Defensive end Nick Perry opts for the pros

USC junior defensive end Nick Perry has declared for the 2012 NFL draft. It was announced that the 6-foot-3 defensive lineman would follow fellow junior offensive tackle Matt Kalil, opting to go pro. “We counseled Nick throughout his decision-making process and we stand behind him on this decision,” USC coach Lane Kiffin said. “He was […]

Trojans fall short to Georgia

The month of December hasn’t been too kind to the USC men’s basketball team. Facing Georgia at the Galen Center on Saturday in the second game of a four-game homestand, the Trojans (4-7) stumbled against the visiting Bulldogs, falling by a score of score of 63-59 – the Trojans’ third consecutive loss. They are currently […]

Left tackle Matt Kalil to enter NFL draft

USC junior left tackle Matt Kalil has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the 2012 NFL draft, the school announced Friday. Kalil, who did not allow a sack last season, is projected by several scouting services to be the first offensive tackle selected in next April’s draft. “The decision to leave USC after […]

Men’s basketball narrowly loses to New Mexico

Over the course of the final 14 minutes of Saturday’s contest against New Mexico, the USC men’s basketball team held the Lobos without a field goal. But that didn’t necessarily equate to a win. Watching a narrow one-point lead whittle away, the Trojans’ late surge was undone as New Mexico converted all four free-throw attempts […]

Trojans make history with fourth straight title

The No. 1 USC men’s water polo team did it. It made history. With a 7-4 victory against No. 2 UCLA in the NCAA championship game on Sunday, the Trojans (24-3, 8-0) went down in the record books, becoming the first men’s water polo team to win four consecutive national titles. Seven different players scored […]

Women of Troy breeze through first round

USC, seeded No. 7 overall in the 64-team NCAA tournament, easily won its first-round home matchup Friday night against Yale 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18) behind a team-high 11 kills from sophomore middle blocker Alexis Olgard. Olgard had no errors while hitting .647 (11-0-17) and recording three blocks against the Bulldogs (18-12), the Ivy League champions. […]

Gaga shines, Rihanna falters at Grammy nominations

Correction: A previous version of this article said “You and I” is a hit song by Sugarland. The song is from Lady Gaga’s album Born this Way.   To celebrate the end of the semester, my friends and I treated ourselves to attending the 2012 Grammy Nominations Concert at Nokia Theatre. The purpose of the […]

Tiny book, huge effort from hitRecord

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has become a leader of collaboration with his production company hitRECord, which is set to release its new book, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 1, on Dec. 6. hitRECord, established in 2005, has continued to grow as a collaborative community where writers, musicians, filmmakers, video editors, animators, photographers and illustrators create things […]

“The Knowing” is delightfully confusing

Abel Tesfaye’s musical experiment The Weeknd is due for another mix tape any time now. And while the world waits for the follow-up to the critically acclaimed and sonically brilliant Thursday, Tesfaye has indulged his fans with something that will definitely hold them over until the mix tape’s release date. As musically striking as his […]

Women of Troy best Roadrunners at home

In a game marked by first-half fouls and a 10-minute power outage, the Women of Troy managed to create enough offense to take down the University of Texas-San Antonio 74-56 at the Galen Center. The Women of Troy (3-3) were led by sophomore forward Cassie Harberts, who scored 15 points. Senior guard Jackie Gemelos contributed 13 points as USC […]