Andrew Radbel Andrew, Beach, Food, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

We’re halfway through summer. More than that, actually. Where does all the time go?!?   This summer, I’ve been keeping myself really busy – let’s jump right into it. The biggest thing that’s been keep me busy is definitely my internship at Northrop Grumman. It’s been an awesome experience and I’ve learned more than I could ever expect! …although I’m …

My Summer Vacation to NYC & Amsterdam

Aarya Suryavanshi Aarya, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hello (current and future) Trojan family members! This summer has definitely not gone as expected. Initially, I was all lined up to intern at this small Austin company that teaches people how to install solar panels. Sounds really cool, right? Don’t get me wrong, it might have been really cool. But it definitely wasn’t fun, or a good use of …


We All Scream for Ice-Cream!

Shana Douglass Best of LA, Food, Shana 0 Comments

LA is warm, sunny, and absolutely perfect for the ice-cream lover. With ice-cream shops sprawling all over the city, you’ll have no problem satisfying that sweet tooth. Everyone’s Favorite: Milk Milk is consistently suggested as one of the best ice-cream shops in LA. Milk boasts a wide array of full-sized macaroon ice-cream sandwiches and ice-cream bars, in addition to the …


Study Break! Attending NSBE 42nd Annual Convention

Shana Douglass Free Time, Professional & Academic, Shana, Social & Diversity, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

Viterbi organizations are great because they can provide an opportunity for you to connect with people from your major, gain real-life design engineering experience, meet with industry professionals, and even travel across the country. Yes travel! This year I had the opportunity to travel to Boston alongside 38 other USC National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) members and attend the …


Spring Break is for Visiting Museums

Nayely Gutierrez Civil and Environmental, Museums, Nayely, Social & Diversity, Viterbi Life, Women In Engineering 0 Comments

LACMA Over Spring Break, I went somewhere I have been wanting to go since I moved from Houston to LA; I went on a visit to the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art (LACMA), but more specifically, I went to the Frank Gehry exhibit. I am an avid fan of architecture. Last semester, when I took a class in architecture for …

Hiking the Hollywood sign after my last Freshman final

Top 6 Most Freshman Mistakes! #3 Will Blow Your Mind!

Michael Thorson Campus Events, Dorm, Michael, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

What better way to share some advice with incoming freshman than by recapping some of my and my friend’s biggest and most classic Freshman mistakes in a Buzzfeed-esque list: Leaving my dorm door closed on move in day On move in day, after a hot day of lugging around suitcases and perfectly setting up your dorm, you, if you’re anything …


Why USC Was the One for Me

Bria Bria, Civil and Environmental, Viterbi Life, Why USC 0 Comments

I remember two years ago when I had to make the most difficult decision of my life: where to commit for college. Not only was I looking at various scholarships and different financial aid packages, but I was also looking at different cities, different engineering programs, and ultimately different paths for my life. My parents and friends all had their …

Grainy freshman year photo.

USC for ME

Hannah Food, Hannah, Music, Suite 0 Comments

Sunshine? Free Food? Concerts? Shopping? USC has it all. What I wanted from college was not only a unique education (as expected) but also a college experience.  I wanted to look back on four years to a place and not only remember everything I’ve learned but also what I did on the weekends, with my friends and after class. Here …

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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 …


USC Traditions: Concerts on Campus

Michelle Campus Events, Michelle, Music, Trojan Spirit, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Everyone knows about the great concerts at the Staples Center, which is conveniently a short metro ride away from USC. But, what’s even better than that? Concerts on campus! Every year, USC has annual events that involve live concerts on McCarthy Quad, and they’re always so much fun! They’re also completely free (and you thought it couldn’t get any better). …