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I am a History major, and one of the big steps is declaring a concentration, which is basically a temporal, thematic, or geographic focus. So far I have taken four lower-division courses and one upper-division course in the major. During this time, I was able to explore many different topics and time periods; for example, [...]

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Whew. Senior year. It’s finally here?! After returning from my junior year studying abroad, I’ve had to hit the ground running this semester—it’s time for me to find a job for post-graduation! I solidified my decision to find a job, rather than apply to graduate school, because I want to get some work experience in [...]

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So it’s been more than a year since my first and only blog post—yikes! I’ll do better this year! When I was in high school, I was always so curious about what college students actually did all day. Obviously, everyone’s schedule is different, but I figured I’d take y’all through one of my typical days [...]

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Wow, I feel old. It’s so strange not being the newbie or the new memb or the freshie or the lost fish in the sea anymore. (It’s also weird not eating at Parkside all day everyday.) My freshman year was a blur, to say the least, and unfortunately summer was too. But now, I’m a [...]

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All I can say is that there’s no other school like USC. Between classes, after classes, and on the weekends, there are always things going on. 1. Every Wednesday as I walk to chemistry, my routine has become to pass by the farmer’s market right outside my residential building and try a bunch of their [...]

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Hi, everyone! As you may or may not know, I am a sophomore in the Thematic Option program at USC. Thematic Option is  an alternative general education program. You must apply before your freshman year to be admitted to the program, but it is open to all majors. This interdisciplinary program is very reading- and [...]

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This past spring semester was very busy, but also really rewarding and fun! For the Thematic Option program I’m in, I took a really interesting class called Aural Culture. It involved studying sound from a physics perspective (sound waves and acoustics) as well as music’s cultural implications. For my final, I interviewed a researcher at [...]

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After an eventful day of pranking yesterday, it finally sunk in that it indeed is April, and you know what that means… one more month of classes, finals, and then the beginning of summer — or what we students call sweet, sweet freedom. For graduating high school seniors, this also means making decisions. After praying/meditating/wearing lucky [...]

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Last semester, I was enrolled in Molecular Biology, a biology upper-division class for my major. Three professors taught the course: 2 veterans and one brand-new professor. Having a new professor is an exciting and scary experience for an undergraduate student. On one hand, the new professor provides a unique teaching style and can be a [...]

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My first week in Paris is coming to a close, and it’s been a whirlwind adventure to get to this point. My flight for Paris left around 2 pm on Wednesday, so naturally I began packing four months worth of my things at 8 pm on Tuesday. Needless to say, it was a little bit [...]

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