USC’s Westwood billboard should not have been covered


Has anyone had the chance to see the Matt Barkley billboard on the intersection of Westwood Boulevard and Lindbrook Drive recently? No? Me neither. No one has. This billboard, featuring Barkley looking to the sky, was painted over early Tuesday morning. All that remains is a black background. As USC spokesperson Tim Tessalone told ESPN […]

USC to pay tribute to Seau at season opener


During Saturday’s season opener against the Hawaii Warriors, USC will honor deceased All-Pro linebacker and former Trojan Junior Seau by distributing upwards of 80,000 wristbands in remembrance of his life and football career. The wristbands say “Trojan Pride 55,” a reference to Seau’s jersey number while a member of USC’s football team. Seau passed away […]

Avoiding injury bug is the key for USC season


USC coach Lane Kiffin announced Sunday that media members would no longer be allowed to report practice injuries of any sort, saying it put USC at a competitive disadvantage. So the general public will no longer know which Trojans sat out practice, which ones appeared to be hurt or which ones spent their day on […]

HAUTE HIGHLIGHTS


Niki & The Dove Friday Aug. 31, at 8:30 p.m. The Echo Swedish electro-pop trio Niki & The Dove follow the May release of their album Instinct with a North American tour that launches Friday night at The Echo. Since the group landed on the music scene in 2010, lead vocalist Malin Dahlström has drawn […]

Roommate struggles require crafty solutions


There once was a female USC freshman who slept soundly in her dorm room. All of a sudden, she heard a rustle. She assumed it was just her roommate coming in late, as she usually does, getting ready for bed. Unfortunately, this freshman was about to find out that her roommate was getting ready for […]