Entries by Isabella Sayyah

Clay Helton named permanent head coach

Just a couple days after the Trojans defeated crosstown rival UCLA for the first time in four seasons, Clay Helton has been named the USC football program’s permanent head coach, athletic director Pat Haden announced Monday morning. The 43-year old Helton, who previously took over on an interim basis for Steve Sarkisian on Oct. 12, […]

Organized experiment causes small explosion in Tutor Hall

A small explosion occurred in Ronald Tutor Hall Tuesday evening due to an assistant research professor and his peers mixing chemicals. No one was hurt. The Los Angeles Fire department said the partners were conducting an organized experiment in the building’s basement laboratory. According to LAFD the building shook, but suffered no structural damage. No fire broke […]

Uber driver arrested after student reports he groped her

LAPD arrested an Uber driver Saturday night after he was accused of groping a female USC student while dropping her off near campus. At approximately 9 p.m. on Nov. 22, the student reported that the driver had groped her from behind as she was getting out of his car. The incident occurred as he was […]

USC hangs on to beat New Mexico for 3-0 start

The USC men’s basketball team weathered a late second half push by the New Mexico Lobos to hang on for a 90-82 win at the Galen Center Saturday night. The Lobos trimmed a 20-point second-half deficit to as little as five with a minute and a half remaining. But the Trojans forced six consecutive misses […]

Adams powers Oregon past the Trojans

No. 22-ranked USC had no answer for Oregon’s senior transfer quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who threw for 407 yards and six touchdowns on his way to leading the No. 23-ranked Ducks past the Trojans, 48-28, at Autzen Stadium on Saturday. Adams completed 20 of his 25 passes, and his six touchdowns is the most any […]

Miguel, ILoveMakonnen to perform at Conquest

Artists ILoveMakonnen and Miguel will perform at Conquest, the Undergraduate Student Government Concerts Committee announced Friday. “We decided to go ahead with these two artists because we think that not only are they complementary to one another, but they’re also a really exciting way to bring the community together with a pumped-up, really exciting Makonnen […]

Trojans rout Toreros in season opener

The USC men’s basketball team impressed in its season opener Friday night, defeating the University of San Diego Toreros 83-45 at the Galen Center. Sophomore guards Jordan McLaughlin and Elijah Stewart paced the Trojans in the blowout win. McLaughlin led the way with a game-high 20 points, while Stewart recorded his first career double-double with […]

Trojans come back in Colorado to win fourth straight game

The Trojans (7-3, 5-2) overcame a 17-6 halftime deficit to defeat the Colorado Buffaloes 27-24. Redshirt senior quarterback Cody Kessler went 17-27 with 204 yards and three touchdowns, while Justin Davis chipped in 85 yards on 14 rushes, as the Trojans rallied for the second consecutive week. USC looked impressive on its opening drive, marching down […]

Women of Troy triumph in PKs to advance to next round of NCAA Tournament

The women’s soccer team is on to the next one. The Trojans defeated Cal State Fullerton on penalties after a 3-3 draw in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It was a thriller of a contest at McAlister Field as entertaining as it was tense. Fullerton took the lead at 19 minutes on a lovely […]