Ice Blocking Social

    Today after a meeting for an organization I’m in was over, we had an ice blocking social!  What is ice blocking, you ask? Ice blocking is literally exactly what it sounds like- taking a big block of ice, sitting on it, and sliding down hills! One tradition here at UCLA that a lot…

New Hobbies

One of my favorite things about UCLA is all of the random activities that go on- particularly on the grass by Janss steps.   On sunny days this is quite a popular spot to go in between classes.  You will see people “hammock”ing, other days it will be people playing the ukulele, but you can almost always…

Rainy days are coming soon

And I am so extremely excited about it. As great as wearing shorts and drinking iced tea is, I am a much bigger fan of waking up to overcast skies and sipping chai lattes while listening to the tap tap tapping of rainfall. Last year, the rains started earlier here in L.A. (sometime in October)….

A Rainy Day at UCLA

During my hour break between classes on Tuesday, I decided to study outside on the lawn by Janss Steps. I enjoyed the sunshine while going over my neuroanatomical flashcards (and maybe napped a little too). As always, I appreciated how much I love going to school under the wonderful Southern California sunshine! However, on Wednesday,…

UCLA Spotted: “University of Farmers” commercial

One sunny day half a year ago, I passed by a blank sign of the same motif as the four beautiful buildings in Royce quad, and didn’t think much of it.  The sign was blank and positioned slightly crooked, but I thought no more of it and continued on my way to class.  If I…