Cycling Trivialities

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Welcome to my new blog, where I’ll be chronicling my adventures here at USC! I can’t believe I’m already a Junior. Where has the time gone? It seems like yesterday that I was moving into Birnkrant and riding down Trousdale to my first college class (Calculus III…yikes!). Although I moved across the country from Georgia to California, USC immediately felt …

Birthday Surprises

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One of the things I’ve loved most about sophomore year so far is the way my friends celebrate birthdays. Every birthday is a surprise party. Of course, it was easy at first. No one suspected it. The evening of a friend’s birthday wasn’t suspicious and you could fill his or her apartment with people without drawing too much attention. After …

Gingerbread Houses and Marshmallow Snowmen

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This Wednesday my roommates and I decided to have a mini Christmas party! We bought 2 gingerbread house kits, some peppermint hot cocoa, and sparkling apple cider. After dressing up in green and red and putting Love Actually into the DVD player, our party began! At first we had some trouble getting the houses to stay together, but after actually …

Enchiladas and Home

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Tonight we’re making dinner and having a bunch of friends over. I’m really excited – I love my friends and I love good food and I love the weekend! We’re making guacamole for starters and enchiladas for the main course. A little bit of chicken, cheese, corn tortillas, sauce, olives, and we’re good to go! The ability to have “dinner …

The Office

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Thursday is a long day. I’ve got materials science at 8am, and lab until 8pm. I also have a total of 5 hours of physics, between my 2 hour lecture and 3 hour lab. By the time 9 o’clock rolls around I’m ready to have some fun with friends and laugh really loudly. Hence, my love affair with The Office. …