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Yep, driving home does take longer than driving to work in L.A.

Your evening commute in Los Angeles is probably a lot longer than your morning drive, even though it’s essentially the same trip in reverse. Now research from USC bears that out. Crosstown, a research project involving the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the USC Dornsife College...
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Samantha Levi

As a kid, the only thing I loved more than reading fantasy novels was drawing maps of the fictional settings that my favorite characters lived in. Using my grandma’s gigantic book of Chicago maps as inspiration, I sketched out Narnia, Hogwarts, and countless other imaginary places. I understood from a young age that man-made and...
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Austin Chow

Growing up in the hinterlands of Los Angeles has been straight and utterly mundane. Did I want to become a doctor based on my parents’ values and desires? Yes, maybe. Was that pipe dream going to come true? No. Little did I know at the time, my passion was found elsewhere, followed by an unforgettable...
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