Janelle Monae thrills with Stevie Wonder cameo at the Hollywood Bowl


Janelle Monae’s Los Angeles leg of her “The Electric Lady” 2013 tour had a stop at Club Nokia in Downtown L.A. The smaller venue left the heralded R&B songstress in an odd position. Despite her dynamic set list with tunes from her recent and earlier albums, not enough people attended. Luckily, Monae was able to […]

USC Security Roundup


The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Friday, June 20, and Monday, June 23.  Crimes against a person at 9:35 a.m. on June 20, it was reported that a student made a vaguely threatening statement to people in the office at the Engemann Student Health Center. […]

Transfer students look to get involved


Parents and students gather in front of the Von KleinSmid Center for the activity fair during Transfer Orientation on June 25. In total, there are three non-international transfer orientation sessions, with the final one on July 25. Here, future students can learn about clubs and organizations they can participate in for the fall semester.  

USC alumnus Johnson to helm Star Wars: Episode VIII


The last few weeks have been rough for Star Wars fans. First the Expanded Universe novels, comics and video games were unceremoniously dropped from the official canon, then a barrage of leaked set photos threatened to pollute the air of mystery surrounding J.J. Abrams’ Episode VII and finally, as if to add injury to insult, […]