Photography Blog

Camp Kiffin

USC football coach Lane Kiffin’s Rising Stars Camp began Tuesday to benefit advanced football players in 10th to 12th grades with the necessary skills to compete at the collegiate level. The camp, which starts at 8 a.m., included drills and team play.

Shooting a Future

Mark Lemmons, chief technology officer of T3Media, presented Paramount Pictures’ digital preservation case study Monday in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center. Lemmons’ presentation was part of Screening the Future 2012: Play, Pause and Press Forward, a three-day conference about digital conservation.

Whiz kid

Caine Monroy, a 9-year-old boy from East Los Angeles who built an arcade out of cardboard boxes, and Nirvan Mullick, a documentary filmmaker who made the video “Caine’s Arcade,” speak to students in Taking the Leap (BAEP 470). See full coverage of the event online.

Trojan spirit

The USC Silks of the Trojan Marching Band teach students the routine for “Tusk” in front of Heritage Hall on Tuesday. Students without colorguard experience had the opportunity to learn moves such as dropspins, backscratchers, happy feet and slams.

Study on

Liliana Ortiz, a sophomore majoring in communication, Corrine Ostrowsky, a junior majoring in psychology, and James Bradicich, a junior majoring in public relations (left to right), prepare for their final presentation for Introduction to Advertising (JOUR 340) at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center on Monday.

Fairy princess

Oscar award-winning actor and author Julie Andrews reads her new book A Very Fairy Princess at the Target Children’s Stage in McCarthy Quad at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Sunday. Andrews recounted when Disney asked her to star in Mary Poppins and her role as Maria von Trapp in the Sound of […]

Life at a zoo

Actress and author Betty White discusses her new book Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo at the Los Angeles Times stage in front of Doheny Memorial Library on Sunday. White spoke about her new show Betty White’s Off their Rockers on NBC and her work with zoos and how they help prevent animal […]

“USC, sweat-free”

Max Hoiland, a member of  the Student Coalition Against Labor Exploitation and a senior majoring in cinematic arts-critical studies, leads a group of students near the intersection of Hoover Street and Jefferson Boulevard on Thursday. The students were protesting against USC because some USC apparel is made in sweat shops.

Heat escape

Gigi Shapiro (left), an administrative assistant in the Athletics Compliance Department, and Bernadette Santiago (right), executive assistant to the vice president for university advancement, enjoy lunch in the shade underneath a tent set up for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

Drum roll

Sidney Hopson, a graduate student studying percussion performance and a member of Thorton’s Percussion Esemble, plays “Dark Full Ride,” composed by Julia Wolf at Alfred Newman Recital Hall on Monday. The Thorton Percussion Ensemble, directed by Professor Joseph Pereira, also played music by Elliot Carter.