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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stand for an end to violence


Hispanic Heritage Month concluded on Oct. 15, and now Domestic Violence Awareness Month is coming to an end, but let’s not forget that stopping family violence is just as important as the people running for the 2016 presidential office. Elections come and go, but domestic violence hasn’t stopped. Since the presidential race started, a lot […]

Ray Rice case draws needed attention to domestic violence


I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t understand football, which seems blasphemous at a place like USC. I do, however, enjoy the feeling of unity between everyone while watching a game and shouting expletives at the other team. When we win, strangers jump up and down and give each other hugs, as if […]

Reviewing Chris Brown and Rihanna’s collaborations


Despite the unease that comes with saying this, it seemed like it was only a matter of time until Rihanna and Chris Brown were collaborating on good terms again in the music business. They each released a remix featuring the other on February 20th, Rihanna’s 24th birthday. The songs were Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake” from her album […]

The Clothesline Project tackles sexual violence


This morning, members of the Clothesline Project at USC hung up T-shirts around Alumni Park decorated by survivors of sexual violence and the people who support them. Each color shirt represents a different form of sexual violence: grey represents gang rape; light blue and green are child abuse and incest; dark blue is for supporters […]