Entries by Alina Abidi

Faculty Union accuses USC of unfair labor practices

Faculty at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences have filed charges against USC with the National Labor Relations Board, accusing the University of unfair labor practices and asking for a delay in the upcoming unionization vote. In an email sent early this afternoon, the USC Faculty Union – a group of non-tenure track […]

California initiative advocates for adult film stars to wear condoms in films

Last month, officials introduced a new California initiative for the November 2016 ballot that would require actors in pornography to wear condoms during sex scenes. The use of condoms in pornography will entail the promotion of safe and consensual sex, in addition to providing a more realistic perspective on sexual intercourse. Implementing something as simple […]

Trojans take home third place at MPSF Tournament

The USC men’s water polo team claimed third place at the MPSF Tournament held at Uytengsu Aquatics Center over the weekend. The Trojans beat Stanford in the quarterfinals on Friday, but on Saturday lost to UCLA in the semifinals. However, they came back strong on Sunday with an 8-4 win over Pacific in the third […]

Women’s soccer gets ready to kick off postseason

The women’s soccer team will take on Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon at McAlister Field. The Women of Troy enjoyed a tremendous regular season, going 14-5-1 overall and 9-2 in the Pac-12. The team was rewarded for its efforts by being named the No. 4 seed […]

No. 4 Trojans notch Senior Day victory over No. 7 UC Irvine

The No. 4 men’s water polo team returned home to take on No. 7 UC Irvine Sunday afternoon and put the Anteaters away with a dominant 14-8 victory on Senior Day. “It’s really important for us to go out with a win for our seniors,” junior Blake Edwards said.  “They’ve done a lot of work, […]

Women of Troy take care of business against mountain schools

It was a successful homecoming Weekend for the No. 2-ranked women’s volleyball team, which came away victorious against Colorado (3-1) and Utah (3-0) at the Galen Center to push their record to 25-1 on the season. The Women of Troy also remain atop the Pac-12 standings with a 13-1 mark in conference play. Neither of […]

Haden steps down from College Football Playoff selection committee

USC athletic director Pat Haden is stepping down from the College Football Playoff selection committee, Executive Director Bill Hancock announced today. “I am reluctant to step down, but my doctors advised me to reduce my traveling,” Haden said. The 62-year-old Haden has most recently been dealing with some health concerns. He felt ill on the […]

Men’s water polo looks to bounce back against Cal

After suffering a tough one-goal loss at Pacific last weekend, the No. 3-ranked USC men’s water polo team will seek to rebound on the road at No. 4 Cal on Saturday morning. The Trojans fell 8-7 to the Tigers on Oct. 25 in a tight game throughout. Pacific went ahead by two goals late in […]