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Freshman Academy takes USC vs. UCLA Volleyball!

Lyssa Lyssa, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Hope you’ve had a great week! This week has been really busy with homework and trying to stay healthy, but one of my highlights was attending the USC vs. UCLA volleyball game with my freshman academy class!! Alex and I are co coaches, so we decided to plan a trip to a women’s volleyball game! Trojan spirit is …

LyssaFreshman Academy takes USC vs. UCLA Volleyball!
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USC Workout: Keep Your Body as Sharp as Your Mind!

Ellen Ellen, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey everybody! I’m writing this a little later than usual because I was busy having a blast at the Oregon State game.  It was a great bounce back game for the football team, who put together a well rounded effort to beat the Beavers 35-10! Seeing all these displays of athleticism inspired me to write this blog about one of …

EllenUSC Workout: Keep Your Body as Sharp as Your Mind!
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EE 150: Matlab, Coding, Compiling Oh My!

Emily Emily, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

In the life and times of a biomedical engineer, you take classes that cover multiple disciplines. Chem and bio are obvious staples of biomedical engineering, physics as well. Less well known, though is that as a biomedical engineer it’s a standard to learn a programming language called Matlab. It’s not as complicated as Java or C sharp or C++, but …

EmilyEE 150: Matlab, Coding, Compiling Oh My!
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Engineering Freshman Academy: My Favorite Class

Sarah Chemical Engineering, Sarah, Uncategorized, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! We’re already on our fifth week of classes for the semester, and it’s hard to believe how fast the time is passing by. I wanted to take a few minutes this week to talk about my favorite class I’m involved with this semester! My favorite class this semester isn’t actually one I’m taking, it’s one I’m a coach …

SarahEngineering Freshman Academy: My Favorite Class
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CHE 330 Thermodynamics: Controlling Heat

Frankie Chemical Engineering, Frankie Leave a Comment

When I first met older chemical engineers, I can remember them always mentioning “Thermo” like it was a myth or a legend; “Oh you’re a freshmen, that means you haven’t taken thermo yet.” The way I see it now is somewhat like a right of passage as a Chemical Engineer. It’s a challenging engineering class that is an extension of …

FrankieCHE 330 Thermodynamics: Controlling Heat
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My New Class: ISE 370

jacquie Jacquie, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! I hope you all have been enjoying your day so far. I have had a great couple of weeks getting back into my routine at USC. I cannot believe it is already half way through September! Time really flies when you are busy and having fun. Today, I wanted to focus on telling you a little bit about …

jacquieMy New Class: ISE 370
Weekender!

Junior Year, Already?

Lauren Lauren H. Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! After a great summer with #ViterbiAbroad in Rome, I am happy to be back home at USC for a great junior year! This semester I’m excited because my classes are a lot more engineering focused and it seems like it’s going to be a little easier than some of my past semesters. I also have four-day weekends, it’s …

LaurenJunior Year, Already?
Running into sorority sisters outside of Stanford's Stadium!

The Weekender 2014!

Molly Molly, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

I can’t believe I waited until my junior year to attend my first weekender! The weekender is traditionally USC’s away game against either UC Berkeley or Stanford, when everyone drives up for the weekend to watch our football team win. This year we beat Stanford, and it was one of my favorite memories so far at USC! Me and four …

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Bring It On Fall Semester

Emily Emily, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Oh, fall semester. The semester of football, football, and football. Oh, and football. All right, so there’s a lot more to the start of the school year than just football, but given the history and culture of USC football, it’s worth mentioning (at least once). This fall is the start of my sophomore year and it’s going to be busy …

EmilyBring It On Fall Semester
Football Season!

A Preview of My Fall Semester!

Sarah Chemical Engineering, Sarah, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Hope you all have had a good start back to school so far. It’s really hard for me to come to terms with the fact that I’m starting the second half of my time as an undergraduate here at USC! I’ve come a long way since Freshman year, and I can’t wait to see how I continue to …

SarahA Preview of My Fall Semester!
First football game of the year: Beat the Bulldogs!

My Semester: Fall 2014

Juliana Juliana Leave a Comment

Hey guys! I hope you’re all excited to be heading back to school, even if you haven’t started yet. My first week of classes is officially over, and I’m already super excited for this semester. I’m going to tell you a little about what I’ve been doing since I got back to USC, what my classes are like this fall, …

JulianaMy Semester: Fall 2014
Patrick and I enjoying our time in Venice

My Summer in Rome with the Viterbi Overseas Program

Sarah Sarah Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful summer break. It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over. I’m currently back at school preparing for sorority recruitment, and I’m so excited for classes to start next week! I’m really looking forward to this semester. I’m thrilled to be a Freshman Academy Coach this year! Most importantly, I cannot …

SarahMy Summer in Rome with the Viterbi Overseas Program
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My Semester at a Glance

jacquie Jacquie, Summer Experiences Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! I cannot believe that the last week of classes for this semester are over. Final exams are all that stand between the summer and me. I cannot wait to spend some time with my family and finalize my summer internship plans in the next couple of weeks. I’ll tell you about some of my favorite memories from this …

jacquieMy Semester at a Glance
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Summer Plans! Israel & Internship

Markus Markus, Summer Experiences Leave a Comment

Hey Everyone, I cannot believe that summer is right around the corner with only a few finals standing in my way.  Right when the semester comes to a close, I will have the opportunity to go abroad to the Middle East, and work a technical internship back in Los Angeles.  A fun and jam packed summer ahead of me, I …

MarkusSummer Plans! Israel & Internship
What I am looking forward to this summer!

Oh, the Places I’ll Go (And the Places I’ve Been)

Alex Alex, Summer Experiences Leave a Comment

Today marks the start of the last week of classes. At the end of this week, I will be half way done with college, having completed two full years here at the University of Southern California. Looking back on these last two years, I am a little nostalgic and somewhat melancholy that I only have two more years to spend …

AlexOh, the Places I’ll Go (And the Places I’ve Been)
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My Last Blog: Graduating from USC and Looking Forward

natalie Summer Experiences, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe my time as an undergrad at USC is coming to an end as I’m graduating in 19 days. I am so thankful for USC for giving me so many opportunities over the years and making my college experience truly something I could’ve only found at USC. So here goes, my final blog after three …

natalieMy Last Blog: Graduating from USC and Looking Forward
Loved spending the evening with other VSAs!

The Viterbi Awards

Sarah Sarah, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

This Wednesday night, I had the awesome opportunity to attend the 36th annual Viterbi Awards! The Viterbi Awards is an event hosted every year by the Viterbi School of Engineering that recognizes outstanding members of the engineering community as a whole as well as alumni who have made a positive impact post graduation. Different companies buy tables at the events, …

SarahThe Viterbi Awards
First football game!

My Advice to Freshmen: Just Keep Swimming

Sarah Sarah, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Entering college, I was told time and time again my first year would fly by. I thought they were all exaggerating. Well, they weren’t. And the scary thing is that sophomore year flies by even faster. I still can’t believe that I am almost halfway done with my time as an undergrad at USC.  During that first year, days blurred …

SarahMy Advice to Freshmen: Just Keep Swimming