Women of Troy fall to the Cougars in tournament quarterfinals


The Women of Troy entered the Pac-12 Tournament with a six-game win streak, a first round bye, and high hopes that just two more wins could propel them into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006. Instead, USC’s dreams of entering the Big Dance ended once again Thursday, as the No. 11 seed […]

Trojans compete in long jump at indoor championships


The outdoor season is just beginning, but the USC track and field team has business to take care of in the indoor season. The team secured a number of wins at their outdoor meet and finished first in the women’s 4x400m relay at last Friday’s NCAA Last Chance meet in Seattle, Washington. The relay team […]

Ishimatsu qualifies for her fourth NCAA Championships


USC senior and three-time All-American diver Victoria Ishimatsu is heading to her fourth consecutive NCAA Championships following a win in the 1-meter springboard on Thursday, March 8 at the 2012 NCAA Zone E Diving Championships at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Natatorium in Fort Collins, Colo. Ishimatsu, competing in her first event since the […]

Rising Trojans host cross-country foe Friday


The USC men’s volleyball team faces both a cross-country foe and a familiar conference opponent this weekend on back-to-back nights. USC (11-4, 9-4 in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play) will host No. 6 Penn State (13-1, 6-0) Friday, and travel to Malibu Saturday to take on No. 10 Pepperdine (8-8, 6-7). Though the team is […]

Marqise Lee earns MVP of practice


The announcement took all of 30 seconds to say, but the ramifications are still being felt. Ever since senior quarterback Matt Barkley declared his intention to return to school for his senior season on national television, USC has been lauded as the preseason favorite to win the national championship. When the “experts” talk of such […]

The Pretty Reckless releases enjoyable EP


She’s got one of the most conflicting images in Hollywood. With her original innocence as Cindy Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and her good-girl-gone-bad act on Gossip Girl, Taylor Momsen tends to leave audiences confused —her personas are different even as she dazzles with every performance. And when Momsen’s band, The Pretty […]