Entries by Alexis Driggs

Graduate students launch charity campaign in China

This summer, a team of international graduate students will be launching a charity campaign known as DanXingDao or OneWay, which hope to collaborate with companies and students across the world to raise funds to provide lunches for hungry children living in the undeveloped areas of mainland China. “I think it’s a simple and meaningful campaign,” […]

‘Spider-Man’ should dominate weekend box office

In today’s society there is one thing that is clear: Marvel dominates the superhero genre. Although The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is not from Disney and Marvel Studios, it is still a huge blockbuster that should dominate the weekend. This weekend also features Walk of Shame, starring Elizabeth Banks, but the box office should belong to […]

Satisfying a bacon obsession

I have this thing for cured pork meat product: bacon. This love — or obsession — began at a young age and started mostly because of healthy childhood deprivations. My mom is a total health nut (love you, Mom!), but because I was deprived, my love only grew stronger. I wish I could remember when […]

‘Captain America’ should see fourth week at No. 1

Following the release of big blockbusters like Rio 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this upcoming weekend seems a little small, with a lack of major releases in favor of a few small films that may hit specific markets. Perhaps the biggest film coming out this weekend is The Other Woman. Starring Cameron Diaz, […]

Annenberg Evening of Innovation features student startups

The Annenberg Innovation Lab hosted an Evening of Innovation at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism on Wednesday. Six student-founded startups partook in the event for an opportunity to receive $10,000 in funding. Erin Reilly, Annenberg Innovation Lab creative director, described the Evening of Innovation as a culmination of the 2013-2014 academic year. […]

Visiting professor discusses Egyptian military

Professor Robert Springborg, a recent retiree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate school in Monterey and an expert on Egypt and its military, spoke to students in Ronald Tutor Campus Center Tuesday afternoon about the structure and role of the Egyptian military during and after the revolution in 2011 that deposed former president Hosni Mubarak. The event was […]

Sports industry leaders speak about success

The USC Sports Business Association hosted a panel Tuesday in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center with industry leaders Jeff Borris, a sports agent at Beverly Hills Sports Council; Steve Harden, Vice President of Sales at Oakley; Brendan Meyer, Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Wasserman Media Group; and Ryan Lawrence, Vice President of Business Development […]