USC announces list of 2014 commencement speakers

Marc Benioff, CEO and chairman of, will deliver the university’s 131st commencement address, USC officials announced yesterday. Six honorary degree recipients, including Benioff, were also announced. The five additional honorary degree recipients include B. Wayne Hughes, the founder and chairman of Public Storage, the largest self-storage company in the world; Shonda L. Rhimes, the […]

USC to lead the pack with defense

When you think of smash-mouth defenses in college football, it’s hard not to rattle off a list of SEC programs that come to mind. Alabama, Auburn, Florida, LSU — all of these names carry a distinct aura of having the type of physical ballhawks and devastating strength in the trenches that evoke a certain brand […]

Silicon Valley coded for long-term success

Hollywood is the unequivocal center of the entertainment industry. But with the world experiencing a massive technology boom over the last decade, largely caused by the massive concentration of computer programmers living in the northern California region known as Silicon Valley, television and film producers are starting to find ripe material in this quiet suburban […]