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My SULA Summer Experience

Hi! My name is Allie Nelson and I’m a rising senior from Colorado Springs, Colorado, studying Computer Art and Animation and Art History with a minor in Architecture at Syracuse. This summer, I’m interning at the Operating Room, a small production company based in LA. This last month I’ve gotten the opportunity to learn about […]

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My LA Experience!

Hello, my name is Tessa Meehan, and I am currently a rising junior studying Public Relations at Newhouse! This semester, I have been granted the opportunity to not only take classes geared more toward the arts and entertainment industry and its functions; but also to work hand-on in the industry with an internship experience. With […]

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Taco experience in LA

It has been around two weeks in Los Angeles, and I have taken the liberty to try every taco place I encounter. So far, I’ve hit 10 different spots ranging from taco stands to trucks. Let me just say that they have all been fantastic. My go to is always a carne asada and fish […]

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Incredible Summer

My name is Yahan Xu, a rising senior. I’m Television, Radio, and, Film major and Psychology minor. It would be incredible to join the SULA semester. As a student who wants to develop in the film industry in the future, it is the best choice to come to LA for an internship. At the same […]

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Internship and Being A Student

Something that some of my professors in this semester of SULA have stressed is that if you want to stay with a company, you have to make yourself indispensable. Which, on its face, sounded absolutely terrifying to me. How am I supposed to do that? What does it even mean to be indispensable? But I’ve […]

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The SULA Experience

Coming into this semester, I was very anxious. As a senior that is a dual major in both Newhouse and the iSchool, I have been constantly flipping back and forth between wanting to pursue IT and wanting to be in the entertainment industry, with not a lot of time left to decide. Coming to LA […]

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SULA Students Attend I Want You Back Premiere

The SULA program offers so many fun (and free) events that are honestly once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Last month, we were invited to the world premiere of Amazon Studios’ I Want You Back film. The event lived up to its Valentine’s date night theme starting off with a drive-in style screening. When we pulled up to the […]

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The Griffith Observatory

So far in Los Angeles, I’ve found that most of the things to do cost quite a bit of money: theme parks, restaurants, even parking is expensive when you’re living on a student budget! But there are also a lot of cheap things to do, one of them being going to the Griffith Observatory. It’s […]

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Los Angeles – A city of Beauty

  As a student who spent two and a half years in Syracuse, coming to Los Angeles was the best choice I made. I love Syracuse, every season in this city allows me to quiet down and think quietly. I also love Los Angeles, and unlike Syracuse, every corner of the city reminds me that […]

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Filmworks FX Internship

At my internship, I am currently doing work in the form of visual effects for TV shows, feature films, and promotional content. I have gained so many valuable skills not just from being around technically proficient professionals, but simply from “being in the room where it happens.” From being able to go into the screening […]

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