Entries by Kastalia Medrano

No injuries after car flips on Jefferson

A vehicle was leaving a parallel parking spot on Jefferson Boulevard, near the intersection with Figueroa Street, when it collided with another vehicle traveling westbound shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, according to the Dept. of Public Safety. “A vehicle parked at the curb, pulled out from the curb without, basically, seeing the car traveling westbound, […]

Thanksgiving a pricey affair this year

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many USC students have already left campus for their homes and families. This year, however, Thanksgiving break is notably more expensive, from flights to turkey. Orbitz Worldwide noted a jump in demand for Thanksgiving airfare, resulting in an 11 percent cost increase for flights to 10 of America’s top […]

No high expectations for Snoop Dogg, Khalifa flick

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa starring in their own stoner flick? Sounds like potentially one of the worst ideas to come out of the music business lately — but then again, there was P.O.I. Yesterday, the two rappers, dubiously known for their association with and admiration of Mary Jane (and we’re not talking Watson here), […]

Ferrell, Forte defend alma maters as rivalry game approaches

With the USC-UCLA rivalry game fast approaching, the battle is making its way into Hollywood. The film industry is awash with stars from the two schools  — celebrity USC grads include George Lucas, Judd Apatow and Bryan Lourd, while Francis Ford Coppola, Stacey Snider and Jack Black are some of the more well-noted UCLA alums. […]

No. 1 USC playing for revenge in season finale

For most of Pac-12 volleyball play, it looked as though the season finale between No. 1 USC and No. 4 UCLA would decide who took the conference title. The Bruins took some luster off that matchup last weekend by losing in an upset to Arizona, ceding the Pac-12 crown to the Women of Troy, but […]

Game rewind: Oregon

The set up: Does it even need to be explained? The Ducks were ranked 4th in the BCS. They were fresh off a dominating 53-30 victory over Stanford in Palo Alto. A win would clinch them the Pac-12 North title. They were staring at an outside shot at a national championship berth. The Trojans hadn’t […]