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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 »

Article by Cailin Lowry
September 22, 2012

5 Non-Internet Things to Do During Class

Dear My Fellow USC Undergrads, I hope your summer was everything you hoped it would be and more (all 17,380 of you). I imagine you jet-setting – taking advantage of SOAR or SURF or whatever ways you convinced USC to fund your (“research”) trip to the Maldives/Ghana/Abu Dhabi/Brazil/ugh wherever I’m jealous regardless. I see you... MORE »

Article by Roy Parker
September 19, 2012

Film Student’s Favorite Summer Film “Battleship”; Thrown Out of Cinema School

Stephen Learner, a senior from North Carolina majoring in Film and Television Production, just thought he was having a fun conversation with his friends about the summer film canon of 2012. He was wrong. Unbeknownst to him, as soon as he uttered the phrase, “I really loved ‘Battleship.’ Easily my favorite flick of the year,”... MORE »

Article by Lia Woodward
April 23, 2012

Week in Review: You say goodbye, and I say NEWS

Your second-best source for this week’s Daily Trojan headlines. Students can donate excess dining dollars to LA homeless The only catch is that you have to figure out how to actually hold a dining dollar in your hand and describe what it looks like to the human eye.    Betty White discusses new book at... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
April 18, 2012

Which USC Building Would YOU Date?

Doheny 80 (but I promise, she doesn’t look a day over 21) / Female / Single? Doheny enjoys long walks on the metaphorical beach, cuddling, and telling boys that she’d really like to “just be friends.” She’s completely out of your league and always will be, what with her sexy marble floors and beautiful oak... MORE »

Article by Eric Pratt
April 8, 2012

Fun and Names: USC’s Bizarre Buildings

When you wander around campus, you may find yourself chuckling at the quaint and curious monikers that USC consistently slaps on building after building.  They appear to do this with no regard for what most students, unversed in campus history, might assume they mean.  Here are a few of my favorites. Argue Plaza — After... MORE »

Article by Eric Pratt
April 1, 2012

Make Some April Fools!

It’s that day again, dear readers.  It is a day of enlightenment, for us all to share in new beliefs.  Today, gullible is written on the ceiling, genetically-engineered winged pigs have escaped their containment tanks, and HBO canceled Game of Thrones on a whim at 12:00 AM.  Really! Anyone with half a brain can become... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
March 28, 2012

The Hunger Games, USC Style

If you didn’t contribute to The Hunger Games chowing down (har har har) $152.5 million at the box office this weekend, I congratulate you. Not really though because I saw it twice (i.e. I really liked it) and encourage “It’s a Battle Royale rip-off!!!” naysayers to stop whining. Anyway, I walked away from the movie... MORE »

Article by Roy Parker
March 26, 2012

Final Four is Set, Basketball Responds to Coast-ist Comments

With Kansas defeating personal rival North Carolina yesterday, the Final Four of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was complete. Along with Kansas is Ohio State, Kentucky, and Louisville. And no one on the West Coast gave a crap. When asked about the lack of teams from the West Coast in the Final Four, Chaz Chadderie,... MORE »