Entries by Daily Trojan Staff

After three years, space politicization continues

Rare is a thing so unknowable as to provide infinite wonder. In a simpler age, the night sky might have been such a thing. It sure isn’t now. Last Monday marked the three-year anniversary of one of the saddest days in recent memory: Pluto’s demotion to dwarf-planet status. Years of watching Ms. Frizzle and her […]


The following incidents were reported in the USC Department of Public Safety Crime/Incident Summary between Wednesday, Aug. 19 and Tuesday, Aug. 25. Crimes against a person ON AUG. 21 between 1:30 a.m. and 1:45 a.m., a student reported she and her ex-boyfriend had been involved in a physical altercation earlier that day. The student had […]

Peddling wares

Students brought laptops and books to pass the time as they lined up at Founders Park more than 12 hours in advance for the chance to purchase inexpensive bicycles from the USC Department of Public Safety’s bike sale, where unclaimed, impounded bikes were sold.

A freshman’s guide to 2009 USC storylines

Let’s cut to the chase, freshmen. You’re here, and you’re excited for football season. You’re especially eager to cheer for the No. 4-ranked college football team in the nation, after you just spent four years’ worth of Friday nights supporting what was probably a mediocre high school team. If you’re reading this, I’ll assume you’re […]