Failed flight

Keeper Harrison James, a freshman majoring in creative writing, blocks a shot from a Bruin chaser during the USC-UCLA Quidditch game Saturday. USC lost to UCLA 150-40 after the Bruins made a quick grab for the snitch.

Quaffle toss

Quidditch seeker Mitch Cavender (left), a junior majoring in communications, tries to catch golden snitch August Lührs, a freshman majoring in English and philosophy, as the USC Quidditch team practices on Marks Hall’s lawn on Wednesday. The team, which practices four times a week, will face UCLA on Jan. 29 on the Bruins’ pitch.   […]

Quidditch pitch

Amber Bhargava, a sophmore majoring in electrical engineering, throws a “Quaffle” into play as she guards the goal posts during a Quidditch match near Argue Plaza. The USC Quidditch Team held scrimmage games Sunday to teach new members the game’s rules.