Dear Reader, welcome to my blog! There are many amazing spots to see and countless activities to do in Los Angeles. I wrote this blog about some of the things to do at one of my favorite spots, Santa Monica. Santa Monica is easy to get to from USC. You can use (the light blue color indicated) Expo Line from … Read More

Dear Reader, welcome to my blog! I came across the Thank-A-Donor event hosted by USC Viterbi Advancement on February 14 at the OHE patio. I had fun at this event and thought it was a very kind, so I wanted to mention it here. They organized the event for students, faculty and staff to show gratitude to Viterbi donors. As … Read More

Posted: February 12, 2018, 12:50pm Politics and comedy collided last Wednesday night at Bovard Auditorium. Hasan Minhaj, a senior correspondent on The Daily Show and the star of the Netflix special Homecoming King, performed a new stand-up routine to over a thousand students as a part of a speaker series meant to highlight what it means to be Asian Pacific … Read More

Posted: February 12, 2018, 12:17pm Issa Rae, a Golden Globe nominee and web/television creator, came to speak on campus last Tuesday night! Hosted by Graduate Student Government (GSG), Student Assembly for Gender Empowerment, Speakers Committee, Black Student Assembly, Center for Empowered Learning Development and Technology, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, and Center for Feminist Research, Issa Rae and … Read More

Posted: February 11, 2018, 11:53pm Last week, USC’s Graduate Student Government (GSG) hosted its first International Student Appreciation Week across both the University Park Campus and the Health Sciences Campus! After noticing that most international students were having difficulty finding resources (housing, legal, health, etc.) and other students that share their backgrounds, the Vice President of Advocacy and Vice President … Read More

Posted: February 7, 2018, 1:20pm Last week, USC Perforance Science Institute hosted another incredible speaker, climbing phenomenon Alex Honnold. He is the only person who has free-solo climbed El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, and speed solo climbed the Yosemite Triple Crown (Mount Watkins, The Nose, and Half Dome’s Northwest face). At only 32, he’s a legitimate extreme sports star, … Read More

Posted: February 7, 2018, 12:13pm For a while now, I’ve been following McKinsey & Company’s efforts in developing strong female leaders and encouraging women to connect with one another. When I learned about their McKinsey Spark series through their newsletter, I was extremely excited to participate! Through their various live and virtual events, current and ex-employees specifically address women in … Read More

Posted: February 7, 2018, 11:39am In the recent weeks, I found out about a new USC group within the Marshall School of Business that deals with “the science, best practices, and applied principles for high performance in any domain.” Called the Performance Science Institute, or USC PSI, the faculty and staff use neuroscience, psychology, and related research to quantify the … Read More

Posted: February 7, 2018, 11:14am Over the course of three days last month, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), a joint powers authority of the City and County of Los Angeles, hosted its annual Point-in-Time Count. 8,608 volunteers spread out across 166 deployment sites walked and drove through the many streets and alleys to spot indicators of homelessness, including … Read More

Girls in Tech recently organized a tour of the Google LA Office and there was no way I was missing this. I’ve not visited the Google headquarters so I was really excited about this one. We all met up near the Starbucks at Trojan Grounds on 19th at around 10:30am. It was a beautiful day. The office is located in … Read More