Coliseum renovations include new seating, amenities

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is receiving a multimillion dollar renovation. “It’s a very ambitious project — a $270 million renovation — and we are well down the road on it,” USC Sports Information Director Tim Tessalone said.   The first phase of the makeover took place prior to the 2016 football season with the […]

Strength in stability for Helton, USC heading into new campaign

For fans of storied college football programs, a reassuring feeling surfaces every year. Bolstered by NFL Draft hype and heralded recruiting classes, institutions such as USC always feel on the verge of national dominance. This perspective has no reason to falter for Trojan fans this year, as head coach Clay Helton’s squad will more likely […]

USC students should cherish each gameday

The name of this column is “Any Given Saturday,” a collegiate play on the great NFL movie Any Given Sunday with Al Pacino. It’s about the beauty of college sports and sports in general — in college football, on any given Saturday, something special might happen. For three Saturdays in a row here at USC, […]

Victory lies with Trojans’ offense

In sports circles everywhere, it’s widely known that defense wins championships. The problem for USC is that there is no championship to be won, and the defense has played that way for a large part of this season. Sure, the Trojans’ defense is coming off its most dominating performance yet, strangling a Cal team that […]