Missing Cal student found dead

The 19-year-old University of California, Berkeley student who went missing early Saturday morning after leaving a USC party was found dead near USC’s campus on Monday. At approximately 2:30 a.m., Eloi Vasquez was struck and killed by a 2009 Chevy Impala traveling at 60 mph as he was running across the eastbound lanes of the […]

Disney should have looked elsewhere for its remake princess

Two weeks ago, Kenneth Branagh’s remake of Disney’s Cinderella opened in theaters to mostly glowing reviews. Despite the fact that the basic story remained largely the same, Branagh’s live action retelling dazzled and shined with its inventive use of color and an endearingly earnest storyline, going on to earn $336 million worldwide. That isn’t to […]

Izzo and Michigan State are legendary

After two weeks of competition, we finally have a Final Four. Of course, the one year I didn’t pick No. 1 seeds to be the majority in my Final Four, three of the four remaining are a No. 1 seed. Michigan State is a seven seed, but that can hardly be considered a surprise. The […]

Expansion and refinement would bolster L.A. transit

On Saturday, a car collided with an oncoming Metro light rail near Exposition Park, injuring 12 people, leaving one person in critical condition. The driver, a USC student, missed the “watch for trains” warning while making a left turn, causing the crash. The crash, which happened right off of campus, not only affected the USC […]