USC Wildlife: Animal Edition

Article by Cailin Lowry October 24, 2012

So you decided to study at USC. I’m thinking that you weren’t seduced to South Central for its vast array of lush flora or rare animals. If you were looking for wildlife beyond the Row on a jungle themed party night (or I guess club hopping in Hollywood), then you probably think four years in... MORE »

Article by hmerkt
October 21, 2012

Professor Contemplates Ending It All Saying, “Those Kids Laughing in Lecture Are Right.”

Saturday night, as international relations professor George Witter sat in his leather armchair sipping a 12 year old red wine and watched one of the first copies of his book about the anarchistic nature of the international system slowly be devoured by the flame in his fire place, he began to think about the insignificance... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 17, 2012

Campus Center Piano Bans “Chopsticks”

The Ronald Tutor Campus Center recently added a painted upright piano to the International Plaza. The piano, donated by a USC staff member and alumna, became available for anyone to play as part of the campus center’s “Art and Trojan Traditions” program. The piano quickly gained so much of a following that frequent visitors began... MORE »

Article by hmerkt
October 14, 2012

Assholes Say, “Douchebags Today Just Don’t Respect The Art”

Area man Bill Miller, head of Fellow Assholes Staying Connected to Instill Social Tyranny (FASCIST), held a press conference today to make their disappointment in todays class of douchebags publicly known. Of course by press conference I mean a single flyer posted on the doors outside the gym that I saw someone taking down in... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 10, 2012

5 Reasons To Celebrate the Rain

Finally. After several weeks in the high 80s to mid 90s, the LA weather forecast not only dropped down to the usual 70s, but predicted scattered thunderstorms with a 50% chance of rain for this Thursday, otherwise known as tomorrow. “Aw man!” exclaimed some lame guy in Ray Bans next to me upon hearing the... MORE »

Article by Roy Parker
October 9, 2012

What to Expect from Professor James Franco

He’s coming. It’s no joke. James Franco is going to teach a film production class for the Fall 2013 semester. What is going to happen in it? Who cares? James Franco is teaching it. And while that’s exciting and all, what really would it be like to have James Franco as a professor? If his... MORE »

Article by Quinn Sosna-Spear
October 9, 2012

Make Your Own Book Purse! (DIY)

Hello my !For this week’s DIY we’re going to be making purse books… Pooks! The first step to making your pook is to get your supplies! Supplies include: a hardcover book, a clutch purse, a scissors, and a superglue! Optional supplies include: Vodka! (Although the optional supplies are–as the name implies–optional, they will improve your interpretation... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
October 7, 2012

The Trojan Family: Please Don’t Pull an OJ

If you’re reading this, you probably go to USC. If you go to USC, you’ve had the concept of the Trojan Family drilled into your head since stepping foot on University Park Campus.  The Trojan Family is comprised of every USC student, past and present. In a lot of ways this is great – you’re... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 3, 2012

Come for the donuts, stay for the drunk people

You can get anything from fritters to bagels to breakfast sandwiches to ice cream to any kind of boba-related drink to cereal to cigarettes to vitamin water to iPhone cases to copies of your assignment due in an hour. MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
October 1, 2012

USCaffeine, Midterms, 90s Movies

It’s midterm season, ya’ll. (I’m allowed to type ya’ll, I was born in North Carolina). You know what that means? All-nighters, dark under eye circles, growing hatred for your field of study… All that good stuff! You know what helps ease the pain/makes the nights spent in Leavey kind of better? Caffeine! Oh, caffeine, you’re... MORE »