More than 42: USC’s favorite athlete barber

Design by Iris Leung; Photos courtesy of Peter Hernandez The energy pops out when you walk into Flower Street Barbers. Everything is strategic in the setup — from the placement of the TVs to the barring hip-hop music bouncing off the walls. Look up above the TV to the left and see Drake London’s jersey. […]

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Finding Fan Favorites: Garrett Stubbs has made a career out of being unique 

We have many privileges as students at the prestigious University of Southern California.  But there’s one privilege you may not realize that we have: the privilege of calling the most unique catcher in baseball one of our alumni.  Garrett Stubbs is unlike any catcher you’ve ever seen.  Attentive Trojan baseball fans were clued into this […]

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USC gears up for UC Davis on senior day

Freshman midfielder Maddie Dora has managed an 86.5% shot on goal percentage, the second highest in the team among those with at least 30 shots. (Bradley Brown | Daily Trojan) USC lacrosse will host UC Davis Saturday for its last regular-season match before the Pac-12 Tournament. This game will also mark senior day, honoring eight […]

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Trojans perform under NBA Playoff limelight

Former Trojan Onyeka Okongwu is coming off the bench for the Atlanta Hawks, who fell in five games to the Miami Heat. Okongwu averaged 5.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game throughout the series in 21.6 minutes per game. (James Wolfe | Daily Trojan file photo) The NBA playoffs are well underway and have already […]

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Athletes endorsing cryptocurrencies is dangerous for climate  

I’m sitting down on my couch, enjoying a Trader Joe’s pizza and the NBA playoffs.  Suddenly, Stephen Curry takes over my screen. That’s not necessarily an unexpected occurrence, as the NBA superstar is currently leading his Golden State Warriors to a spot in the second round. But this time it wasn’t about basketball.  Instead, it […]

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Coast to Coast: Playoffs and Play-ins in the NBA

What a year it’s been for basketball. Joel Embiid became the first center to lead the league in scoring since Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Paul helped yet another franchise set their win record and the Los Angeles Lakers set a new low for preseason betting favorites. I’ve had a lot of fun covering it all, and […]

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USC falters against Stanford, loses 11-9 Sunday

Redshirt junior driver Paige Hauschild looks to shoot the ball during USC’s 9-7 victory against UCLA April 16. Hauschild had four goals in the Trojans’ 11-9 loss against Stanford Saturday in the MPSF Championship game. (Eli Masket | Daily Trojan) The No. 1 ranked Trojans lost in the MPSF conference tournament final 11-9 last weekend to […]

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European Update: How Xavi changed Barcelona

Last November, FC Barcelona, one of the most popular clubs in the world, was in total shambles.  Barcelona, who has won 10 league titles and four Champions Leagues since 2000, sat in ninth place in La Liga, mired in financial difficulties and playing unexciting, unsuccessful soccer. After a 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano Oct. 27, […]

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Lacrosse beats Arizona State for Pac-12 Title

Graduate midfielder Kelsey Huff drives down field during USC’s matchup against Arizona State in March. Huff had 6 goals in the victory. (Bradley Brown | Daily Trojan) USC secured the joint Pac-12 regular-season title after defeating Arizona State 15-13 Friday in Tempe.  The Trojans entered the game at No. 17 in the IWLCA poll against […]

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USC displays improved run game, red zone offense in spring game

Redshirt freshman quarterback Miller Moss delivers a pass through traffic during USC’s spring game Saturday. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) New football Head Coach Lincoln Riley said he wanted to make Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum a “mecca of college football.” His team’s goal at its spring game Saturday was simple: prove it was making strides […]

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