50 Reasons for Arrogance, Part II

Article by Cailin Lowry November 18, 2012

We lost a football game. It’s sad. The margin wasn’t quite 50 – 0 (yep, still have bragging rights on that one), but we still lost. Don’t worry (I know you weren’t), Trojans. Your arrogance is still well deserved. And here are the next twenty-five reasons why: 1.     The benefits of a private university: Google... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
November 17, 2012

50 Reasons for Arrogance, Part I

It is difficult to explain the USC-UCLA rivalry to an outsider: Trojan arrogance and understood superiority runs deep and cannot always be rationalized. In light of the game tomorrow (and UCLA’s recent bout with trying to tear down our traditions), here are fifty reasons you can feel content with your arrogance. Fifty seemed like an... MORE »

Article by Harris Mayersohn
November 16, 2012

UCLA “Vandalism” Believed to be Work of Banksy

Tension and unease have been running high on the two major college campuses in the Los Angeles area over the course of the past week. In the lead-up to the annually contentious UCLA-USC football game, pranks and insults have grown more vicious than in recent years. In reaction to a rule change preventing the USC... MORE »

Article by Quinn Sosna-Spear
November 14, 2012

UCLA’s Humble Requests of USC Before The Game

As the objective liaison between USC and UCLA, it is my duty to present to USC a list of grievances made by UCLA. They hope that USC fans will take them into serious consideration due to the fact that UCLA is having a really hard time right now. Not only do they suffer debilitating budget... MORE »

Article by hmerkt
November 11, 2012

Girl On Bicycle Uses Hand Signals Like An Old Pro

Early this morning, at the intersection of McClintock and Jefferson, a masterful exhibition in balance and composure was held by a student riding her bike through the intersection. Coming from the direction of the Century Apartments, (where the food trucks always park for you freshmen) she elegantly raised her left hand at a seemingly pre-measured... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
November 8, 2012

The Five Types of Political Facebook Users

 In case this is literally the first thing you’ve seen in the past 24-ish hours, let me deliver the news to you: President Barack Obama is still President Barack Obama and it’ll be another four years until we call him former President Barack Obama. Michelle is still around (yay!), we’ll see Malia hit the big... MORE »

Article by Roy Parker
November 5, 2012

10 Ducks That Are Better Than the Oregon Ducks

Think all of us USC Trojans can collectively say, “F*ck the Ducks.” (The asterisk is so my mom doesn’t get mad at me.) Bringing out less than illustrious record to a disappointing 4-3 this season, I found myself really hating all and any duck-ish entities. But I took a moment and realized that even though... MORE »

Article by hmerkt
November 4, 2012

Candidates Seek Women’s Vote By Slyly Condescending Just Like Mom Used To

With the election swiftly approaching like a hurricane, and each candidate trying to be the one to leave half the nation in devastation, the race for votes has never been closer. Earlier this week Gov. Mitt Romney learned that women now have the right to vote, and that he has completely neglected the demographic. As... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 31, 2012

5 Antisocial Things to do on Halloween

Um, somehow it became Halloween. I’m not sure when that happened, and I’ve decided it’s probably because I have no social life. Whoops. Therefore! As a pathetic person who can’t even remember what day it is, I appropriately compiled a list of antisocial things to do while still maintaining the Halloween spirit. Bring on the... MORE »

Article by Quinn Sosna-Spear
October 28, 2012

Getting Over USC’s Loss To Arizona

As I watch my loved ones– (I say loved ones, I mean my attractive neighbor who listens to Frank Sinatra and is only gay because we haven’t “met” yet.) –drown themselves in tears and Sangria over today’s loss, I wish to shed some hope on all of those who may be concerned that it won’t... MORE »