My Morning Jacket’s new album won’t win any fans

In the three years since releasing the divisive album Evil Urges, My Morning Jacket’s future seemed uncertain. Jim James, lead singer, songwriter, guitarist and one of only two members who has been on every album, has kept busy in the group’s downtime, embarking on a series of side projects including a solo EP (under the […]

Follow-up a hollow echo of original film

With a movie like The Hangover, any follow up would feel forced. The original was so twisted, so hilarious and so extremely out there that putting the four leads through the same situation would raise questions. But director Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the sequel, managed to prevent things from being completely repetitive. The result is […]

Paint it forward

Students from Vermont Elementary, part of USC’s Joint Educational Project Young Scientist Program, paint a recycling-themed mural with aid from the MobileMural Lab, as part of a studio started by Nadine Afari, head of YSP, keying a recycling awareness push.

Suing NCAA not a viable option for USC

Well, that was exhausting. Five years, one month and six days later, and the final chapter to the Reggie Bush era officially closed Thursday morning with the NCAA once again giving USC the cold shoulder, announcing the school’s appeal of last June’s sanctions had been denied. And it’s about time. For a case dating back […]