Los Angeles as a Learning Lab

For more than 100 years, Los Angeles has been the unrivaled entertainment capital of the world. And you needn’t look too far to find Syracuse University alumni in some of the entertainment industry’s most pivotal roles. Through the tremendous achievements of those alumni, SU has gained an international reputation for preparing students to excel in the field.

With the SULA Semester, SU is taking this strength to the next level—joining with our “community of experts” to offer students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the business from the inside. Through SU’s bold approach to education, students will continue to take what they learn in the classroom and test their knowledge in real-world situations, igniting an exchange of ideas that benefits all.

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DISCLAIMER: THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR VEGETARIANS

DISCLAIMER: THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR VEGETARIANS

By Maggie Applegate

Before I left for Los Angeles, I fantasized about going to spinning classes, drinking kale smoothies and rubbing elbows with celebrities. However, I didn’t realize that I didn’t have to suffer into vegan submission in order to enjoy L.A. because this city has a knack for one thing and that is BURGERS! Like a snowflake, […]

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LA ALL THE WAY

LA ALL THE WAY

By Steven Ames

I have been lucky enough to experience film in different parts of the world through abroad opportunities. With the LA semester coming to a close I would have to say my experience here exceeded my expectations. I haven’t been to another place with so many opportunities for anyone who wants to work in film or […]

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Warming up to the Weather

Warming up to the Weather

By Jasmine Armstrong

I have never been to the west coast before so all I’ve ever known are below freezing temperatures and biting winds that equal winter. No one ever told me that “winter” in LA is pretty much overcast skies. What is even more confusing is how my body has somehow adapted from 2 years of Syracuse, […]

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Industry City

Industry City

By Krishan Agarwal

My time in Los Angeles has been completely different than anything I could have expected. I read every blog post and article I could find to prepare myself for LA life, but looking back I feel the authors were unhelpful. LA is unlike any other place I’ve ever been to because it is like everyplace […]

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