In his article about Solvang, a local man recalls being stopped by a tourist when he was a little child. The tourist was inquiring about the admission fees and closing hours for Solvang. "What did he think this place was, Disneyland?" the author asks outraged, reflecting on the long-standing fear among locals that the town … Continue reading Road Trip to Solvang, CA: Authentic or Hyperreal?
There are two things I'll never say no to: waffles and road trips. Okay, we all know that's a lie. There are many things I'll never say no to. Like free airplane tickets. Or a job offer after graduation. But anyway, I digress. Going on a road trip along the coast of California was one … Continue reading Road Trip to Santa Barbara
For the third time around on this blog, time has come for me to simplify my memories into bullet points.
Also known as the electrifying and impassioned sequel to Winter in California. Just kidding, I hate sequels. But if you want to know more about my adventures as an "adult," keep reading.
Back at it again with the class schedule, isn't that right? I know, me posting one of these is the only thing consistent about this blog. But according to my blog statistics, class descriptions are some of my most popular posts, so there you have it! So, if you're still interested in what classes I … Continue reading Spring 2017: Breakdown of My Classes at USC
"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Standard interview question, isn't it? And sure enough, you can probably gather some strengths, but with the weaknesses, it gets a little more tricky. You have to be careful not to give yourself a backhanded compliment ("I'm such a perfectionist" *giggles*) and point out an actual area of improvement, … Continue reading Big Girls Do Cry: On Why It’s Okay to Be Vulnerable
If you're wondering what the title above means, it's this thing the band says while high-fiving during field practice. If you're wondering what the Rose Bowl is, it's the bowl game of all bowl games. And if you're wondering what a bowl game is, well, Google is your friend. (And so am I, of course, … Continue reading The Rose Bowl (T-Shirts, More Money)