Greek escape

New sorority members join together to discuss topics ranging from safety precautions to alcohol education at Panhellenic’s new member retreat Sunday at Bovard Auditorium. The Inter-Fraternity Council also held a retreat on campus Sunday to provide information to new fraternity memb Ricardo Galvez | Daily Trojan

Origins: Editors lay foundation for campus news outlet

Historic American newspapers, such as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post, have all passed the 100-year mark. As of Sunday, the Daily Trojan joined the club. The first issue of the DT, then called The Daily Southern Californian, was published Sept. 16, 1912, after W.R. “Ralph” La Porte, the […]


Laguna Dance Festival Friday Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. – Sunday Sept. 9, 2 p.m. Laguna Playhouse If you missed the Alonzo King Lines Ballet last October at Bovard Auditorium, the Laguna Dance Festival provides another opportunity to witness the San Francisco-based troupe in action. The Backhausdance company kicks off the festival Friday night with a […]

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.


USC’s SoCal VoCals sing Saturday evening at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella West Semifinals in Bovard Auditorium. SoCal VoCals placed second behind UCLA’s Scattertones, who will advance to the national competition in New York City. SoCal VoCals won the national competition in 2008 and 2010.

Long-running joke

Alli Jennings (left), a freshman majoring in theatre, asks Tommy Flemming, a junior majoring in theatre, for her pet snail back as he threatens to eat it in a scene for Commedus Interruptus. The improvisational comedy group performed nonstop for 24 hours in front of Bovard Auditorium on Thursday to raise money for the group.