Tanushree Kakani

Electrical Engineering
Master's Candidate

About

From India to Los Angeles – a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in the field of Control Systems. Also a former news writer for the Daily Trojan who enjoys reading in her spare time. Her passions include traveling and horse riding.

It’s Time…

It’s time to say goodbye to the most memorable two years I had at USC. It all started with tears of joy when I received my acceptance letter; my happiness knew no bounds. With all the excitement and nervousness of living thousands of miles away from home, I reached LA for the very first time on Dec. 25th, 2015. The first … Read More

On the Road!

Boston Take 5! It was the perfect end to my Summer’17 – a trip to Washington, D.C. and Newport, Rhode Island! I had an amazing time in DC. I visited the National Museum of Natural History, United States Capitol, the White House and the Washington Monument. I was very happy that I got to do all touristy stuff on this … Read More

Campfires and Marshmallows

Boston Take 4! One of the best parts of being on the East coast for summer is being able to go camping! That’s exactly what I did with three of my friends who were interning with me at Philips. I really wanted to visit Maine as I have heard the most beautiful things about it. But since Maine did not … Read More

New Girl in the City

Boston Take 3! With every weekend came the time to explore the city. One of the prettiest areas in downtown Boston is a central public park, Boston Common, which founded in 1634 is the oldest city park in the United States. It has a lot of history tied to it and is a perfect place to relax amidst the greenery … Read More

Lighting Lies in the Eyes of the Beholder

Boston Take 2! Neatly dressed, all documents in place, I reached the office, super excited to begin my first day at work and of course the free goodies. 😛 It was such a vibrant atmosphere. Day one was very interesting since I got to explore the MIT Media Labs as we were going to collaborate with them for a project. … Read More

Say YES to new adventures!

Boston Take 1! The Spring semester was a very hectic one with the constant search for an internship. Along with the daily assignments and class work, applying to companies and hoping for an interview call was a pretty stressful time. But, hard work does pay off. The feeling when you finally get the offer letter for the job you have … Read More

Cruising the Night Away

Posted: April 17, 2017, 3:03pm The Graduate Student Government organized one of the most fun events last Friday, Casino Royale – Yacht Cruise. It was very well organized too. We were taken in buses from USC to the dock, where we walked the red carpet and entered the yacht. Everyone was dressed in their best, ready for a fun-filled evening. … Read More

Escaping the Zombies!

Posted: April 9, 2017, 8:02pm Ooh, did the title get you thinking? Well, it isn’t exactly to do with zombies but somewhat related to it. This was the time my friends and I went to Escape Hotel, Hollywood. I am sure many of you have already heard of this. But for those who haven’t, it is a place in Hollywood … Read More

Globefest at McCarthy Quad

Posted: April 9, 2017, 7:44pm Last Friday, I was walking back home, very tired from a day of class and submissions, when I saw something happening at the McCarthy Quad. What caught my eye was someone dressed as Tommy Trojan over Traveler! I walked over and found out that it was the Globefest, which is held annually at USC to … Read More

Urban Light – LACMA

Posted: March 22, 2017, 9:21pm One of the most beautiful set-up of street lights I have ever seen. Never thought, one could convert a set of 202 restored street lamps into such an amazing attraction. We just wanted to go around LA for a drive in the beautiful weather and decided to go see the Urban Light sculpture. Though we … Read More

A Night Full of Laughter

Posted: March 22, 2017, 8:51pm I couldn’t think of a better way to feel relaxed amidst the hectic week than being a part of an enthusiastic, loud and crazy crowd full of Indians in Los Angeles’s most iconic comedy club, Hollywood Improv. Vir Das, one of India’s leading stand-up comedians was in LA as a part of his BOARDING DAS … Read More

Rasa Contemporary Indian

Posted: March 15, 2017, 2:44pm Indian food with a western touch, such is the cuisine of Rasa, a restaurant in San Francisco. One of the most different yet amazing touch to the Indian cuisine that I have ever seen. All the Indian dishes are served in a contemporary style, while still maintaining the original flavors. Amongst their appetizers, I love … Read More

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