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Parental talks prove awkward but crucial

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that most children don’t feel comfortable talking to their parents about sex. Sure, there are those lucky few who have a liberal relationship with their cool, hip parents. But most of the time you either keep details about your sex life to yourself or only […]

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.

Icon Plaza Starbucks makes one too many

There’s nothing quite like the opening of a new coffee shop to make people nod their heads and agree that “Yes, that certainly is another place I can now buy coffee.” It’s a lack of enthusiasm felt by hundreds of USC students last week in response to the christening of Icon Plaza’s very own Starbucks. […]

Pedestrians should play equally important role in their own safety

USC’s pedestrian safety campaign has been doggedly trying to instill a sense of accountability in the large contingent of cyclists and boarders on campus. But and equally important component of pedestrian safety is pedestrian accountability. Somewhere down the line, there seems to have been a subtle injection of an us vs. them mentality into the […]

Streets close around campus for summer

Just days removed from commencement and the end of spring semester, the university has begun work on nearly 50 summer construction projects, many of which will lead to street and building closures already affecting life on campus this summer. The summer construction schedule began Monday and is scattered throughout campus. Street closures, as a result […]

Suspicious green liquid on campus

Students around USC have been seeing green lately, but what’s really the source of the mysterious green goo appearing on campus? Ahmed Fahim | Daily Trojan (Click to enlarge)