April 27, 2017

One of my most memorable Helenes moments was spending time with the Jr. Helenes during Halloween. All of the Helenes and some of the Jr. Helenes were decked out in their Halloween costumes playing fun games and passing snacks around in...

April 27, 2017

Helenes are snowflakes

I suppose I’ve subverted the prompt by creating a statement rather than using 3-5 separate words, but alas, a Helene always toes the line between creativity and danger. There is an unshakeable power to a declaratio...

April 27, 2017

As painful as it is to step away from Helenes and into the “real world,” it’s comforting to know that Helenes will always be there, traveling with you.

One of the hardest aspects of graduating is the idea that soon we’ll all disperse. Ul...

April 20, 2017

The Helenes have helped me solidify my decision in pursuing a career in healthcare in many, many ways. I had always wanted to go into the medical field since a very young age. And although this was clear to me, navigating your way throu...

April 20, 2017

In Helenes, we have this beautiful thing called the Friendship Book. Each week, a Helene writes a letter to one of her fellow sisters that she admires and is thankful for, and then passes the book onto her. The idea is that the book wil...

April 13, 2017

Helenes, to me, was this mysterious organization with empowering women who wore black pencil skirts and red cardigans once a month. Every girl I met seemed confident and happy…and intimidating. I think my perception of them was as campu...

April 6, 2017

From the first moment I joined back in Fall 2014, I knew the USC Helenes were all about family. There is no need to explain why the word “sisterhood” is one of three pillars that make up this organization. The Helenes offer family event...

April 6, 2017

One aspect about roses is that no matter the circumstance, they will always be beautiful. Whether it was just freshly trimmed, or has been dried and kept for over weeks, the beauty of a rose never dies. That’s how I believe my experienc...

March 1, 2017

This was the moment that I learned Helenes Love was real.

The week of the retreat was awful for me. Minimal sleep, bad grades, the stomach bug, and stressful events wore me out, and by Friday I just wanted to sleep in order to forget my...

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