It’s just science

Following FBI scientists as they investigate strange occurances, Fringe premieres season three and fills some gaps between unanswered questions from last season.

Trojans find small chances on pro day

Even with all of the fans lining the barrier of Cromwell Field on Wednesday, USC’s annual pro day was a somewhat subdued spectacle. Maybe it was Texas’ concurrent pro day drawing away scouts. Maybe it was the fact that Pete Carroll didn’t make a return to Los Angeles — instead he was in Austin, Texas, […]

Weekend Picks

thursday, april 1 Soweto Gospel Choir 8 p.m. > Carpenter Performing Arts Center > $40 The double Grammy-winning ensemble harmonizes its native South African languages between the members’ 26 voices. The group will be performing songs from its new CD, Grace, and have been known to perform hits from The Lion King. “Comedy Is Dead” […]

First foray into filmmaking needs work

Don McKay is writer/director Jake Goldberger’s feature film debut. The independent film premiered almost a year ago at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and is finally getting a wider release in Los Angeles, New York and Boston this week. Starring Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Elizabeth Shue (Leaving Lost Vegas) and Melissa Leo (Frozen Rivers), the […]

Online postings can botch potential jobs

Everyone has heard the warning: Don’t put images or statements online that you wouldn’t want potential employers to see. Now more than ever, companies are checking the public online profiles of prospective new hires. So if you upload that incriminating photo from your friend’s 21st birthday party or Tweet a nasty comment about a former […]

Mudslinging tactics sully candidate issues

Every morning I go through the same routine: eat breakfast, watch Good Morning America, sit through negative commercials about California’s gubernatorial candidates and go to class. Lately, I have become a victim of pre-election bickering at its worst. Republican candidates Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner have made it clear that they’re running against each other […]