How UCLA helped me decide my post-grad plans

After four of the best years of my life, I cannot believe the time has almost come for me to graduate. The days and the weeks just keep getting shorter and shorter as everyone tries to squeeze in as much social time as possible before mid-June. Talk has become much more about the future. Many…

Literati Cafe

    During 10th week and Finals week, campus can get a little depressing with students living in the libraries, forgoing showers, and replacing their meals with caffeine. However, some placesĀ in LA make for great less-depressing and more colorful study spots, such as Literati Cafe. I went here for the first time last weekend and…

More than just sites to see

One of my absolute favorite things I often take for granted about being in Los Angeles is the fact that if you have a favorite artist or band that is still alive and making music, they will likely come play live somewhere within an hour’s driving distance to this city. From smaller places like The…

Summer lovin’

After a stressful finals week of catching up, writing papers, and drinking coffee I am so happy to finally be on summer break! To kick off summer, my roommates and I decided to take a celebratory trip to Lake Havasu- bordering Arizona and California- for a few days to spend some time in the sun….

The “perks” of living in Los Angeles

This weekend my sorority celebrated Mother’s Day a little early by having our own “Mom’s Day,” where we invited all of our mothers to a trip to Warner Bros. studios with us where we took a VIP backlot tour. Warner Bros. studios is located in Burbank, CA which is only about a 20 minute drive…

From LA to Indio

    This past weekend me and a few friends from UCLA left Los Angeles and road tripped two hours inland to Indio, California for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Coachella is a three-day long festival with six stages of really talented live artists or DJ’s playing music at all times, a bunch of…