My favorite piece written for the Daily Trojan. The Greek system isn’t all bad.
Scholarship up in smoke
A true story.
Inside the Inner Circle
Winner of the Art Buchwald Award for Satire. Written in 45 minutes.
Traditions at USC losing their meaning, practice
I’m gonna go spit on Tommy Trojan, OK? Maybe throw a little paint on the old boy, too. And why shouldn’t I? None of USC’s traditions seem to matter anymore.First, we couldn’t hang the Bruin by the neck because it evoked a lynch-mob mentality for some of the student body. People were stringing up nooses …
Early rising, fishing, nausea all part of vacation
Nothing like projectile vomiting to get your day started!
Taking time out from the city that never sleeps
My favorite column written for the Daily Trojan.
Relationships, even with impossible people, can survive
Going on twelve years now!
El Nino brings out the worst Los Angeles drivers
A good one. People in California cannot drive when it rains.
Gran’ma’s death brings several issues to light
I wish I’d known my grandmother more. I also wish the paper hadn’t recycled a piece I submitted in August 1997 to fill space.
Writing makes you rich in soul, not in pocket
A writer talking about writing. It’s like a painter watching paint dry, except less exciting.