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It’s a small world

Members of the Alpha Delta Chi sorority and the Theta Xi fraternity perform Friday evening at Songfest in Bovard Auditorium. Their performance focused on what happens when the Disneyland ride It’s a Small World breaks down. Proceeds from the event go to Troy Camp.

Free music

Andre Vleisides, a freshman studying international relations, plays the theme song from A Charlie Brown Christmas on the piano in International Plaza on Thursday. The piano is available for anyone to play and is part of a city-wide initiative that places pianos throughout Los Angeles for passers-by to play free of charge.

Modern man

Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cameron Tucker on ABC’s comedy series Modern Family, imitates a scene from the show at Trojan Family Meets Modern Family in Town & Gown on Tuesday. Stonefest talked about serving as student government president at Kansas State University.

Get live

Macklemore hypes up the crowd during his set on McCarthy Quad as part of Program Board’s Springfest 2012. The event also included performances from headliner house music DJ Wolfgang Gartner, Anberlin and Young London.

Empowered words

Simbree Touchstone, a junior majoring in gender studies, reads a poem in front of Tommy Trojan as part of Thursday’s Take Back the Night rally. The rally was the culmination of a week of events sponsored by Take Back the Week and the Women’s Student Assembly that aimed to raise sexual violence awareness at USC […]


Michael Nishida, a junior majoring in economics, does homework underneath a tree in Alumni Park on Wednesday. The T-shirts hanging under the trees are part of USC’s Take Back the Night, a weeklong initiative dedicated to promoting awareness about sexual violence and to empower men and women to feel safe.

Striking the chord

Christopher Garwood (left), a freshman majoring in classical guitar performance, plays excerpts from Fantasie, Op.3 composed by Fernando Sor at a master class in Alfred Newman Recital Hall on Tuesday. The class was led by Pepe Romero (right), a professor of classical guitar, and featured music by Johann Sebastian Bach and Isaac Albeniz.

April fools

Members of USC’s Wushu Nation perform an April Fool’s Day prank on students in front of Tommy Trojan on Sunday. A member of the group asked students to pick up a sword and the group pretended to fight the student using wushu, a modern form of Chinese martial arts.

Lakers love

Edgar Gonzalez Aguilar, a junior majoring in theatre, poses with Laker Girls Shashana (left) and Veronica (right), who visited the Ronald Tutor Campus Center on Thursday as part of their Southern California tour promoting their partnership with Carls Jr. Fans were able to take photos with the girls and get their autographs. – Ani Kolangian […]

Under the influence

Hypnotist Mark Yuzik hypnotizes students at the Variety Hour featuring Secondhand Serenade at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom on Monday. The event, sponsored by USC Program Board, included performances by comedians Frances Callier and Angela Shelton, beatboxer Vincent Bantasan and the Secondhand Serenade band.