Everybody’s hands go up

Sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods celebrates USC’s first touchdown, a rushing touchdown by junior quarterback Matt Barkley, scored on a quarterback sneak. The Trojans beat Washington 40-17 Saturday at the Coliseum. Read more about the game on page 12.

Disparate cultures diversify fried chicken

Fried chicken. The name evokes aromas of seasonings and savory meats. It might be a dish synonymous with fast food and humble beginnings, but for years, it has  provoked strong, gustatory emotions from people all over the world. In America specifically, fried chicken is most commonly associated with Southern soul food. Scottish immigrants first brought […]

New teacher assessment necessary

There’s a mini war going on in Los Angeles. On one side of a lawsuit are five parents backed by an advocacy group, who are suing Los Angeles Unified School District for not following a 40-year-old state law that requires student performance data be linked to teacher evaluations. On the other side is LAUSD and […]

Keck hospital discharges artificial heart recipient

Tammy Lumpkins became the first patient on the West Coast to be discharged after receiving an artificial heart. She was operated upon at the USC Keck Hospital in late September and was finally released earlier this week. Lumpkins, a 46-year-old mother of one, was admitted to the hospital in August. However, the long wait time […]

Russian man charged with collecting mummified women

Police released video footage and photographs this week of the mummified remains of 29 women on display in Anatoly Moskvin’s apartment. Authorities in Russia found the collection of women adorned in bright dresses and headscarves, with their faces and hands wrapped in cloth. The videos show the life-size dolls seated on shelves or sofas in […]