Punk still relevant for today’s music scene

The genre of punk has long been sliced and diced into various subgenres, and nowadays it seems that just about every slightly hardcore indie band seems to slap the “post-punk” or “prog-punk” label onto itself. In the 1970s, the meaning of punk was clear as hair gel — no one was confused about the dude […]

Women of Troy rout Concordia, stay undefeated

Coming into this weekend’s Lancer Invitational at Cal Baptist University, the USC women’s water polo team was ranked second in the nation and first among participating schools. After the final whistle of the game against Concordia on Saturday, the Women of Troy left no doubt that they were the team to beat in Riverside. Energized […]

Letter to the editor

In regard to Pi Kappa Phi’s “Phi-esta” I am proud of who I am. I am Catholic, liberal and sometimes a little outspoken. This is one of those times. I am a Trojan through and through, but first, I am a woman of Mexican-American descent. A couple weeks ago, the students of the Duke Asian […]

Vigilante cop doesn’t deserve admiration

After six bloody days in which four people were killed, former Los Angeles Police Department officer and accused murderer Christopher Jordan Dorner’s body burned in a cabin in Big Bear. It’s quite difficult to pick just one insane moment from his murderous rampage: Was it his merciless killing of an LAPD officer’s daughter and her […]