Smino shines at the Roxy despite foot injury


On-the-job injuries are never pretty. Just ask rising St. Louis rapper Smino, who fractured his foot while jumping off stage into a mosh pit at the second show of his debut headlining tour. But Smino pushed through the pain for the rest of the tour, pumping up the crowd at the Roxy Theatre on Thursday […]

Esteemed authors to speak at National Book Awards panel


Some of the most talented literary masterminds will gather at the Skirball Cultural Center on Wednesday for a night of storytelling and reflection. Hosted by the prestigious National Book Foundation, “An Evening with the National Book Awards” provides an intimate space for readers to speak to some of today’s most popular authors. The event will […]

USC sophomore finds business inspiration from Shark Tank


  When Daniel Newman heard that a group of student entrepreneurs in New York had created a Shark Tank-style competition for undergraduates, he realized USC would be the perfect venue for the West Coast counterpart. “I thought, we need to bring this to L.A.,” said Newman, a sophomore majoring in business administration and real estate […]