First Year, Transfer, and Continuing Students

Can you guys believe that there is less than 1 month before school starts again and we’ll kick off Fall quarter???? This summer  has been going super fast!! Soon enough, we will meet a lot of new Bruins joining our big family whether they are first year or transfer students. It is always an exciting…

Summer break addition: research life

Hi there, so as I told you before that I am starting to do research this summer at one of the professors in the Bio-Engineering department. I want to tell you a little bit about how it going so far. As a new researcher, I usually shadow the grad student that I will be working…

Summer Research

Hi all, I can believe that I’m already in Summer quarter!! Wohoooo!!! I hope you all are enjoying your first week of Summer break or maybe your first day of Summer quarter at school 🙂 I haven’t started my first day of Summer classes yet, it will actually be tomorrow. But I did start my…

Chancellor’s Residence

So, it is officially summer for me, but I don’t think I’ve quite gotten used to it yet. Being away from UCLA is hard – there’s just too much fun stuff to do there! (for example:) Right before I left school, I was lucky enough to go to an event at the chancellor’s residence. There…

Summertime

  Now that the school year is winding down, inquiring minds want to know – what should one look to do during what is sure to be another sunny Los Angeles summer? 1) Hollywood Bowl Just ten miles from campus is one of the coolest venues in California: the Hollywood Bowl. I have had the…

Summer in Spain (and Morocco)

Half-way through the first full week of the quarter! I am starting my first science upper divisions, and not to brag or anything, but I got to look at human brains during lab today! But first, a little bit about me, since this is my first entry… My name is Gina and I am a…

Baikus

  It is my last day of summer, and instead of being out drinking Starbucks (what I should be doing), I am indoors packing all of my entire everything into trash bags. It is my fault. I waited and procrastinated until all my packing got squeezed into this one day. So, to de-stress I am…

UCLA Goes to London (Week 2)

Second week in London!  This week began with a trip to Camden, a town known for its thrift shops and food.  It was like going to a giant outdoor market; vendors everywhere trying to sell you so much stuff.  A group of us spent a few hours there and my friend Evan and I broke…

Up Up and Awayyy

  This past weekend my dear friend Bobbie had a couple of visitors from England staying with her. She had studied abroad with them in Manchester and they were taking advantage of their Gap Year to explore the west coast from San Diego up to Seattle. Fortunately for them, their stop in LA was guaranteed…

From dorms to apartments

The week between the end of spring quarter and the beginning of Summer Session A is always busy with students moving off campus to go home for the summer, or getting ready for other plans such as study abroad or internships (in LA and elsewhere).  I am blogging from Vancouver where my family currently resides…