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As someone who has spent every summer since the age of 6 away from home. I never thought that moving across the country would be as hard as it was. I personally came to Los Angeles for the summer before SULA started. Which while it was an interesting experience it was really hard to be […]

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Keep It Moving

The phrase ‘keep it moving’ is usually associated with semi-authoritative professional figures asking one to “continue on” so they can do whatever it is their job requires of them… like traffic officers and commanding traffic, or bouncers outside concert venues. In this case though, I would like you to consider the phrase in a different […]

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Life in Los Angeles

When I was getting ready to move to Los Angeles, I knew that it would be a culture shock compared to my life in Central New York. I had never lived anywhere else before! Now that I have been here for a few weeks, I’m feeling more and more that the initial culture shock has […]

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From the Mountains to the Beaches

I’ve had so much fun in Los Angeles, so far! I had never previously been this far out west because it’s never financially worked out for my family and I, but now that I’m here, I have this surging feeling of hope running through me that reaches up the sunny skies I now wake up […]

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The Trip to Remember 

I had never been to LA before, but spent my whole life dreaming of the experience. From the minute I landed on the west coast I knew it was going to be an eventful semester. The film culture in the city is unlike anything I have ever seen. Everywhere you look, there is something to […]

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My Greatest Experience

Being in the SULA program has been a life changing experience. It allows you to learn so much and gets hands on experience in the field of your chose. I made so many new friends and connections that will last forever, and without the SULA program this simply would have not been possible. The teachers […]

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Living in LA as a Singer

My experience in LA so far has been pretty amazing. Being a singer/songwriter, going to school in Syracuse, NY wasn’t the best thing for me. There aren’t many opportunities for rising artists in the Syracuse area, and the whole music scene is pretty dead. However, LA has given me countless opportunities to work on my singing […]

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Autumn Witz

Adjusting

My experience in Los Angeles has been life long. I am a valley girl born and raised, so going into SULA for the first week of school felt surreal. It felt like I was entering a more advanced year of adult high school. The one thing I can note about my city is that it […]

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Zach

The Stepping Stone Method

I am a graduating senior, spending my last few months as a student here in LA instead of the harsh tundra that we all know and “love”. I have nicknamed this the Stepping Stone Method, because it allows me to adjust to life after school, while desperately grasping at the security blanket that is the […]

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A Toast to L.A.: To Learn Again

A Toast to L.A.: To Learn Again

The semester in Los Angeles is the change every Syracuse University student needs to experience. The past three years of my life are characterized by studying in Syracuse, New York and living in Cleveland, Ohio during breaks. My comfortable routine was severed by the plane ride from snowy Cleveland to sunny Los Angeles in January. […]

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