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Stanford win stands as one for the ages

You don’t truly realize just how early 2:45 a.m. is until you notice people returning home from a late night out just as you are starting your day. In the wee hours of Saturday morning, more than a few night owls sauntered through the courtyard at the University Gateway apartment building after what I can […]

Time for “Stanfurd” to lose this rivalry

I’ve been consumed. For exactly seven days now, ever since the clock hit triple-zeros in Palo Alto last Thursday to solidify Stanford’s “upset” win over Oregon, I have obsessed over one single thought. I’ve been so gripped by it that I can’t concentrate in class. I watch TV, but my mind drifts back to it. […]

Trojans’ resurgence makes for spectacle

Two years ago, ESPN’s College GameDay came here for the USC-Stanford game. USC was unranked and on the rise after an early season 21-point loss to Arizona State. Stanford was ranked in the top six nationally, with a vaunted, powerful offensive line and a punishing power attack. This year, GameDay is here again for the […]

Amid downturn, USC still deserves support

Well, this was not part of the plan. Before the season began, one could imagine what the Thursday before the Oregon game would be like: the campus buzzing with excitement, students posting pictures of the ESPN College GameDay crew setting up in front of the Coliseum and cardinal and gold scattered across campus in support […]


Fans gathered outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as early as 3:30 a.m. on Saturday to watch ESPN’s College GameDay. ESPN broadcasted its pre-game coverage of Saturday’s football games from the Coliseum. No. 4 Stanford edged the Trojans 56-48 in triple overtime.

GameDay provides false sense of hope

Early Saturday morning, hordes of dedicated USC fans and handfuls of Stanford’s faithful will trudge down Trousdale Parkway, across Exposition Boulevard and around the Rose Garden to wait patiently outside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s peristyle — maybe even in the rain — before ESPN personnel shepherd them into a gated area behind the set […]