Money, Money, Money: Tips From the Financial Literacy Conference

Written by Louis Nguyen | July 12, 2024 I, too, was one of those angsty kids that thought I was serving and eating and slaying so hard when I said “Why the heck am I solving geometry problems and writing about communism right now? I could be learning something USEFULl!! Like TAXES!!” The bar was…

How to Become THE Academic Weapon (A Tutorial on the Kortschak Center)

Written by Solana Espino | July 10, 2024 As we gear up for the fall semester, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Two words: Kortschak Center.  The time during summer break is essentially the death of all academic motivation… So when I say you’re going to want to use all the…

Campus Niches: Discovering Your Space

Written by Destiny Gautho | July 5, 2024 Coming into college, we’re all trying to find our place and figure out who we are outside of our friends back home, outside of what we’ve known from high school, and even just trying to find others that understand us and our interests. We’ll each stop by…

Housing is Not for the Weak

Written by Solana Espino | July 3, 2024 As I move into my years as an upperclassman, solidifying a place to live off-campus was a very important goal for me. Doing my research ahead of time gave me more opportunities than most, the biggest of which was being able to shop by preference. My two…

Reach Out and Say Yes: Making Friends as Graduate Students

Written by Alexis Guzman and Louis Nguyen | July 1, 2024 Advice from Alexis Starting college in 2018 began with the mentality of “get in and get out.” I did not prioritize friendships, connections, or networks. For a while, this seemed okay; it seemed exactly what would get me to finish my undergraduate degree in…

Coffee Spots USC Students Should Check Out
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Coffee has only recently become a must in my life, though I have always been an enthusiast for exploring cute cafes. Fortunately, LA is filled with many coffee shops/cafes offering great coffee, pastries, and even the most Instagram-worthy aesthetics.