Entries by Jordyn Holman

USC hires Steve Sarkisian as head coach

The USC football head-coaching search is over – and once again, the Trojans will be led by a disciple of former head coach Pete Carroll. Former Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian, who oversaw the development of two Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks under Carroll alongside former USC head coach Lane Kiffin, has accepted the position and […]

Frozen returns the Disney magic

The magic that has made Walt Disney Animation Studios world-famous comes back in full force with the Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee co-directed animated film Frozen. The story is filled with family-friendly humor and tackles the meaning of true love in a way that invokes all of the nostalgia that Disney is known for. Frozen […]

Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing director speaks about gender discrimination

The director of California’s Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing, Phyllis Cheng, spoke to USC students Thursday morning in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center in a seminar titled “Current Trends in Gender Discrimination and Housing Discrimination.” Cheng has been serving as the director of DFEH since 2008. She was appointed by then Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and was […]

USC upsets No. 4 ranked Stanford

Behind an unrivaled resilience on both sides of the ball, the Trojans embodied the ‘one team, one heartbeat’ message that interim head coach Ed Orgeron had been preaching to them all week long leading up to Saturday’s showdown with the No. 4-ranked Stanford Cardinal. And on one kick, with the game hanging in the balance, […]

Johnny Earle speaks about entrepreneurship with students

Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, better known as Johnny Cupcakes, spoke to students about his business Monday in Taper Hall of the Humanities at an event hosted by the USC Speaking Committee. Earle started selling T-shirts out of the trunk of his ’89 Toyota Camry. Now, he has a multimillion dollar business with locations in the United […]

GSG celebrates homelessness and hunger awareness month

November is Homelessness and Hunger Awareness month, and Graduate Student Government and other service organizations at USC have many events planned to give students opportunities to give back. It is easy to remember the things to be thankful for, but this season, it will be just as easy to become aware of issues we are […]

Agholor takes home special teams honor

On Monday, USC sophomore wide receiver Nelson Agholor was named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week following Saturday’s record-breaking performance in the punt return game that led to the Trojans’ 62-28 victory over Cal. The Tampa, Fla. native tied a Pac-12 record for punts returned for touchdowns in a game (two) by taking […]

Women of Troy dominate weekend homestand

The USC women’s volleyball team knows that the toughest matches to win are the ones away from the friendly confines of the Galen Center. But after taking care of business at home, the Women of Troy have extra momentum and motivation for their final road trip of the season. The No. 4 Women of Troy […]

Lisa Kudrow interviews director about Friends, comedy

On Saturday actress Lisa Kudrow hosted a conversation with veteran director James Burrows. Burrows — who’s earned 10 Emmys, four Directors Guild Awards and a spot in the TV Academy Hall of Fame — received the Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie Masters Award for Comedy during this year’s Comedy@SCA Festival. Burrows has a long […]