Trojans face Wisconsin in return trip to Holiday Bowl

A tumultuous season will come to an end for USC on Wednesday night when the Trojans take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. The Trojans, who come in with an 8-5 record, are making their second consecutive appearance in the Holiday Bowl. They defeated Nebraska 45-42 last year. Since then, […]

Home is where your dorm is

“These have been the best years of my life.” “I’ve met all my best college friends here.” “I can’t imagine living anywhere else during this time.” I lived in a dorm for three years in Madrid, and these are just some of the typical quotes you hear from people who have gone through that experience. […]

Nine delightfully healthy recipes to try over winter break

Now that finals are finally over, use winter break to try some healthful recipes. Though many of us have our own kitchens at school, taking the time to cook a recipe from start to finish could seem like a daunting task. Why make a meal when the easiest thing sometimes is just running out with a […]

All-American linebacker Su’a Cravens declares for NFL Draft

USC linebacker Su’a Cravens declared for the 2016 NFL Draft on Wednesday, deciding to forgo his senior year for a chance to play in the NFL next season. One of the Trojans’ best all-around players, Cravens will be sorely missed on defense in what has to be a bittersweet moment for USC. “After considering all […]

Nine Christmas rock songs even holiday-music haters will love

“The Rebel Jesus” – Jackson Browne Jackson Browne pairs up with the Chieftains and puts his formidable songwriting and lyrical prowess on display in this meaningful Christmas tune. As cliché as it sounds, Browne reminds us — quite poetically — that Christmas is not about “[guarding] our fine possessions,” but about helping those less fortunate. […]

Lighting up winter in the desert

In Los Angeles, you’re probably not going to experience the frigid temperatures and heavy snowfall of the East Coast, but that’s no reason to miss out on the holiday cheer of the winter season. Regardless of whether or not you celebrate a winter holiday, the City of Angels has many bright lights and spectacles to […]

The daily grind: A typical day at ECNU

A typical Monday (by far my busiest school day) at East China Normal University goes a little something like this… 9:00 a.m.: Wake up, check all my social media apps and begin to look like a human. So many Snapstories and new pictures on Instagram to check because of this time difference…there’s just not enough […]