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Oh The Places You’ll Go…

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One of the wonderful things about USC is that there are so many things on or just off campus that almost everything you need is conveniently located. Because of this, however, sometimes you have to make an effort to go out and explore LA. LA is such a large, diverse city that sometimes the thought of exploration can be daunting. …

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Too Cool for School

Ian Ian, Summer Experiences, The Best of LA, Viterbi Life, Why USC Leave a Comment

USC is a wonderful place to be any time of the year. It’s colorful, naturally radiant, and a blessing to have. It is also plopped right in the middle of the wondrous city of Los Angeles. And when you have had a long week of classes on campus, sometimes the best feeling is getting away.  Here’s a short traveler’s guide …

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Summer Plans! Israel & Internship

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Hey Everyone, I cannot believe that summer is right around the corner with only a few finals standing in my way.  Right when the semester comes to a close, I will have the opportunity to go abroad to the Middle East, and work a technical internship back in Los Angeles.  A fun and jam packed summer ahead of me, I …

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Loved spending the evening with other VSAs!

The Viterbi Awards

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This Wednesday night, I had the awesome opportunity to attend the 36th annual Viterbi Awards! The Viterbi Awards is an event hosted every year by the Viterbi School of Engineering that recognizes outstanding members of the engineering community as a whole as well as alumni who have made a positive impact post graduation. Different companies buy tables at the events, …

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Philanthropy Phriday

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Hey everyone! Looking back on my semester, one of my favorite parts was my participation in philanthropies on Fridays. I played beach volleyball, was pied with whip cream, and even distributed books to children. These all supported great causes and were lots of fun! I wanted to share some of those experiences with you.

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A staple of the Passover Seder, Matzah Ball Soup

Passover in College

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Today marks the seventh day of Passover. Today also marks the seventh day of avoiding bread and wheat-products like the plague. As a high school senior, I often wondered how I would continue observing Jewish holidays while at USC, and the holiday of Passover presents the perfect challenge. Would the dining halls have matzah? Would I go hungry for a …

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USC Springfest 2014

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Hey guys! I hope you all have had fun-filled weeks! I cannot believe there are only a couple more weeks left of this semester before summer. A fun event that the USC Concert Committee coordinates every spring is Springfest. They put together a day full of talented performers and attractions for students to enjoy. Springfest 2014 took place last Saturday, …

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Spring Break Recap!

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Hey All, Midterms are slowly beginning to slow down so I can finally tell you about my Spring Break.  I decided to break it up into two parts, half of which I would go car-camping, and the other traveling to Portland, Oregon.   In retrospect this made my break very busy and let me really make the most out of …

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Food in Los Angeles: A USC Student’s Guide to Off-Campus Eateries (Part 2)

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Welcome back to my five part blog series Food in Los Angeles! Last time, in Part 1, I detailed my parents’ weekend dinner with my mother, when we ventured into Los Angeles’ Arts District to try Wurstkuche (a German sausage restaurant) and the Pie Hole (a dessert place). If you are interested in those restaurants, check out my previous blog, …

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Highlights on Why I Chose USC

hannah Hannah, Uncategorized, Why USC, Why USC 2014 Leave a Comment

I can’t believe I’m already heading into the end of the spring semester of my second year here at USC.  It’s hard to think that just two years ago around this time  I was committing to USC–and looking back, I’ll say that it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made!

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Why I Love Attending USC

sarah bass Sarah, Why USC, Why USC 2014 Leave a Comment

It’s so hard to believe that I am already almost halfway done with my time at USC as an undergraduate student. The time really does seem to fly by. Looking back over my past two years at this wonderful university, I realized I honestly could not imagine myself anywhere else. Unlike some people at USC, I was not born and …

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Why I chose USC and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else!!

Lyssa Lyssa, Uncategorized, Why USC, Why USC 2014 Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Happy Sunday! I just got back from Hawaii for spring break which was amazing and it’s definitely hard to get back into work mode after that, but this week I wanted to share about what made me choose USC.  Choosing college is by far the most difficult decision I had faced at that time, and it’s a huge …

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Why Going Home for Spring Break is a Great Idea

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Hi everyone! I just got home for Spring Break last night, and I’m so excited to be blogging from Dallas, Texas for the first time in a while. I’m so happy to be back in Dallas for the week, especially since I haven’t been home in a long time considering the fact that I spent the majority of my Christmas …

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LACMA College Night

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Hey all! Even with midterms in anticipation for Spring Break, there are still many fun ways to take a break from studying and see what Los Angeles can offer.  The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosts a College Night where all students from any university can come to see special exhibits and meet new people.

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First picture with my roommate, Kat!

Living in New/North My Freshman Year

sarah bass Sarah, USC Housing, USC Housing 2014 Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! It seems like everyone here at USC is currently working on figuring out where they are all going to live next year. Luckily for me, my roommate and I decided a while ago that we were going to live in the same apartment we’re in currently next year. It certainly makes things easy at the end of the …

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