Popular TV shows rely on moral ambiguity


If there’s an unspoken rule in this golden age of television, it’s that the truly great shows embrace moral ambiguity. The Sopranos kicked things off with a sympathetic portrayal of mafia life and paved the way for mature, serialized storytelling like nothing the small screen had ever witnessed. From the cops and dealers of The […]

Bike policy changes exaggerate problem


Nothing seems to attract more attention from the USC administration than bikes. Over the past several years, it has attempted to implement countless bike policies, including the most recent one designating bike lanes along Trousdale Parkway as part of the “We are Considerate. We are USC.” campaign. The bike issue, however, is an exaggerated problem […]

FYF Fest offers electrifying lineup


Los Angelenos trying to get their live music fix this Labor Day weekend need to look no further than downtown LA, as the indie-centric FYF Fest returns to the Los Angeles State Historic Park this Saturday and Sunday. Now in its ninth year, the festival is expanding to two consecutive days for the first time […]