Getting Around: Transportation around USC

Rhea Choudhury Best of LA, Free Time, Rhea, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

With the May 1st signing deadline drawing closer and closer, I’ve gotten the chance to hang out with a ton of you guys– prospective students!! It’s been awesome getting to know all of you, I’ve been lucky enough to meet some incredibly talented and diverse people, and USC is truly lucky to have applicants/prospectives like you all. That being said, …

Favorite Photography Spots in LA

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Hey USC! Since my last few blogs have been pretty engineering focused, I wanted to take a break this week and focus on one of my favorite hobbies: photography. I’ve always been interested in photography, thanks to my dad, but I didn’t really get into it until freshman year of college. I finally got a DSLR of my own in 2015, and …

Skiing with Civil Engineers 101

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Hello friends! I want to share with you all my experience with skiing for the first time ever! It was such a fun time (especially when I fell because the snow was so soft!) learning how to ski and how to “pizza” instead of “french fry.” So, California, but particularly Southern California, has been receiving a ton of rain lately. …

2nd Semester Senior

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Holy moly, I can’t believe I’m a second semester COLLEGE senior. 4 years went by so quickly and though I’m seriously in shock that I am finishing up in May, I do feel like my time has come. I’m still figuring out my graduation plans but I am starting to get excited about going out in the real world. This …

Hidden Figures

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It’s no secret that minorities are underrepresented in STEM fields, and as a black female it’s not often that I look around a classroom and see anyone else who looks like me. I was shocked and left in awe this past semester when I stumbled across this movie trailer on Facebook. If you didn’t catch the trailer, Hidden Figures tells …

Working out in LA on a Budget

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I’ve written a couple blogs already about staying healthy as a student and working out at USC, but this semester I’ve decided to take the workouts around Los Angeles! I’d like to just make a quick notes and say, the USC Lyon Center has an amazing facility, set of classes, and USC has Physical Education classes if you really need …

Music is One of the Many Reasons I Came to LA

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LA is one of the most interesting places I have visited and ultimately the reason I decided to come to school  here. “Why is it interesting ,” you might ask? Well for starters there is so much to do here: the beach, snowboard, hike, and most importantly see my favorite artists. Music has always been a passion of mine even …

Concert Venues in Los Angeles

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Hi everyone! Hope your week is going well.  This week I’m going to tell you about one of my favorite things to do in Los Angeles – go see some live music.  So far this year I have attended/am planning to attend three concerts, and they’re at some pretty amazing venues. Miike Snow (Shrine Auditorium/Expo Hall) – The Shrine is …