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Japan has experienced some of the most devastating events of the year within the past two weeks. The earthquake and tsunami have caused unfortunate death and destruction. For most of us, we have no earthly idea of how serious these events actually are. All we can do is watch the […]

Exploring Nonprofit Leadership

Have you wanted to get more involved in a cause, but you weren’t quite sure how to go about doing it? Do you want to leave your footprint on the world by helping other people? Then you may be a perfect candidate for nonprofit leadership. Okay, so what is the […]

Emission-Free Transportation Rules the School

Like many college campuses, the University of Southern California (USC) is a very large campus.  On average it takes around 20 minutes to walk from one end of the campus to the other and in the middle of summer in LA, that 20 minutes can seem like a very long […]

Bananas

I’ve gone bananas. Literally. Campuses tend to be divided when it comes to dining hall food – the ‘love it’ camp, or the ‘hate it’ camp. Then there’s me – in the ‘banana’ camp. As a college student with an allergy, dining halls are a puzzle of things that I […]

May the Force Be With You

I have a secret. Sometimes, in the middle of the night, I sneak out and go longboarding for the sole purpose of watching the LARPers on the lawn.  To my knowledge, LARPing is a fairly recent phenomenon.  The vast contingent of students involved has shifted campus culture into the realm […]

Creating a Smooth Transition into Campus Leadership

The spring semester (or quarter!) is my favorite time of year on college campuses – the student union is buzzing with excitement from soon-to-be graduates to service activities and spring festivals. This is also the core time for student government and campus club elections, leadership interviews and planning for the next year. Leaders […]