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USC by Accident, Trojan by Choice

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Hi folks!  When you finally settle on a college, everyone will undoubtably ask you why you chose your school. When I first was accepted to USC, I didn’t have an answer to this question. Slowly but surely, however, USC won me over and I could not be happier to be a Trojan. I was not a Trojan fan from the start. …

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My Freshman Dorm: New North

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Well, well, well. You’re probably checking out these pages because you got in and you’re trying to make your decision. What can I say about Freshman Housing? It was, without a doubt, a new experience for me. It was me, my roommate, and a couple hundred of our closest friends in one building. Usually one says ‘closest friends’ sarcastically, but …

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Myanmar – The Land of Pagodas and Smiling Children

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Hello everyone! This past week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to several countries, which I will be posting about soon. The first, and the place where I spent the most time, was Myanmar. Read on if you’d like to hear a little more about this amazing experience. *** Also as an important note – an interesting engineering project …

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My Favorites 8,769 Miles Apart

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Hi everyone! This week I’ll be sharing with you all about some of my favorite USC traditions from home as well as some of my new favorite Singapore traditions here at NUS. They might be 8,769 miles apart, but it’s neat to see how people celebrate with the same school spirit in both places! USC Game Days At USC, there is …

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USC Bucketlist – The Best Events and Traditions at USC

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Hi guys,   This week I wanted to lay out a couple of things at USC that I think are truly special; while this list isn’t all inclusive, there’s a bunch of great starting points for you to see what events and traditions around USC are awesome! USC Gamedays Whether or not you are an avid football fan like myself, …

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Salutations from Singapore! :)

Madelina Madelina, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

Hello everyone, I hope this email finds you enjoying a wonderful start to second semester – this spring is shaping up to be super duper exciting! I hope all of you have an amazing second semester filled with lots of surprises and blessings Salutations from Singapore! (English) 來自新加坡的問候 ! (Chinese) सिंगापुर से बधाई ! (Hindi) salam dari Singapura ! (Malay) …

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Trekking to Cal: The Weekender

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Every year, USC students travel up to northern California when the Trojans play Stanford or Cal and this year Maria, Hannah and I road tripped to Berkeley, CA! This was my first weekender trip every and going with them made the 6 hour drive seem like nothing. My best friend goes to Berkeley so she let us crash at her …

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The Struggle of Transportation

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When you walk around SC’s campus, you’ll notice three main modes of transportation for students: walking, biking, and longboarding. Each of them has their pros and cons, and I thought I’d share some tips and tricks about each.   Walking is, obviously, the easiest, safest option. It’s easy to dodge rogue bikers and longboarders. You don’t have to lock up …

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Summer Series: OS

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I decided to take Operating Systems this summer, as I knew I was going to be in Los Angeles and figured it couldn’t hurt to knock out one of the “heavy hitter” classes in the curriculum while I was here. Between Ponder (see Part 1), my other projects (Parts 3 and 4), and this class, I’ve definitely had my hands …

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Chevron Round 2

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Missed the last chevron experience? Check it out here. Or keep reading! Back for another summer in Bakersfield California at Chevron as a Reservoir Engineer, I have so much to share.  Reservoir Engineering is a branch of petroleum engineering that analyzes drainage problems during developing, expanding, and producing oil or gas from a reservoir.  The goal is to maximize efficiency …

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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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My Advice for Freshman Year

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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 …