Reflections on an Early End to Senior Year

Madelyn Douglas Best of LA, Home Life, Life Outside Of Engineering, Madelyn, Trojan Spirit, Why USC Leave a Comment

As someone who always processes things at least a month late, I am now getting hit by huge waves of nostalgia for my lost month and a half of second semester senior year. While thinking about all the friends I didn’t get to hang out with one last time, the projects I wish I was able to complete, and the …

Winter BREAK!!!

Loic Alini Home Life, Loic Leave a Comment

I had been looking forward to winter break for the longest time. Thanksgiving break wasn’t too much of a break because I had massive projects due the following week, so most of my time was dedicated to that. As soon as I arrived back to my home in the Bay Area, I slept at a moderate time and woke up …

Hometown Havoc- Fires & Mudslides

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The past few weeks have been absolutely devastating for my home community of Santa Barbara, CA. Our normally quiet, friendly, and calm town was hit by the largest tragedies I’ve ever seen so close to home- a massive wildfire followed by unstoppable mudslides. Throughout December, the Thomas Fire tore through Santa Barbara and Ventura counties and destroyed over 1,000 structures …