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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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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Freelance Intern

Freelance Intern

By Jason Evanko

When I came out to LA, my main concern was that I wouldn’t find an internship where I was doing what I wanted to do. After not finding many interesting intern prospects, and being turned down from the ones that I did get an interview with, things weren’t looking too good. Until I got an […]

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Road Less Traveled

Road Less Traveled

By Alexis Brown

Los Angeles is the city where all your dreams can come true. That’s what they told me before I got here. I am originally from The Bay Area, so I have, of course, made the six-hour drive to go to Disney Land and to visit family.  However, I never thought  would live here. Since I […]

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