USC, Penn State Rose Bowl matchup is marked by similarities


USC took an untraditional route to arrive at its most traditional postseason landing spot historically: the Rose Bowl game, or the “Granddaddy of Them All.” Despite concluding the regular season on an eight-game winning streak, USC failed even receive a berth to the conference title game. But after Washington won the Pac-12 Championship, it also punched its […]

With faith and commitment, USC women’s soccer claims NCAA title


As his team swarmed onto Avaya Stadium in San Jose on Sunday night to the tune of the final whistle, head coach Keidane McAlpine watched from the sidelines, grinning. The players bounced on their toes, hands scrabbling to touch the wood of the program’s second NCAA trophy, pulling each other in for hugs. But McAlpine took his […]

USC professor stabbed and killed on campus by student


A USC psychology professor was fatally stabbed on campus by a student Friday evening and the suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said. The Department of Public Safety  responded at 4:35 pm on the 3600 block of McClintock Avenue to a call of the stabbing. The suspect was described as male, white with lacerations to his palms.  The […]

The Weeknd redefines R&B genre with Starboy


With a new hairdo and without ex-girlfriend Bella Hadid at his side, The Weeknd released Starboy, an album that surpassed all expectations and revamped the genre of R&B after Beauty Behind the Madness. With Starboy, The Weeknd completely entered the mainstream, taking his fans by surprise with an upbeat album unlike ever before. With the […]

Adoree’ Jackson leads No. 12 USC over Notre Dame


With rain drizzling on the Coliseum late in the first half, it seemed like USC could have a legitimate game on its hands. A Notre Dame side with nothing to play for besides pride was nearly matching the Trojans shot-for-shot on both sides of the ball. Only a missed Irish field goal had allowed USC […]

No. 13 USC beats UCLA, keeps Pac-12 South hopes alive


It was unraveling rather quickly. Junior wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had to be helped off the field — status in doubt — redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold had thrown an ill-advised interception and Mike Fafaul, UCLA’s backup quarterback, had thrown a touchdown pass to give the unranked Bruins a lead over the No. 13 Trojans […]