Salads make for healthy alternative

Week three of classes and we are all still alive and kicking. Congratulations and Happy Wednesday, Trojans! I hope everyone is managing their time well and that their New Year’s diets are still intact — if not, I have a great recipe that might help you stay on track while still satisfying those stubborn cravings. […]


Roy Choi’s newest endeavor, The Bun Shop, is an expansion of his successful Korean fusion food truck The Bun Truck.

Recruiting class has room to improve

It’s been an intriguing week for USC football recruiting, as five-star quarterback and former Alabama recruit Ricky Town de-committed from the Crimson Tide and gave his verbal commitment to USC. Though there’s plenty of intrigue about Town’s potential at the college level, the high school junior (class of 2015) still isn’t going to put on […]

Schools should enforce lockdown safety drills

When I was young, my elementary school had an annual fire drill. When my parents were in elementary school, they participated in Cold War-era duck-and-cover drills to protect themselves from atomic bomb threats. Today, proposed legislation in states throughout the nation could have K-12 children performing annual lockdown drills. Such drills, however bold they might […]

LA Hosts Internet Cat Video Film Festival

Charlie Schmidt walked onto the stage at the Echoplex Theater to a soft applause. Despite their excitement, the crowd stayed quiet for the star of the show ¬— not Schmidt, but the easily frightened cat in his hands, known to the Internet community as “Keyboard Cat.” Schmidt’s cat was one of many animal celebrities at […]