Trojans happy to end their travels

Well, glad that’s over. After pulling out a grinding 14-9 win Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium against Arizona State, the Trojans couldn’t hide their excitement. USC finally gets to go home for good. Arizona State was the sixth and final stop on USC’s road schedule, and it’s no secret the team was glad to see […]

‘Fire’ leaves audience charred

Theater is at its worst when it is self-consciously moralistic. The second we feel like we’re being preached to, the experience is ruined. Regrettably, such is the sorry case of Christopher Piehler’s The Triangle Factory Fire Project, which opened Nov. 5 at USC’s Bing Theatre. The show — the first of two shows this academic […]

Nikias is the best choice for Sample’s successor

Replacing a president of Steven B. Sample’s caliber won’t be easy. His leadership and poise have launched this university to unprecedented heights. Though Sample has accomplished much, his work is anything but finished. In the hectic interim, it is critical that USC selects the right candidate to carry on Sample’s legacy. The search seems daunting, […]