Letters to the editor

Relay for Life exemplifies alcohol-free fundraising.  In response to the article “Charity events can raise more funds without alcohol” on Jan. 24, there are a number of charity events and organizations on campus that are alcohol-free. One of these is Relay for Life, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. Every year, more than […]

Charity events can raise more funds without alcohol

You know the scene: It’s game day, and you’re at a tailgate on campus.  Between the tailgates and the crowds, people wander around looking for fresh recyclables. You finish off a beer and hand it with a nod to a person with a large black trash bag. For some USC students, this is the most […]

Local walk a good way to give back, work out

We all know the meaning of momentum, but what about “womentum?” Described as “an inspirational force gained over a distance of five kilometers applied to the eradication of cancers in women,” the clever pun is the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s trademark marketing tool in promoting its annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women, scheduled for Saturday, May 7. […]

In appreciation of the Greek community

When you think of a USC fraternity or sorority, what’s your first reaction? Most perceptions of Greek life involve excessive alcohol consumption, money spent on gratuitous partying, hazing of members and other negative stereotypes. Last weekend I affirmed that these perceptions are often hyperbolic truths that can be attributed to any campus group but unfairly […]