Tag Archives: School Traditions


Med Student’s First Coat

Main Description: RA: “One of the most exciting, I remember, things in medical school, other than graduation, is getting the white coat and stethoscope before beginning clinical rotations, the first time we’re allowed, as med students, to start practicing basic techniques on living people. These weren’t the long coats that go down to your feet,… Continue Reading »

The Language of Ubbi Dubbi

Informant Info: The informant is an 18-year-old from St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently a freshman studying Public Policy at USC. Interview Transcript: Interviewer: From all of our previous interactions, I know you have a habit of a funky little language. Can you tell me more about it?   Interviewee: The language is called ubbi dubbi,… Continue Reading »