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Hollywood Reservoir w/ Thomas Habinek


Come spend a chill day on the trail with Professor Thomas Habinek, longtime chair of the Classics department at USC. Recognize him from on stage or on the big screen? Professor Habinek has opened USC commencement by reading the traditional charge in Latin and Greek for several years. Join us as we experience the Hollywood sign from a new angle!

Peak: Hollywood Reservoir


Difficulty: 1

Scenery: Great views of the Hollywood Sign and the Hollywood Reservoir

Fun Fact: The reservoir holds 2.5 billion gallons of water

Professor: Thomas Habinek


Department: Classics

Faculty Page: link

Ratemyprofessors: "Professor Habinek is a passionate lecturer. He knows his material like the back of his hand and does an excellent job of presenting his knowledge."


Professor Habinek, a 15 year USC department chair, has published numerous works in the realm of classical Latin and Greek. He is currently studying interrelated concepts of personhood and authorship in the Roman world and on a jointly-authored book on the relationship between physics and aesthetics from antiquity through the nineteenth century.

Trip Lead: David Gregg



Read David's bio here

Read David's spotlight here



Sign Ups: 1/21/18 @ 9pm

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Earlier Event: February 3
Trail Canyon Falls w/ Paul Tokorcheck
Later Event: February 10
Switzer Falls w/ Jonathan Markowitz