Ask Hecuba: Feminism? It’s All Greek to Me!


Who came up with the stupid feminist statue? F*** this statue. I hope somebody tears it down. — Sexist in South Central Dear Sexist, In the winter of 2014, USC President C.L. Max Nikias first invited me to campus, but it took a few years for me to arrive! I’m thrilled to finally be here, […]

Ask Hecuba


Dear readers, Last week, the Trojan Family welcomed Hecuba, Queen of Troy and the female counterpart to Tommy Trojan, to campus. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve enlisted the legendary ruler to take your anonymous questions and tackle your problems! As the ancient mother of 19 children, she’s seen it all and has centuries […]

Ask Tiffany: How to deliver a mic drop


Looking back, what has surprised you most about college? Based on your answer, do you have any advice? I chose to answer this question with every intention of devising some heartwarming and profound revelation as a convenient conclusion to this column. When it came time to brainstorm my answer, however, I found myself stymied, unable […]

Ask Tiffany: Debarking from the senioritis struggle bus


I’m a senior and the struggle is real. Like really real right now. Graduation is fast approaching and I don’t give a sh-t about classes because they don’t mean anything. Plus, I haven’t a clue what I want to do. In an effort to escape my responsibilities, I am overextending myself in things outside of […]

Ask Tiffany: Friends’ Facebook ruse lead to freshmen blues


I’m a freshman, and I’m still struggling to find my group of friends here. It’s difficult because on Facebook and Instagram I see all my friends from high school having so much fun at their own schools with their new friends, and I have nothing really to compete with. I’m afraid that this school wasn’t […]

Ask Tiffany: Love FOMO before the “diplomo”


  I’m pretty sure I have a huge crush on my best friend, but I’m scared to tell him because I’m afraid he won’t feel the same way and it will ruin our friendship. Also, we’re seniors so I just don’t really see how this would even work out after graduating … what should I […]

Ask Tiffany: On being a good friend to a bad one


My relationship with one of my best friends has fizzled over the past couple years. She’s dealing with a lot of personal problems, and while I am more than happy to be there for her, she has a tendency to lash out at those closest to her — she needs to bring those around her down […]

Ask Tiffany: DIY: Breaking the ice with a hottie


I haven’t had a crush on anyone in like, centuries. But there’s this one guy at work that I’m stupid hung up on. We don’t work the same shift, I’ve only run into him a few times, and we barely know each other. How can I find an excuse to talk to him? We aren’t even […]

Ask Tiffany: Join the SCenior Stress Party!


Hi Tiffany! I am a senior, graduating in May (LESS THAN FOUR MONTHS AAAHHH!!!). I need your advice. I’m trying to live up my senior year as best I can, but I sometimes feel like I am drowning in a pile of work. I thought senior year was supposed to be fun and carefree? I […]

Ask Tiffany: Keeping a beau in limbo


I met this amazing guy while studying abroad last year, but there was no expectation for anything serious because I’d have to go back to America. I recently saw him again during a family trip to Europe, and our feelings are still there, stronger than ever! We have an undeniable connection, but I have had bad experiences with […]