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USC sex culture not what it seems


After the recent release of James Franco’s preview of Undergrads, USC’s reputation as a school full of sex-crazed party animals will surely persist. But when it comes to sex, what is the truth about USC students? It might appear that casual sexual counters are the norm at USC. However, according to the USC Office of […]

James Franco’s USC reality show may not be so bad


Not every University can say that they have a reality show about them. But then again, not every school is USC. This past week, the internet went aflutter with the release of the trailer for “Undergrads” – a pseudo-documentary series from Dave and James Franco. Featuring real-life SC students – you might recognize a few from […]

Administration responds to controversial web series based on USC


James Franco’s new web series “Undergrads,” which the video says will air Thursday at 8 p.m. on www.jamesfrancotv.com, follows the lives of several USC  students. In an interview with MTV, Dave Franco, James Franco’s brother, said he helped film, direct and produce the web series. “This past semester, I was working more behind the camera, […]

No Broadway debut for Franco


Oscar-nominated actor James Franco has gotten cold feet about making his Broadway debut this fall. The 33-year celebrity old was slated to star opposite Oscar winner Nicole Kidman in the revival of the 1959 Tennessee Williams play, Sweet Bird of Youth. The play tells the story of a drifter using an aging actress to get […]

Haute High Lights


Song of the Week — Lenka’s “Two” Former child actress Lenka’s latest album, Two, was released April 19 and its titular track is folksy, catchy and even includes some electronic elements in the background. Her clean, honest vocals smoothly create the line two is the one for me and prove her latest release shows serious […]

Looking at Judd Apatow’s best work


With comedienne-driven Bridesmaids hitting theaters next month, producer Judd Apatow hopes to continue a long career in comedy. We here at the Daily Trojan want to review his career and give you his highlights. Heavy Weights (1995) Executive Producer If you haven’t seen this classic ‘90s comedy that features a juiced Ben Stiller and a […]

Classics that are making a comeback


Classic movie buffs, it is time to get your popcorn out because your wildest black-and-white colored dreams are coming true.  No, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe have not come back from the dead, but rumor has it that three classic movies are in the remake process (well technically  two remakes and one prequel). Oz, the […]