Four Trojans selected in the NFL Draft

Four Trojans were drafted and seven more signed as undrafted free agents in another busy NFL Draft for the football team. The draft took place in Chicago and spanned three days — Thursday through Saturday. Linebacker Su’a Cravens topped the list of USC entries into the NFL, drafted 53rd overall by the Washington Redskins in the second […]

Roski senior promotes sustainability on campus

On Wednesday evening, a dozen-odd volunteers gathered in the garden behind  Watt Hall to turn over the soil in a 15-foot square. That square will be a cornfield by the end of this summer. The soil-turning event marked the sweaty beginning of The Crop Project, a senior thesis by Roski School of Fine Arts student […]

There’s no I in DT

Last night, to avoid writing the final paper of my undergraduate career, I started calculating how much time I had spent in the Daily Trojan newsroom during my time at USC. We begin production at 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and routinely stay until almost midnight. On Sunday, we start at noon (brunch provided) and […]

Musings on lint rollers and other things

I was asked recently to sum up my experiences studying abroad in Istanbul — a question that really has no good answer because there really is no way to sum up living in a country that is totally different from your own, and especially a place as diverse, exciting and crazy as Istanbul. I think […]

Nine situations every foodie will understand

I don’t know about you, but food will always be the way to my heart. Yes, I admit it. I am a foodie. My thoughts constantly revolve around everything food-related. What am I eating for dinner tonight? Wow that burrito looks really good, I wonder where it’s from. Where should I go for brunch this […]

An Overview: Donut Worry, Be Happy

Over the past eight months, I have traveled far and wide to explore 11 of the most well-known donut places in Los Angeles. I often joke that this column might as well be called “How I Gained my Freshman 15,” but that makes it sound like I belong on some TLC show, and I’m not […]

Familiar and foreign at the same time

While my friends in the States are gearing up for finals, I’ve just returned from my mid-semester break. I keep calling it spring break, but it’s autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and most students don’t really travel to any beachy or boozy destinations during their two weeks off. My friends and I, however, used this […]

Home away from home (Very away from home)

  Last weekend, I signed up to stay with a family for two nights in a delightful neighborhood nestled like a hat on top of the city’s center. Bo Kaap is a Muslim community of about 10,000 people. Each little house is painted a bright color from hot pink to mustard yellow, making it the […]

Why no one does college “right”

After 14 weeks of blogging about the end of my undergraduate career, it’s now actually the final week of my undergraduate career — a little bit of a drawn-out farewell, I know, but bear with me for one more blog post. I thought writing my last post would be easy. In fact, even as this past […]