USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill fired

USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill was fired Monday morning, athletic director Pat Haden announced. O’Neill was midway through his fourth season with the team and compiled a 48-65 record overall. The Trojans are coming off a 76-59 road victory over Utah and are 7-10 (2-2) on the season. In a press release, Haden thanked […]

Georgia Tech wrecks uninspired Trojans in Sun Bowl

For a team that started the season ranked the No. 1 squad in the country, the 2012 USC Trojans’ fall might be unparalleled. And the fiasco reached its climax in El Paso on a windy Monday afternoon. After a season that saw USC (7-6, 5-4 Pac-12) lose five games for the first time since 2001, […]

City council approves $1 billion plan to build The Village

After more than a decade of planning, USC’s $1 billion plan to turn the University Village into The Village at USC was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. The $1 billion project is expected to create approximately 4,000 new construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs, with a 30 percent local hiring promise. The […]

Education is essential to prison reform

In 1989, five 14-to 15-year-old boys, four black and one Hispanic, were convicted of a crime they did not commit. They spent between five and  11 years in juvenile delinquent centers and prisons in New York. Though the boys were victims of institutional racism and a flawed justice system that robbed them of a significant […]