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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 […]

Orgeron’s energy a better fit for Trojans


When newly appointed interim USC head coach Ed Orgeron took the podium for last Sunday’s press conference, he didn’t promise a Rose Bowl berth. He didn’t guarantee USC would beat a certain conference rival. What he did say, though, was telling. “I’m gonna have some energy, some excitement. High-fiving guys, having fun,” Orgeron said. But […]

Kiffin, QBs waste talented roster


After another stalled drive against Washington State, USC’s star wide receiver, junior Marqise Lee, who will almost certainly be nabbing passes from an NFL quarterback a year from now, stormed off the field. He yanked off his helmet and screamed in frustration in the direction of the stands that were once filled with cheers but […]

Kennard takes home honor after strong performance


USC senior defensive end Devon Kennard was named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week on Monday for his outstanding play in the team’s 30-13 victory over Hawai’i to open the 2013 season. In a game that the Trojan defense dominated, Kennard recorded three tackles, including two tackles for loss and one sack, two pass […]

Junior day means more than you think


The phrase “junior day” isn’t likely to ring a bell in most people’s minds, regardless of their allegiance to the game of college football. That’s because, to the uninformed eye, the event seems to be little beyond a bunch of eager high schoolers checking out a university campus. But it’s much more than that. On […]