Hi! My name is Matthew Cecconi and I am a sophomore Sociology major from Los Angeles, California. Specifically, I live in Eagle Rock, a whole six-minute drive from campus.
Whenever I get asked why I chose a school so close to home, I love explaining all the perks that come along with it. For example, move-in day for my first year was a Saturday; I started packing on Friday. Additionally, for every break that we have had so far it is much easier to throw my clothes in my laundry bag and take that home rather than attempt to fit them all in a suitcase. These simple perks, however, are not the only reasons that living close to home is so easy and nice.
The fact that my hometown is Los Angeles was another big reason that made coming to Oxy so easy. The city is so rich with history and...Read More