Contaminated cantaloupes pose serious health risk


In what the CDC is calling the deadliest foodbourne outbreak in a decade, Listeria-infected cantaloupes in 18 states have sickened 72 people, killing 13 so far. Officials say the epidemic will most likely worsen as the government struggles to trace how far the bacteria have spread into other states. In addition, the symptoms of Listeria […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced


Guns N’ Roses, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Cure and Heart were among the first-time nominees announced Tuesday for potential induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2012. Other new nominees include rap duo Eric B. & Rakim, blues guitarist and singer Freddie King, British rock group the […]

DreamWorks signs deal with Netflix


On Sept. 26, DreamWorks Animation, which has produced animated classics such as the Madagascar and Shrek series, signed a deal with Netflix to promote its films and television specials. It is the first time a major Hollywood supplier has chosen Web streaming over pay television. According to some analyst estimates, the contract could earn the […]

Practice Report: Galippo (video)


Senior linebacker Chris Galippo talks about the team's practice and what it can do to bounce back after the loss to Arizona State in a video interview.

Affirmative action demonstration met with counterprotest at UC Berkeley


In a protest against a bill that would allow affirmative action in California, Republicans from University of California, Berkeley hosted a “Diversity Bake Sale” on Tuesday that priced cupcakes and cookies based on the race of the purchaser. Sparking controversy and several opposing protests from groups on campus, the baked goods were sold for $2 […]

Barkley reprimanded for “inflammatory” comment


On Tuesday afternoon, the Pac-12 reprimanded USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley for calling Arizona State’s Vontaze Burfict a “dirty player” last week in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. Coaches are often reprimanded for complaining about officiating, but this is the first time in recent memory the league office has handed down a reprimand […]