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Acclaimed author reflects on his past


At an intimate gathering of students in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Franklin Room, novelist Augusten Burroughs spoke to students about his career as a writer and the events in his life that influenced his work. The event was sponsored by Program Board, USC Spectrum and the Queer & Ally Student Assembly.   “There was […]

Too hip


USC student jazz musicians perform Tuesday in Alumni Park as part of Spectrum’s Jazz in the Park series, which brings free live music to students. The Jazz in the Park series is a weeklong event. Today, the series will feature the Concert Jazz Orchestra on the same stage.

HAUTE HIGHLIGHTS


Patti Smith Friday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. The Wiltern Since the 1978 release of her landmark album Easter, Patti Smith has exhibited photography, published poetry and released a highly acclaimed memoir, Just Kids. On Friday night, though, the multi-talented Smith puts on her (wide-brimmed) musician hat once more for a performance of her latest […]

Under the influence


Hypnotist Mark Yuzik hypnotizes students at the Variety Hour featuring Secondhand Serenade at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom on Monday. The event, sponsored by USC Program Board, included performances by comedians Frances Callier and Angela Shelton, beatboxer Vincent Bantasan and the Secondhand Serenade band.