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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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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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Exploring LA: The Getty Museum

Molly Molly, The Best of LA, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! After an awesomely busy parents’ weekend, I’m back to tell you guys about another one of my favorite places that I’ve found in Los Angeles: The Getty Museum! A scenic half-hour drive north of campus, it’s always a nice place to hang out with friends or visiting family. The Getty Museum is in the Santa Monica mountains, just …

MollyExploring LA: The Getty Museum
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My favorite LA hobby, going to concerts!

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

Living in the suburbs of LA my whole life, I always had to make the hour (or two hours in traffic) trek to LA to see concerts. Now that I live in the heart of downtown LA, I am just a couple metro stops from the Staples Center, and a few more stops to the Pantages Theater or the Palladium …

BettyMy favorite LA hobby, going to concerts!

USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory

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Hi guys! There are so many different ways to become involved on campus, that you cannot go wrong!  I took an interest in rocket vehicles and joined the Rocket Propulsion Laboratory to really get some quality hands-on experience.  The Rocket Propulsion Lab is looking to be the first student organization into space.  It is completely student run where we design, …

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My Favorite Extracurricular: Adsum Literary Magazine

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

I’ve already written a post about why it’s good to have activities outside of engineering, but right now I’m going to talk more specifically about my favorite extracurricular: Adsum literary magazine. One of my goals in life (aside from world domination) is to be a novelist. Not necessarily as my primary source of income (at least not to begin with, I would …

EmilyMy Favorite Extracurricular: Adsum Literary Magazine

You Made What?! 3D Printing

Ian Aerospace and Mechanical, Astro Engineering, Biomedical, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental, CompSci, Electrical, Ian, industrial and systems, Uncategorized, Viterbi Orgs, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

One of the greatest things about USC, in my humble opinion, is the ability for students to see a need and fill it. Last year my friends and I decided that there was a shortage of 3D printing opportunities for students across all majors on USC’s campus. Several schools here- including the Architecture School, Viterbi, and Roski- have access to …

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A Guide to the Best Study Spots

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Some people are a fan of Leavey Library, some people like their own desks, some people like McCarthy quad. Because I couldn’t choose just one, my favorite study spots on campus are definitely the Von Kleinsmid Center Library and the Philosophy Library in Seeley G Mudd hall. They are a little less well known, but that’s actually what makes them …

JordanA Guide to the Best Study Spots
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What to do for Halloween in LA

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Happy Halloween! As a Seattle native, fall in Los Angeles often doesn’t seem like fall, more like perpetual summer with a slightly lower sun. It eventually gets cold in Los Angeles (translation: lower 60s), but October still tends to be in the 80s. You won’t catch me complaining, but occasionally, I do miss the typical fall weather of home: red, orange, …

EmilyWhat to do for Halloween in LA
Jason Derulo with the Song Girls!

Fight on with Trojan Football

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Hi everyone! I cannot believe that the football season is already winding down. Football season is by far one of my favorite parts of going to USC! The school spirit makes me proud to be a Trojan. I thought I would take this week’s blog to talk a little bit more about why I am such a big fan of …

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Off-Campus Adventure: Angeles Crest

Molly Molly, The Best of LA, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

As I talked about last week, I have great hideaway spots on campus where I can get work done without sacrificing the great views of campus. But sometimes, I love to get off campus and go explore what’s around USC, since I’m not from the area. My sophomore year, I was able to get a car, and since then, I’ve …

MollyOff-Campus Adventure: Angeles Crest
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Interviewing

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Throughout your life, whether it be a regular day job at a gym, applying to college or looking for a professional job, you will have to go through various interviews. While some people find that interviewing is one of their strengths, many people see it as a nervous experience that they rather avoid, but today ladies and gentlemen, I’m going …

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Leavey, Doheny and any Library are your Best Friends

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As an an engineer and as a college, you will spend a lot of week day nights studying or doing work, but you got to find your special place where you study and get work done. Some people like staying home, going to a classroom or working outside, but for me, I need to be in a quiet area away …

FrankieLeavey, Doheny and any Library are your Best Friends
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The Good Eats in LA

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

As a self-proclaimed foodie, one of my absolute favorite things about LA is the food. There are a ridiculous (read: wonderful) number of restaurants in this city and every type of food you could imagine. Including some you can’t (Korean BBQ tacos? What will they come up with next?). With that here’s a roundup of my favorite restaurants and/or food …

EmilyThe Good Eats in LA
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My Trip to Panama!

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Kelly, Uncategorized, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! I just back from my big trip to Panama this Sunday, and it hasn’t even really sunk in that I was just there. I had so much fun going to another country, and it was definitely a nice break from the consistent routine of school. So why I did I go to Panama? As I have mentioned in …

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USC Homecoming 2014

Fall, Football, and Family: Homecoming 2014!

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Being raised in the SEC, football has always been an important part of my life. It’s a time of the year where my family comes together once a week to eat wings and celebrate our teams’ victories. So when I came to USC, I wasn’t quite sure of what to expect. But whatever my expectations were, they were completely blown away by the …

MollyFall, Football, and Family: Homecoming 2014!
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First Meet USC

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Last week on Friday I had my first meeting with potential students. It was already a pretty hectic day since I had three midterms this week and a physics homework due in a couple hours. To make matters worse, I ended up doing the wrong HW set, but luckily my professor was nice enough to give me another chance. Side …

FrankieFirst Meet USC