Beat the Bruins

Childish Gambino, the rapper persona of Community star Donald Glover, performs at Conquest, an annual spirit rally held in McCarthy Quad. The Thursday pep rally, traditionally held before the USC-UCLA football game, featured a fireworks show, appearances by USC athletes, a Bruin bonfire and performances by the USC marching band.

Lessons on rivalries from a Red Sox fan

As a diehard Boston Red Sox fan, I’ve been spoiled with a great sports rivalry. In 2003, I witnessed rocket-armed ace Pedro Martinez head-lock 72-year-old Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer during a benches-clearing scrum and toss him to the ground in the same way Patriots tight end Rob “Yo soy fiesta” Gronkowski spikes a football. […]