The perfect end to a perfect summer

Roadtrippin: SEA to LAX

Michael Thorson Hikes, Michael, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hello everyone! Thanks for tuning into my blog today. I’m finally coming to you from USC to tell you about my summer after returning from studying abroad. When I landed back in Seattle I spent 2 weeks catching up with my family and friends, sharing stories, and planing a road trip from Seattle to USC. After some extensive research and …

Back home at SC!

Home Sweet SC

Anya Bonner Anya, Work 0 Comments

I never thought I would be so excited to drive into Los Angeles on a Saturday during rush hour, but it was so awesome to be back at USC after a long summer. In high school, you always look forward to the summer and count down the days, never expecting that one day you’ll be so excited for school to …

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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 …

Why the Suite Life is so Sweet

Anya Bonner Anya, Housing, Suite 0 Comments

9th Floor Fluor Tower goes to cheer on USC’s football team!   When I was looking at the options for freshman housing, I didn’t know how to choose. Flipping through the USC housing catalog, you could see all the options of places to live and their amenities, but it nothing about the personality of the building itself. Each dorm on …

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Viterbi Abroad: Where in the World is Michael Thorson

Michael Thorson Abroad, Michael, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

Hello everyone! This summer I was fortunate enough to participate in the Viterbi Summer Overseas program. It all started in late May, when I met up with 40 or so other Viterbi students in Madrid, Spain for summer classes. I soon realized however that this was no ordinary study abroad program. Not only had Viterbi managed to fit writing and …

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Mi Verano en España

Bria Abroad, Bria, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

Hello from Spain! Well, actually from Bakersfield since I’ve been back for about a week, but you get the idea. For 7 weeks this summer I studied abroad in Madrid, Spain through the Viterbi Overseas Program! The way the program works is 30-40 USC Viterbi students all study abroad in a city in Europe. Students take two classes that count …

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Parkside Darkside?? 5 Reasons Why Reality Shatters Expectations

Jose Hernandez Industrial and Systems, Jose, Suite 0 Comments

After choosing USC, the next item on my to-do list was deciding which dorm I was going to live in. Needless to say, the process of picking a residence hall included many hours of online research, and combing through forums and blogs, which only resulted in more indecision. It seemed like there were endless options, and I wanted to find …

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That Emotional First Month

Aarya Suryavanshi Aarya, Viterbi Life, Why USC 0 Comments

Here’s some mood music, because this blog post is about to get real. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLyDCtoqra8 Flush faced and eager eyed, I woke up to my first full day in my new dorm room. I was prepared to become best friends with everyone as soon as I met them. Unfortunately for me, this is not how human nature works. Naturally, I did …

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Here’s to Birnkrant, Sixth Floor

Alex-2016 Alex, Dorm 0 Comments

My final night in room 624 of Birnkrant was a somber one. As this was the evening following the final day of exams, my roommate, Ravi Bhatt, had already moved out, beating the I-5 traffic on his drive back to Irvine. My mother had flown to Los Angeles to help me pack up my things and place them in storage. …

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New North Is Awesome

Frankie Dorm, Frankie, Free Time 0 Comments

Freshmen year I was deciding between Birnkrant and New North. My mom wanted me to live in the honors dorm, but I decided to got with New North based on the reputation this was the “social” dorm. I was not ready for what I would experience, but it was one of the best decisions I made since I’ve been at …