Wait is this really winter?

When people talk about Southern California, the issue of weather inevitably is brought up. One of the most appealing factors of living in LA has to be the almost unbelievable weather we experience on a yearly basis. While most of our country is bundling up and turning on the heat, students at UCLA are breaking…

Catalina Island

Last weekend was by far the best weekend I’ve ever had in my life. I went on a retreat with my Christian Fellowship Intervarsity to Catalina Island. It was a three-day trip from last Friday to Sunday afternoon. Santa Catalina Island is a small island of about 22 miles in length and 8 miles in…

Disneyland

They say Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth, but what they don’t tell you is that this is  completely and totally true. I went to both D-Land and California Adventure this past weekend, and my day there was pretty close to perfect. I went with a sizable group from UCLA – there were about 30 of…

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,…

Visiting Friends in LA

One of the best things about living close to UCLA is that if I want to visit, I don’t have to think twice about it! I live about an hour away from UCLA [although with traffic it can go up to 3 hours! 😦 ]. Since my friends have moved into their apartments for summer…