Entries by Jack Walker

Olympic spirit should exist for all

The Olympic spirit is a phrase liberally tossed around to describe the athletes at the world’s greatest athletic stage every four summers. As defined by the Olympic Creed, the Olympic spirit is: “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part, just as the most important thing in […]

Students give aid to Romania

Fifteen PharmD students from the Keck School of Pharmacy embarked on an outreach trip to rural Romania to deliver much-needed medical care to citizens, according to USC News. Dr. Naomi Florea, an associate professor of clinical pharmacy, organized the two-week trip in July as part of the school’s Global Health Initiative. Three physicians and several […]

New additions by USC Hospitality revamp campus

Though the recent addition of the Sprinkles ATM has drawn a lot of attention to the dining scene on campus, USC Hospitality has taken major strides in revamping and restructuring its venues and food offerings.

More than just a lifestyle: my path to embracing veganism

Bougey juice bars inhabited by Los Angeles’ swankiest hipsters, crunchy eateries packed with heavily pierced and tattooed rebels, and nature preserves encompassed by (high) tree-hugging hippies — these are some of the typecasts of vegans. Regardless of these awfully true stereotypes, veganism is trending for a variety of palpable reasons — mainly its unparalleled ethical, […]

Olympics coverage does not benefit participants

Bloomberg News reported this week that NBC’s ratings and viewership for the Olympic Games were seriously underwhelming. In particular, the 18-49 year old age group was 25 percent smaller than four years ago, leading Bloomberg to conclude, as they so often do, that millennials are to blame for the dip in ratings. Likewise, the chief […]