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No. 4 Women of Troy prepare for Pac-12 Championship

Coming off of a monumental win against No. 1 UCLA, the No. 4 USC women’s tennis team defend their regular season Pac-12 title this weekend in Ojai, Calif. for the Pac-12 Championship. “If we do well this weekend it’s great, but if we falter it’s not a huge deal,” USC coach Richard Gallien said. “It […]

Young local business owner Caine Monroy shares story with Marshall class

With these words, professor David Belasco of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies introduced Caine Monroy, the youngest speaker the center has ever hosted for his Wednesday night class, Entrepreneurial Mindset: Taking the Leap. Nine-year-old Monroy stars in a video by filmmaker Nirvan Mullick that features his homemade cardboard box arcade in the auto parts and salvage yard owned […]

LAPD, DPS officers to be added to USC area

Numerous measures will be added to secure public safety in and around the university, including additional Los Angeles Police Department officers, technology and education. At a press conference in Town & Gown on Thursday, President C.L. Max Nikias, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa addressed safety of students and southwest Los […]

Women of Troy win big at weekend invitational

No. 5 USC women’s rowing continued their hot start to the season, winning seven of their eight races at the Stanford Women’s Invitational on Saturday against no. 11 Stanford, no. 15 Michigan State and no. 17 Notre Dame. The varsity eight boat started the morning by posting the fastest time of the day (6:21.2), beating […]

Women of Troy stun top-ranked UCLA, take Pac-12 title

The No. 4-ranked USC women’s tennis team pulled off a huge upset Friday defeating top-ranked UCLA 6-1 in Westwood. After falling to the Lady Bruins twice earlier this season, the Women of Troy had revenge on their mind as well as a chance to claim the Pac-12 title from the grasp of their heated crosstown rivals. […]

In Photos: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The university hosted the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Saturday and Sunday, bringing Angelenos to campus to celebrate and enjoy reading, books and music. Families listened to actress Julie Andrews read her new children’s book, visitors watched Betty White speak about her new book, authors signed fans’ books, and many shopped for new reads […]

Women of Troy take second in tournament to finish season

The No. 3 women’s golf team wrapped up the regular season on a strong note, finishing second at the second annual Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Tournament Tuesday in Half Moon Bay, Calif. The Women of Troy finished at 9-under 855, six strokes behind UCLA, who recorded a final score of 15-under 849 to win the tournament. Stanford […]

City offers $75,000 reward

The City of Los Angeles is offering a $75,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter of Ming Qu and Ying Wu, two Viterbi School of Engineering graduate students fatally shot early Wednesday morning. Councilmember Bernard C. Parks introduced the reward motion to the city council in this morning’s […]

Trojans score third place in weekend championship

Although USC’s club tennis team did not walk away as champion of the USTA National Tennis On-Campus Championships in Cary, N.C., it did reach a high point in the organization’s history in a satisfying finish to the 2012 season. After placing first place in its pool, USC advanced two rounds in the Gold division bracket […]

Trojans fall to Sun Devils in weekend series

All season, throughout the ups and downs, USC baseball coach Frank Cruz has said that his players are fighters. And after looking lifeless in a three game sweep at the hands of No. 21 Arizona State over the weekend, Cruz stood by his claim. “We’ll be fine,” said Cruz following the Sunday finale. “We’ll bounce […]