my sophomore housing in Troy East (read here), this time I’m blogging about my junior year housing in Pacific Apartments! Pacific, located just north of campus, is …

Research, Clubs, Apartment Life and Other Things about Sophomore Year

juliana-2016 Apartment, Juliana, Research, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

Well, after a wonderful summer working in a lab at Oregon Health & Science University, I’m excited to be back at one of my favorite places in the world – USC! I’m also  pretty excited because just this week my first ever paper was published! I was listed as a co-author on a paper I helped with during my summer …

My Sophomore Apartment

katherine Apartment, Housing 0 Comments

Hi everyone! Everyone is blogging about their freshman dorms this week! When I was a freshman, I actually lived at the Radisson across the street from USC. A couple of years ago, the Radisson was divided into 4 floors for students and 4 floors for hotel guests, so in a lot of ways it was a lot like a dorm …

Adjusting to Apartment Life (and How I’ve Gotten to Explore LA)

Makana Krulce-2015 Apartment, Best of LA, Housing, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life 4 Comments

It’s pretty weird to think that only a year ago, I was living in an on-campus dorm filled with freshman, eating at EVK (before they renovated it- its so swanky now!), and randomly meeting new people everyday in the elevator. If you’ve read my last blog about housing at USC, I’ve talked about the great experience I had in Birnkrant, …

Steve’s Apartment (A Photo Blog!)

steve Apartment, Housing 3 Comments

This week I think I’ll take you on a little tour of my home. This year I live in Century Apartments – one of the many upperclassmen housing options at USC. I have a double – so it’s me and one roommate in a bedroom, a living room, a bathroom, and a kitchen. We have more closet space than I …

USC Housing: Parkside Apartments

maria-2012 Apartment, Housing 1 Comment

I transferred into USC as a Sophomore so I lived in Parkside Apartments my first year here. I lived in a one bedroom apartment I shared with another student. One thing I really loved about Parkside was even though I lived in an apartment, we still had events for everyone on the floor so that we got to know one …