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Campus fire extinguished, LAFD says


The Los Angeles Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to an alert reporting heavy smoke on the university park campus, according to the Los Angeles Times. LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey said the firefighters were called to the fourth-floor of Vivian Hall, located on Watt Way, at approximately 9:40 a.m. The crews were able to quickly extinguish […]

Brits, witches and celebrities abound


Though this weekend features witches, an obscene amount of celebrities and Jason Statham doing what Jason Statham does best, looking back, last weekend proved to be great for Jessica Chastain and a very bad week for Arnold Schwarzenegger. Mama broke out with $32.1 million over the four-day MLK weekend thanks to moderately good reviews and […]

Mama to see strong weekend sales


Though the box office can be pretty unpredictable, there are some basic elements that go into anticipating how well a film is going to do.   Some factors include: how other films have done recently, what weekend a film is coming out and what competition it faces. This column will look at these elements to […]

Schwarzenegger, USC to launch institute for state and global policy


Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and USC President C.L Max Nikias announced Wednesday the formation of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. The institute will be a part of the Sol Price School of Public Policy and focus on policy and social issues in five main areas: energy and the environment, fiscal […]

Letter to the editor


To stop hazing, lawmakers must amend Matt’s Law. On Feb. 2, 2005, a young college student by the name of Matt Carrington died as a direct result of a hazing ritual at Chico State University in Chico, Calif. Following his death, Carrington’s family sought to eliminate hazing in California. Carrington’s family was successful in changing […]