Classic elegance

Franz Zhao, a Thornton student majoring in piano performance, strives for perfection as the principal cellist in the USC Thornton Concert Orchestra’s performance in Bovard Auditorium on Wednesday. Professor Michael Christ Power conducted the concert.


Pavitra Krishnamani, a junior studying psychology, performs as part of a Diwali celebration in Bovard Auditorium on Sunday night. Diwali, a Hindu holiday celebrated in October or November each year, is traditionally referred to as the “festival of lights.” The festival is often celebrated in India.


Pakistani activist and former cricket star Imran Khan presents the platform for his political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice), to the audience in Bovard Auditorium on Monday night.

Next weekend gives chance to show off self

It's October and that can (obviously) mean only one thing: Trojan Family Weekend. What has become your sanctuary from parental supervision — the place where you can go wild on the weekends and barely survive the workweek — will now be infiltrated by mothers, fathers and whomever else wants to tag along.