For the past couple of years, it seemed that USC was going to ascend national college rankings as quickly as UCLA was doomed to descend it. Well, the dream has slowed down a bit. In U.S. News and World Report’s latest rankings of national universities, USC and UCLA have tied for the twenty-fourth spot. This […]
The floor, known as “The Haven,” is the first of its kind in the USC community – meaning that the university itself hasn’t instituted a sober floor yet. This oversight on USC’s part is inexcusable.
Of the 1046 girls who rushed this semester, only 737 were offered bids from sororities. While some of these girls dropped out of the race on their own accord, countless others were disheartened after not receiving a bid. As depressing as the situation is, asking sororities to offer more bids is not the solution. I […]
As the new minor in health care studies kicks off this fall, the horizon looks rosy. A part of a new-era partnership between USC Dornsife and the Keck School, the minor allows students a glimpse into research and clinical practice, and even more exciting, the bigger picture surrounding health care today. The minor includes classes […]
At first glance, it may seem like the bicycle debate at USC is unnecessary. However, if one takes the time to stop and think, one realizes that this dilemma affects the day-to-day life of every student here. Having all been made late by bike congestion and seen or been part of a bike collision at […]
It may seem overwhelming, but when professors set their expectations high in the first week of school it is for our own good.
Female students often lament that sorority rush has to coincide with the first week of class. Yet, contrary to popular belief, this first week could actually be the perfect time for rush. It’s just hectic enough to test a girl’s commitment and time management skills, but not so busy as to be overwhelming.
When considering what college to attend, prospective students pay close attention to a place’s aesthetics and living conditions. Often, one of the major aspects they consider is the food in the school’s dining halls. Last spring, I came to campus as a prospective student for the “Explore USC” program. I remember having dinner at EVK […]
Has anyone had the chance to see the Matt Barkley billboard on the intersection of Westwood Boulevard and Lindbrook Drive recently? No? Me neither. No one has. This billboard, featuring Barkley looking to the sky, was painted over early Tuesday morning. All that remains is a black background. As USC spokesperson Tim Tessalone told ESPN […]
Faithful, scholarly, skillful, courageous, ambitious: the five traits of a Trojan. We all learned them at Orientation, and we all see them waving proudly above our heads on the newly renovated Trousdale Parkway.