This Week in Photos: Feb. 27 – Mar. 2

“This Week in Photos” highlights the biggest stories of the week.

Students host panel on pot legalization>>

High law · Students for Sensible Drug Policy hosted a panel Sunday in Taper Hall to educate the community on legalization initiatives. - Ani Kolangian | Daily Trojan


Sleigh Bells’ sophomore effort falls flat>>

Hip sound · Sleigh Bells is composed of Derek E. Miller (left) and Alexis Krauss (right). The duo has garnered accolades for their blend of noise and power pop, especially on its 2010 studio debut album Treats. - Photo courtesy of Patrick Odell


Pair of Trojans win player of week honors>>

Best in the west · Freshman Roberto Quiroz was named conference player of the week after improving his record on the season to 13-2. - Chris Roman | Daily Trojan

North-Hager works toward University Park Family>>

Community · Eddie North-Hager, associate director of media relations, has created the website to reverse stereotypes about South Central. - Jessica Badrous | Daily Trojan


Trojans drop first contest of the year in Malibu>>

Undefeated, no more. USC baseball (7-1) lost its first game of the season Tuesday, falling to Pepperdine 7-2 in Malibu. The loss came after the Trojans began their 2012 season with seven straight wins.- Katherine Montgomery | Daily Trojan


Proposed swim venue well-received>>

Water works · Renovations to McDonald’s Swim Stadium, expected to be completed by April 2014, will include a new sundeck and stands. - Photo courtesy of USC Athletics


Consult neighbors before partying>>

Hye You | Daily Trojan


Herakles applies modern practices to ancient play>>

The mask · Though authentic, the tragic masks used in the modern adaptation of Herakles detract from the performances and play overall. - Photo courtesy of Visions and Voices

Trojans drop eighth straight game>>

In it together · Junior center James Blasczyk and freshman guard Byron Wesley were unable to lead the Trojans to their second Pac-12 win. - Luciano Nunez | Daily Trojan


Center aims to evaluate security risks>>

Securing information · Stephen Hora, director of the USC Homeland Security Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events, tells students about the type of research the center conducts. - Zhiyi Feng | Daily Trojan