Skin’s Spin

Joe Skinner

Joe Skinner is a sophomore writing about USC alumni in sports. His column, “Skin’s Spin,” typically runs every other Tuesday.

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Skin’s Spin: DeRozan’s candor can offer all of us perspective
DeRozan’s openness about his struggles with mental health and depression can offer some perspective, especially considering the kinds of challenges the USC community has faced in recent months.

Skin’s Spin: Jeanie Buss exemplifies important paradigm shift
The sports industry has traditionally been seen as hypermasculine, and sports are still considered one of the most socially acceptable forms of “masculine” entertainment to this day.

Skin’s Spin: Kobe’s legacy was more than just basketball
Kobe Bryant will be remembered as not only a great athlete, but a gift of a man.