Traveler’s Tracks: Back to School

Rini Sampath is back with Traveler’s Tracks, starting off the new school semester with a playlist of upbeat songs including tracks from The Black Keys, M.I.A., Nicki Minaj and many more. Rini Sampath is a sophomore majoring in international relations. Her podcast “Traveler’s Tracks” runs every Tuesday.        

Shooting west of campus injures one

At approximately 12:15 Monday morning, a shooting occurred that left one person injured on Raymond Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard, just west of the University Park Campus. Officer Rosario Herrera of the Los Angeles Police Department’s media relations office said the victim, a black male, was shot multiple times by a Hispanic suspect and transported to […]

University announces new center for bioscience

University President C. L. Max Nikias announced a $50 million donation from Dr. Gary Michelson to fund the establishment of the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience on Monday morning. Dr. Michelson, a retired orthopedic spinal surgeon, has over 955 issued or pending patents to date, as well as a place in the National Inventors […]

Update: Freshman water polo player Jon Walters dies at 19

Jon Walters, a freshman water polo player who contributed to USC’s record sixth straight NCAA title, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, the Orange County Register reported. He was 19. Walters fell into a coma on Jan. 1 and suffered a heart attack, his father told the Orange County Register. “Jon was a great […]