Posted: March 21, 2018, 3:30pm Last week, about 70 students from the Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School stopped by the Laboratory for Living Systems Engineering to learn a little bit about centrifuges and how we use them in our daily research. Each mini group of students stopped by three different stations to learn about (1) the overview of tissue platforms … Read More

Posted: March 21, 2018, 2:37pm For the third time since joining USC’s Graduate Student Government (GSG), I had the opportunity to go to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of our 23,000+ graduate students. On this specific trip, we met with the offices of the following Californian congressmen and congresswomen: Senator Kamala Harris Senator Dianne Feinstein Representative Tony Cardenas Representative … Read More

Posted: March 21, 2018, 2:13pm Last month, USC’s Graduate Student Government (GSG) hosted an outing at the famous Santa Anita Park, a Thoroughbred racetrack located nearby in Arcadia. Although I grew up right next to this venue (my childhood mall is on the same block), I never had the chance to see the horses growing up. Everyone had a chance … Read More

It is said, that there is a greater chance of achieving personal fitness goals if one logs his or her progress – but what happens if you graph every exercise for one year? I tracked my fitness at USC for one whole year from March 21, 2017 to March 20, 2018, and here are the facts. I worked out 169 … Read More

Dear Reader, welcome to my blog! My team mate and I are working on a life cycle assessment project regarding shared autonomous vehicle transportation for our industrial ecology course. I find this technology quite fascinating and felt inspired to write about it. Efforts to improve the autonomous vehicle technology and make driverless cars a reality are increasing worldwide.  Major tech … Read More

Dear Reader, Welcome To My Blog! I went to Tech Fair LA, the largest tech job fair in Los Angeles, on March 8 (Happy International Women’s day!). The event brought together LA’s top tech companies together for the second time since 2017. Companies were participating to recruit both entry-level and experienced workers. The event was held at Magic Box at … Read More

This post is intended to put into perspective the shocking experience I have lived adapting myself to live in LA. I come from a very small town called Ayacucho, which lays in the center of Buenos Aires province in Argentina. Ayacucho has a population of 18 thousand people. Yeah, just 18K. Let me show you the size of the city: … Read More

Posted: February 28, 2018, 1:30am I finally got to visit The Magic Castle!! For those of you who didn’t grow up in Los Angeles, The Magic Castle is an exclusive club for magicians and magic lovers located in Hollywood right between the TCL Chinese Theatre and Yamashiro. One of my friends from undergrad had joined the Academy of Magical Arts … Read More

Posted: February 28, 2018, 1:14am Happy New Year everyone!! This is one of my favorite times of the year because of the many breakfasts, lunches, and dinners with family and delicious food. As you can see in the picture above, red is the color to wear because it symbolizes good fortune and joy. Along with wearing red clothing, we also … Read More

Posted: February 28, 2018, 12:46am A few weeks ago, I attended an incredible Visions & Voices event called Free Speech through a New Lens: Film, Digital Media, and Social Change. Free speech has always been a strong source of debate on college campuses, so Annenberg, along with an honors society and Participant Media hosted a panel to discuss free expression … Read More