Abramovic inspires with innovative performance art feats

As part of a performance piece in the early ’70s, Yugoslavian-born Marina Abramovic lied in the outline of a burning star until she lost consciousness. Abramovic’s Museum of Modern Art 2010 exhibition “The Artist is Present” had her spending three months in the museum. She sat in a chair with an empty one across from […]

Billboard makes (sound)waves with Social 50

Billboard, a music industry company known for its Hot 100 and weekly magazine, has recently added a new chart to its catalogue. Joining the Hot 200, which tracks the best-selling albums of the week and the celebrity popularity meter the Social 50, is the K-Pop Hot 100. The K-Pop chart was created with the help […]

Practice Notes: Aug. 31

USC kept preparing for Minnesota on Wednesday, as they practiced for the second time this week. Sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods was still in the yellow no-contact jersey with a bruised elbow, but he was a full participant in drills. The special teams focused on recovering onside kicks. The drill lasted several minutes as the […]

No Broadway debut for Franco

Oscar-nominated actor James Franco has gotten cold feet about making his Broadway debut this fall. The 33-year celebrity old was slated to star opposite Oscar winner Nicole Kidman in the revival of the 1959 Tennessee Williams play, Sweet Bird of Youth. The play tells the story of a drifter using an aging actress to get […]

Letter to the editor

Greater student support of athletic programs is key Why is it that the Daily Trojan is so obsessed with the “death” of USC football? Every week it seems a writer takes a shot with an article about “how bad the team is” or how “it will never be as good as it was before.” Rather […]

Internet provides solutions for bad eating habits

You didn’t eat enough fruits or vegetables today. Chances are, you didn’t eat any at all. OK, that’s kind of an unfair accusation. Still, research shows that it isn’t unfounded. According to an Oregon State University study released last month, college men tend to eat five servings of the good stuff per week, while college […]

Suspects confess to Monterrey torching

Five gang members have confessed to their participation in the recent casino torching attacks in Monterrey, Mexico. Last Thursday, armed men burst into Casino Royale, doused the carpet with gasoline and threw three grenades into the hall before exiting to four vehicles waiting in the parking lot. When the billowing smoke cleared and the debris […]