Turning pro is worth the wait

For college athletes, making it to the pros is the dream, and for a vast majority of them, it’s a dream that can’t wait one or two years. Playing out all four years of eligibility is considered a stigma for NBA teams, who back away from an older prospect who needed more time to develop. […]

USC broadcaster Tom Kelly passes away at age 88

Tom Kelly, USC’s broadcast voice for football and men’s basketball for 43 years, passed away from cancer in Encino Monday at the age of 88. Kelly, who started his broadcasting career during his college days after sustaining an injury playing football at Northland College, started broadcasting Trojan football games in 1961 after working for various […]

Farewell fountain

The “Finger Fountain” is no more. Renovations at Gavin Herbert Plaza, located at the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Trousdale Parkway, have led to the plaza’s central fountain, colloquially known by students as “Finger Fountain,” to be demolished. The statue was thought by many to be a challenging gesture toward rival school UCLA.