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College Football Pick’em: Week of 10/26

Well, friends, the college football machine rumbles on to Week 9. We’re quickly approaching that time of the year where the dust starts to settle and the playoff picture becomes clearer. It’s close, but we’re not there yet. We may be a little old to be trick-or-treating but at least we’ve still got plenty of […]

USC should emphasize cleanliness

The university issued an email to all students Wednesday before the UC Berkeley football game about an outbreak of mumps at the California campus. Many USC students traveled to Berkeley for the Weekender trip and could have brought back this virus.  The email warned students to be aware of the common means of mumps transmission: […]


Blake Spencer, a senior majoring in business administration, leads the traveling USC student section in a post-game cheer after the Trojans’ 30-9 win over California at AT&T Park in Downtown San Francisco Thursday evening. Thousands of USC students traveled to the Bay Area for the annual Weekender.

Game rewind: Cal

The set up: Cal, who was playing in the fifth different stadium for the fifth straight game, played host to USC in the annual “Weekender” game at AT&T Park. Coming out of a bye week, the Trojans’ defense hoped to make statement after allowing a school-record 37 first downs to Arizona two weeks before. The […]

Turnovers key USC’s victory over Golden Bears

For a split second, Zach Maynard almost made it close. With the Golden Bears trailing USC 20-0 late in the second quarter, the Cal quarterback completed three straight passes, moving the ball down to the USC 10-yard line. On the next play, however, the junior signal caller’s pass was intercepted by freshman linebacker Dion Bailey, […]

TV spot puts all eyes on the Trojans

With thousands of USC fans making the dedicated pilgrimage to San Francisco today to watch the Trojans take on the California Golden Bears, everyone’s hoping the team doesn’t put up a stinker. In fact, this one’s a must-win for USC to salvage some pride, exert dominance and satisfy hordes of fans who accompany the team […]