Student honored by LAPD for saving life

The Los Angeles Police Department honored Christina Wilkerson, a student who helped save the life of a victim of a shooting, in a Wednesday ceremony honoring local heros. Wilkerson, a senior majoring in sociology, ended up at a party on the 1200 block of West 37th Place on Sept. 4, where a confrontation between a […]

Monte Kiffin and young USC defense hit stride in 2011

As the sixth-ranked USC Trojans enter the offseason, players, coaches and fans have a lot of things to remember from the 2011 season. Junior quarterback Matt Barkley threw a conference-record 39 touchdown passes, sophomore receiver Robert Woods and freshman receiver Marqise Lee totaled more than 1,000 yards receiving and, best of all, the Trojans went […]

Sports Digest

CUSHING, TEXANS ADVANCE IN PLAYOFFS Former USC linebacker Brian Cushing has led the Houston Texans to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. Cushing, during his career as a Trojan from 2005-2008, was an All-American and All-Conference performer. He was also a finalist for the Butkus Award in 2008, given annually to the […]

Haute Highlights

The Mahler Project: Mahler 4 Friday-Sunday, Jan. 13-15 Gustavo Dudamel, the acclaimed, illustrious conductor and music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, loves Mahler.  So you can bet that the Mahler Project, Dudamel’s epic quest to perform the full symphonic cycle of the late-Romantic-era Austrian composer Gustav Mahler, will be worth seeing. Mahler 4 will […]

Comics adapt to revolutionary digital age

Like many other old school mediums, comic books are being forced to adapt to the digital age. In the last year, comics have jumped onto the digital bandwagon rather than just awkwardly putting one foot in. The major companies have adopted day and date digital releases, meaning all readers get their issues at the same […]