Departing Trojans made the right call

From the end of USC’s season on Dec. 21 up until the Jan. 15 declaration deadline, we watched the Trojans’ draft-eligible juniors trickle into the pool for the 2014 NFL Draft. First it was safety Dion Bailey, then center Marcus Martin, followed by defensive end George Uko, wide receiver Marqise Lee and tight end Xavier […]


The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety crime/incident summary between Wednesday, Jan. 22 and Friday, Jan. 24. Crimes against a person At 2:59 P.M. on Jan. 22, a non-USC male at the United University Church reported he sustained injuries to his thumb and had pain in his knee after he […]

Young Entrepreneurs

On Saturday, Jan. 25, LavaLab hosted its Create-A-Thon event, where students were able to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas concerning a wide range of software and hardware topics.  The event included keynote speaker Gil Elbaz, founder of Google AdSense, who lectured students on how to get started in executing their ideas.  

Copyright battle reveals competitive side of industry

Copyright law is about as much of a headache as anything in the U.S. legal system. When it comes to         issues of trademark and the rights to certain terms and  concepts, it inevitably gets messy. Such is the case in the current legal battle between, the purveyor of games such […]

Society shouldn’t shun the term ‘feminism’

Like most 19-year-old girls, there’s one individual on this planet who I find more groundbreaking than sliced bread and more mesmerizing than puppies during finals week: Beyoncé. In fact, as I pound away at my keyboard in the early hours of the morning, whipping out my introductory column, it’s Queen Bey who’s blaring through my […]