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Obama visits Los Angeles

President Barack Obama wrapped up his two-day tour through California at a rally in Los Angeles Friday morning. During his speech at Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, which drew a crowd of approximately 2,500, Obama attempted to rejuvenate the core Democratic base and acknowledged the vital role it played in his 2008 election. Obama […]

Donald Crockett, Xtet shine at Wednesday recital

Many of Los Angeles’s top instrumentalists gathered together Wednesday night for a stunning musical performance led by USC faculty composer and conductor Donald Crockett. The Faculty Recital took place in Alfred Newman Recital Hall and lasted approximately two hours with intermission. Crockett is the chair of the music composition department in the Thornton School of […]

On These Shoulders We Stand set for campus screening

Not everything began with Stonewall. Such is the pretext of Glenne McElhiiney’s On These Shoulders We Stand, a new and groundbreaking documentary about Los Angeles’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community from the 1950s through the early 1980s. On Thursday night, McElhiiney will screen her film on campus in Taper Hall Room 202 at 6 […]

Getting ready for finals week

  Finals are in just a few weeks, and at least one person is excited about it. Will you be ready? Ahmed Fahim | Daily Trojan           (Click to enlarge)

Arizona’s Birther Bill vetoed

Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Monday that would have required presidential candidates to prove they were American citizens before their names could be placed on the state ballot.  The bill passed the state House last week and now will not become law unless legislators vote to override Brewer’s veto. Under the law, […]

Project explores students’ reaction to idea of death

How often do the thoughts of death, mortality and existence cross college students minds? Faced with a symbol of finality, how would they react? That’s what Jayson Kellogg wanted to find out with his photography project “Memento Mori.” Taking its name from the Latin phrase for “remember you will die,” the junior sociology major’s collection […]

Lecture on technology to be held tomorrow by Annenberg, Marshall

The effects of technology are widespread in today’s day and age.  By impacting the media and countless industries, technology now holds the ultimate power over us all.  Tomorrow, April 14, Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse will be analyzing and discussing this matter with USC Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III and Professor Christopher Holmes Smith. The […]

Another earthquake strikes Japan

Yet another earthquake struck Japan early Tuesday morning, killing at least six people. The 6.4 magnitude quake triggered a landslide that buried three homes in Iwaki, according to the city’s fire department. The quake was centered about 100 miles northeast of Tokyo and around 30 miles southwest of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, according to the United States Geological […]


KXSC held their annual music festival, KXSC Fest, on Sunday in EF Hutton Park. The festival, now in its third year, included artists Flying Lotus, Abe Vigoda and Puro Instinct. The event also had an art installation from the USC Fisher Gallery, food trucks and DJ sets. Check out Nathaniel Gonzalez’s photos in the slideshow […]