Behind Enemy Lines: Arizona


With Arizona and USC both coming off losses last weekend, Saturday’s match-up at the Coliseum will be a battle to get back on track as we enter week five of the college football season. This week’s magic number is four. The Wildcats will arrive in Los Angeles with one of the steadiest, most experienced quarterbacks […]

Justin Bieber sends Lil’ Wayne gift via Twitter


Posting birthday gifts on Twitter might be the next big fad. To wish Lil’ Wayne a happy 29th birthday — which the artist celebrated Sept. 27 — Justin Bieber tweeted his own version of the rapper’s “How to Love.” Posted during the insomniac hours of Wednesday morning, the tweet read, “Trying to sleep. until then […]

Four burning questions: Arizona


1.) How will each team respond to adversity? USC returns home after a disappointing result in Tempe, Ariz. The Trojans fell to the Sun Devils 43-22 and shot themselves in the foot by turning the ball over four times and squandering several scoring opportunities. USC coach Lane Kiffin commented Tuesday that the team looked more […]

Kindle set to fire up the tablet market


On Sept. 28, Amazon launched its much-anticipated tablet. Christened Kindle Fire, the 7-inch tablet is priced at $199 and is available for pre-order, with delivery Nov. 15. Amazon has also significantly modified its kindle line of e-reader devices, with 6-inch non-touch B&W Kindle e-reader now available for $79, and the Kindle Touch ad-supported version for […]

Sentence, not license, revoked in Saudi Arabia


In a positive turn of events for women’s rights, a Saudi Arabian woman’s sentence for driving was revoked this week. King Abdullah made the decision not to give the woman her original punishment of 10 lashes. The outcome is the first of its kind, and came just two days following Abdullah’s announcement that women will […]

Roberta Flack to release Beatles cover LP


“Killing Me Softly” is one of those songs that transcends generations. Whether it’s because of the catchiness of the tune or how amusing it is to parody, the song sticks with people of all ages. Roberta Flack, the multi-talented artist behind this hit, is looking to expand her repertoire by channeling the energy of another […]

Long Island students arrested in SAT cheating scandal


Seven high school students in Long Island, New York, were arrested Tuesday in an alleged SAT cheating scandal. Samuel Eshaghoff faces felony fraud charges, while six others are charged with misdemeanors. Eshaghoff, 19, is accused of impersonating six Great Neck North High students between 2010 and 2011, in which he allegedly charged between $1,500 and […]