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Thanksgiving with my Trojan Family


This Thanksgiving, I chose to stay in Los Angeles instead of going home to Seattle. Though it would have been amazing to see my family and sleep in my own bed for a few days, I felt like I just had to soak up my senior year and experience “College Friendsgiving” for the first and […]

‘Trojan Family’ is not just a saying


I thought it was stupid. I was standing on the steps of the Physical Education building, overlooking Cromwell field. It was my freshman orientation, and I was stuck there, surrounded by people I didn’t know, being forced to perform that outrageously obnoxious two-finger-V-thing as a 10-piece segment of the Trojan Marching Band blared Tribute to […]

Change of plans paid off perfectly


It wasn’t supposed to end like this. Four years ago, as I waited anxiously for my college decision letters to arrive, I envisioned how it would all play out — my dream school would accept me, the school whose posters and jerseys covered the walls of my bedroom, and I’d get to go to college […]

Trojans’ roster features top talent


As USC enters its final week of spring practice, the feeling of optimism that head coach Steve Sarkisian carried with him during his introductory press conference has not dissipated, but rather intensified. On the practice field, coaches are energized, players are engaged and just about everyone seems to be genuinely excited to be there. All […]

USC values legacies but avoids nepotism


Elizabeth Eddy, a senior majoring in business administration, belongs to a family that has attended USC for four generations. Eddy is the 18th member of her family to attend the university. And now that her brother and cousin also currently attend USC, the Eddy family has had 20 members of their family attend the university. […]

Springing into ‘SC


Jan. 12, 2013: While everyone else started their second semester of college with their dorm rooms intact, friends by the dozens, and a better understanding of the real world, there I was hauling in my suitcases, clamoring for my hangable high school memorabilia and just starting to figure out how to use the washer/dryer combo […]

Letter to the editor


The detrimental effects of USC Hook-Ups Of course when I came across the USC Hook-Ups Facebook page this evening on my Facebook, I eagerly perused the posts with my roommate and laughed over some of the better-worded sexploits detailed on the page. However, as the evening progressed and more and more updates began to pop up, […]