Love U: More than friends but not official


Casual dating is defined as: two people who may or may not share an emotional and sometimes physical relationship without the expectation that it will turn into something official. I’d like to start off by saying to all of the women who are perfectly content with casually dating someone, this by no means is intended […]

Sex and the Campus: Fighting Fair


Welcome to Sex and the Campus, a weekly column where I discuss all things love and relationships. It should be noted that I do not claim to be any kind of expert in either area. Dating is hard, but hopefully reading this column won’t be. If you have any burning questions about love and relationships, […]

Laundry: Rainbowland


We’re approaching those days in the semester where there’s just too much to do and too little time. Each day has so much for me to experience, and sometimes, I feel like I don’t have the capacity to absorb it all. For example, college is so fun and I’m learning so much, but every minute […]

Fall 2017 Editorial Board: USC must proactively combat harassment


On Tuesday, following startling reports that multi-millionaire Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed and assaulted women for years, USC announced that it would decline a gift of $5 million from Weinstein. Weinstein had pledged $5 million to female filmmakers at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts in a public statement apologizing for his actions. “In […]

Ask Hecuba: No Likes in Lyon Center


Dear Hecuba, I recently discovered that my friend doesn’t follow me back on Instagram. Okay, I checked because I was suspicious, but I was right! Should I confront him? We’re on good terms and talk regularly (and not because we’re being forced to); I have no idea why he would be mad at me! — […]

Love U: A leap of faith in love


Our two-month relationship felt like a two-year one sped up with the same exhaustive intensity. During that short window of time, there were no mediocre moments spent together. It became obvious that our personalities were the instantaneously compatible kind. On our first date, it was as if we had fast forwarded to the depth that […]

10 Tips on Maintaining a Year-Round Beach Body


Avoid foods you KNOW are bad for you. If the food seems unclean and bad for you, you’re probably right. Specifically, try to refrain from junk food, processed foods, fast food, and edibles that are high in carbs, fat, oil, or sugar. If you are hungry and looking for a quick meal, opt for healthy […]

Sex and the Campus: “All About Sex”


Welcome to Sex and the Campus, a weekly column where I discuss all things love and relationships. It should be noted that I do not claim to be any kind of expert in either area. Dating is hard, but hopefully reading this column won’t be. If you have any burning questions about love and relationships, […]

Ask Hecuba: Lonely in Leavey


Hecuba, how do I get a boyfriend? — Lonely in Leavey   Dear Lonely,   Although you’re feeling lonely, I can assure you that you’re not alone in this situation. For the many of us who aren’t Helen of Troy, countless hours have been spent pondering the ancient questions of when and where we’ll find […]