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I’m a bit of a film buff, so when I saw a tweet from LA Live announcing a film festival with some upcoming movies I was looking forward to seeing (most importantly, with tickets only costing $5), I signed up immediately and got some friends to come along. What I didn’t notice, however, was that [...]

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Hello world! It’s been a very busy weekend here on campus. Friday kicked off bright and early with Crescent Classic, my sorority’s fundraiser. We organize a  handball game to support Troy Camp, USC’s undergraduate-run philanthropy that uses tutoring, after-school programming, adventures in LA, and a week-long summer camp to inspire  local elementary school students to pursue [...]

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During the past couple months I have had a terrific time participating in Thematic Option sponsored trips. Thematic Option is an alternative liberal-arts program for General Education here at USC, run through the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Students will tell you this program is not for everyone, but all of my classmates [...]

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As an ex three-sport varsity athlete, hearing the phrase ‘Hollywood Hike’ certainly did not scare me. If anything, it sounded like a leisurely walk for tourists. When e-board for African-Americans in Health decided to do a social hike with NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), I figured it would be more relaxing than anything; how [...]

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I’ve been going through a slew of midterms for the past few weeks (5 midterms in a span of 2 weeks, to be exact), so I really needed a solid study break. Therefore, I signed up with USC Adventure Lead to go on a Sea Kayaking trip in the Channel Islands, part of a larger [...]

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A few weeks ago one of our fellow Dornsife Ambassadors was able to into an advanced free screening of the new film The Fifth Estate. Here are our thoughts on it. Vijeta: Seeing movies before they are released (and fo’ FREE!) has got to be one of the best perks of attending USC. The Fifth Estate was a [...]

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LA Moments

Los Angeles is a pretty crazy city that has about a million ups and downs. When you’re sitting on the 10 freeway and it takes you an hour and a half to get home instead of the 20 minutes it should, it can be the most frustrating thing in the world. But sometimes, if you [...]

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One of my favorite things about living in Los Angeles is Hollywood. And not because of the beautiful people or the celebrities, but because of its history, its aura, and because it’s a globally known icon that represents the American Dream and so much more. Although my major is in Dornsife, I minor in Cinematic [...]

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Hey All! I’m becoming quite the blogger, I know. Well this weekend has been just so amazing I have to share! One of my favorite things about LA is how close I am to so many other wonderful cities. Take, for example, Santa Barbara! I visited for the first time a couple of weeks ago. I [...]

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“We are never ever getting back together,” sang Taylor Swift as she performed the opening act at this year’s Grammy Awards. Her performance must have looked pretty cool on television, but you know what was even better? Being at the Grammys and watching her perform it live. One doesn’t just go to the Grammys. One must [...]

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