Current Metro measures are enough to ensure traffic safety

As a frequent rider of Metro Bus line 81, I have expressed to friends and family that “I hate L.A. Metro.” I have frequently ridden a train sitting next to stinky men, experienced buses arriving two minutes off schedule (atrocious, I know) and once had a bus break down twice while I was on it. […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: USG unfairly disperses funds

Last week Judah Joseph, public relations director of the Concerts Committee, wrote a letter to the Daily Trojan lamenting the lack of funding for his organization.  He has a point: The 2014-2015 total USG budget increased by $71,273.03 (3.76 percent) compared to 2013-2014, but the Concerts Committee budget decreased by $2,908.09 (1.06 percent) over the […]

Good Karma Café offers the healthiest dishes on campus

Right across the street from Taper Hall, nestled in a small courtyard, sits the Good Karma Café that serves all-you-can-eat vegetarian buffet open to the public. Organized by the Office of Religious Life and the United University Church, the Good Karma Café offers unlimited food for only $10. Tuesdays they serve Indian food, and Wednesday’s […]

Missing Cal student found dead near USC

The UC Berkeley student who went missing Friday night after a USC party has been confirmed dead, officials said on Monday. Nineteen-year-old Eloi Vasquez’s body was found early Saturday morning on the 10 Freeway near Vermont Avenue and Washington Boulevard, according to the USC Dept. of Public Safety as well as local news sources. California Highway Patrol Officer Ramberto Salcido said […]

Final Four remix: What if the Elite Eight had gone totally differently?

This year’s NCAA Tournament has felt different. It just has. Perhaps it is because of the conspicuous absences. No Florida. No Michigan. No Connecticut. No Syracuse. Even tournament regulars like Creighton and St. Louis failed to make the field of 68. Or maybe it is because this year’s edition of March Madness has not been […]

Missing Cal student last seen at USC party; family offering $100,000 reward

Eloi Vasquez, a 19-year-old freshman at the University of California, Berkeley, has been missing since the night of March 27. Vasquez was last seen leaving a party at the USC chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon. Vasquez’s family originally announced to local news stations Sunday night that they would be offering a $50,000 reward for any information […]