Sorry to reply to such an old post, but I am just starting to grasp the fact I will be moving in 2 months or so. I am definately going to Hastings unless I get off a wait list at USC. I would rather live in San Fran, but would prefer USC for better faculty accessibility, school resources, ect.I am opting out of the Towers b/c I have 2 cats and therefore do no qualify. My boyfriend and I are looking for a 2 bedroom but after taking a look at rents that may not be possible. Is anyone else living off campus? I am in So Cal so it is feasible for us to drive up there a few weekends to check some places out.S.F. in general has more bums than I think I have ever seen in the U.S. S.F. is obviously a progressive city, and they are a good place for bums. Unlike New York that arrests bums and takes them far away hoping they cannot find their way bag, S.F. for the most part lets them live in peace.When I visited for the Admitted STudents Day I stayed in a hotel by Union Square. I walked to Hastings on the Saturday morning around 9. WHen I asked the guy at my hotel for directions he told me to take a taxi b/c "he would not let his sister walk in that area alone." I had a few cat calls, but other than that had no problems.