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August 25, 2011

Under fire, NCAA remains committed to amateurism

Recently and always, the NCAA has come under fire for its failure to maintain the same standards when dealing with different compliance cases, especially when compared to the 2010 sanctions against USC that have increasingly become viewed as overly harsh and really lame.  While USC faced severe scholarship reductions and a two-year bowl ban, the... MORE »

April 17, 2011

Students nostalgic for controversy

A couple weeks ago, USC was making national headlines unrelated to football: a fraternity had circulated a private been forwarded an e-mail that exemplified fraternity culture at its worse.  Then, a member from the same fraternity chose to live up to this mantra by having sex on the tallest building on campus. Oh, and the... MORE »

March 5, 2011

Shooting Not Worth Reporting

TODAY IN NON-NEWS: You probably don’t care, but a twenty-something male was shot near the corner of 29th Street and Hoover early Saturday morning in a drive-by shooting.  Before you emote a natural response out of empathy or concern for your own safety, you should know that this person had absolutely nothing to do with... MORE »

February 18, 2011

Don’t Forget to Vote in USG Elections

It seems like just yesterday that hundreds upon hundreds of USC students were voting for their favorite fraternity and sorority members to be their next President and Vice President.  Well, 2011 is here now, and I am not going to let the occasion pass me by again.  It is high time that USC students begin... MORE »

February 12, 2011

Daily Trojan Leads Way in Complaint Reporting

In the age of digital and cable news, the status of print journalism is becoming increasingly irrelevant.  Newspapers are going out of business and some say that our future may be devoid of the coarse material that produces 550 pounds of waste each year per paper ““ a horrible prospect that has journalists and those... MORE »