College Republicans’ reaction hypocritical

Hypocrisy knows no bounds for some members of the College Republicans at the University of Southern California. I say this in response to their remarks about Angela Davis, a civil rights activist and communist who spoke on campus Monday. The day of Davis’ speech, the College Republicans published statements on their official Facebook page. The […]

Your social media guide to staying connected at USC

A walk through campus isn’t really a walk unless you pass an event, sale or fair that you didn’t know about. How is it possible to stay updated with all the things that happen here at USC? This social media guide is here to help, though there are no promises on solving the mystery that […]

Driver loses control, strikes four USC students

Benjamin Dunn | Daily Trojan

UPDATE: The student who had been critically injured after being struck by the vehicle was identified as 24-year-old Tong Tong, a third-year graduate student studying architecture. She has regained consciousness but remains in the hospital as of March 2. Four USC students were struck by a vehicle, which then crashed into a traffic light, at the intersection […]

An ode to the Underground

Londoners are big fans of silence. As a devotee myself, I’ve quickly adapted to the expected quiet on public transportation. In fact, I’ve begun to relish it. And while buses are nice to sit back and look out the window, I’ve found that the London Underground, usually just called the Tube here, is the best […]

Laird Hamilton, Tom Barrack share strategies for taking risks

On Wednesday night in Bovard Auditorium, the USC Marshall School of Business and the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies hosted Tom Barrack, founder of Colony Capital, and Laird Hamilton, big-wave surfer and innovator.  During the session, Barrack and Hamilton shared their views on risk taking and overcoming individual fears in order to live a […]

Take advantage of American Vintage

For moderately priced vintage finds, American Vintage in Westwood is the place to splurge all those ’90s mom style pieces (sorry, boys). So if you’re looking for worn-in high-waist denim and slouchy cashmere sweaters, this charming shop in Westwood Village is one that might suit your fancy. Though last weekend’s 50% off sale is over […]

The standard for A’s needs to change

Anne Hall, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was quoted last week in The New York Times as saying over the years, “the student [has] bec[o]me the customer who’s always right.” To a large extent, she’s right. I came to college expecting challenging courses and I definitely heard about them — in the science […]