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From the archives: Trojan Olympians play Conquest during Games


 Original Date of Publication: Aug. 28, 1984 After every medal, milestone and memory had been sufficiently recounted from this summer’s Olympic Games, another special group of athletes that went virtually unnoticed also brought home the gold to its loyal followers. This diverse team, comprised from such athletic powers as the United States and West Germany, […]

Without Jones, USC will still be relevant


When USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill was questioned about the possibility of losing guard Maurice Jones to injury or other circumstances prior to the start of the 2011-2012 season, he took on a near-apocalyptic tone. “Don’t come to the games,” O’Neill said at Pac-12 Media Day in 2011. “It’ll be ugly. Don’t show up. […]

Trojan basketball is in need of a Final Four


Between stuffing my face with beignets, listening to jazz music in Jackson Square and making my way through the chaos that is Bourbon Street this past weekend at the Final Four in New Orleans, I thought hard about USC basketball. For those who have never been, the Final Four is unequivocally the greatest spectacle in […]

This Week in Photos: Feb. 27 – Mar. 2


“This Week in Photos” highlights the biggest stories of the week. Students host panel on pot legalization>>   Sleigh Bells’ sophomore effort falls flat>>   Pair of Trojans win player of week honors>> North-Hager works toward University Park Family>>   Trojans drop first contest of the year in Malibu>>   Proposed swim venue well-received>>   […]

Basketball woes may be solved by looking to football team


When asked why he chose to give USC football his oral commitment last week, prized recruit Zach Banner replied simply that it “was the perfect fit.” What the offensive tackle from Lakes High in Lakewood, Wash., probably doesn’t realize is that his recruitment to USC is the perfect fit for not one but two athletic […]