Tommy Trojan tunes

Singer Bonnie Brooksbank and Derrick Wong (right) perform in front of Tommy Trojan Wednesday afternoon. USC Program Board Concerts Committee hosts monthly noontime concerts.

Haute Highlights

Lunar New Year Festival Pacific Asia Museum Saturday, Feb. 2 — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ring in the Lunar New Year with family and friends at this multicultural festival. Be amazed by the lion dances and taekwondo demonstrations put on by local groups, or grab a bite to eat at gourmet food trucks such […]

Minority writers redefine American lit

Friday officially marks the beginning of February, which means America is about to get its annual replay of black history. Over the course of the next month, millions of Americans will catch snippets of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech just before turning the radio dial or briefly consider reading The Autobiography […]

USC Senior drops EP showcasing musical ability

Hip-hop. Jazz. Soul. Experimental. You can’t put Rippy Austin in a box. And he likes it that way. Current USC senior Rippy Austin (or Garret Rountree as you may know him) dropped his debut genre-bending EP Patiently Waiting in December. Entirely written, produced, performed and even packaged by Austin, the album is a labor of […]

Is taking military action in North Korea necessary?

The United States needs to develop a diplomatic response to North Korea’s threat of nuclear warfare.  The United Nations Security Council issued new sanctions against North Korea last week because of North Korea’s long range missile tests in December 2012.In response to these sanctions, the new leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, has threatened a […]