Dining on Campus

We have four dining halls (each with its own theme) and three fast service restaurants.  Students who live on “The Hill” (on campus housing) take for granted the amazing food that we have, but by the time you get to the apartments, you miss it.  Personally, I have loved cooking for myself.  I can make…

Coffee and the College Student

Coffee is something that (almost) every college student is familiar with.  When I first came to college, I was not a coffee drinker but I quickly became one. One of the great things about coffee is that you can get it just about anywhere on campus.  BCaf is open until 2am, the dining halls have…

Freshman Orientation

Looking back, the last few days went by in a blink of an eye. But it sure did not feel that way when I was in the midst of it. The hours of campus-touring, the scorching heat, and the endless nights socializing with friends made the freshman orientation draining and fun at the same time….

Dorm Dinner

In what is becoming a quarterly tradition, Bruin Ambassadors had their final meet of the quarter in De Neve Dining Hall. (Side note: Bruin Ambassadors is the undergraduate admissions program I work for). For those of us who no longer live on the hill, the younger ambassadors pull together enough swipes to feed all of…

Winter Break / Bye Bye School!

Ahh, the end of fall quarter and the beginning of break. This is a goodbye to some of the things I have or do at UCLA and a hello to the wonderful world of time off: Goodbye (required) reading. I have liked some of you, but some of you have been not so nice. I…

Zero Week: no longer a Fall phenomenon!

Some of you may love the Fall quarter especially for its Week 0 (“zero week”) on top of the football season and great weather (it was 80ºF/26ºC this past weekend!), but luckily for us, this year we will have Week 0’s for all of our quarters. I love Week 0 because that’s when everyone is…

Dorms!

By now I would guess that all y’all have gotten your dorm assignments. This post will be an introduction to: some background on dorms at UCLA the types of dorms we have and my next post will cover… meal plans roommates some of the cool things we have on the Hill my dorming experience Ok,…